SWISS aims to develop a culture of religious knowledge, personal empowerment, and civic engagement. Our objective is to establish a vibrant community by joining a classical understanding of Islam with modern scholarship and a healthy understanding of the current cultural context. We aim to bring forth the cultural relevance of Islam in America and to develop the hearts and minds of the individuals in our communities.
Imam Suhaib Webb
Suhaib Webb is a Graduate of University of Central Oklahoma with a background in Education & Azhar University from the College of Shariah (Islamic Law). Imam Suhaib has served various communities in North America and is currently the founder of S.W.I.S.S. He frequently shares advice, lessons & “SnapWas” on his SnapChat.
He currently resides in New York serving as Scholar in Residence at the Islamic Center at NYU.
The Quran’s first chapter, the Opener represents a gateway to a purpose driven life, rooted in learning, faith, worship, and character. In this first reflection, Suhaib Webb helps us enter into a relationship with this chapter that helps us start a relationship with faith and scripture.
In this week’s Friday sermon, I addressed some lessons we derive from rain, why standing up for the undocumented is important, and an Islamic position on gun control?
Professional challenges, as well as a toxic religious environment, compelled al-Ghazzali to write his most famous work. How would he react to today’s life?