| January 18, 2018

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Mufti Syed Haneef Ahmed grew up in Brooklyn, New York and pursued his initial years of higher traditional Islamic learning (Alimiyyah course) locally in Darul Uloom New York. After six years at the institute, he transferred to Madrasah In’aamiyyah in Camperdown, South Africa, where he completed his final year of the Alimiyyah course.
Upon graduation in 2014, he spent a year in propagating the religion and calling Muslims toward a stronger relationship with Allah Ta’ala. Mufti Syed Haneef Ahmed then traveled to Sherwood, South Africa and enrolled at Darul Iftaa al-Mahmudiyyah to specialize in the field of issuing legal verdicts (iftaa) under the world renowned scholar and expert in Islamic finance, Mufti Ebrahim Desai. After two rigorous years of study, he received authorization (ijazah) in issuing legal verdicts (fataawa).
• Completed until 8th Grade in IS 240 - Brooklyn, New York (2007)
• Attended Darul Uloom New York - Queens, New York (2007 – 2013)
• Completed High School (GED) (2012)
• Graduated from Madrasah In’aamiyyah - Camperdown, South Africa - with authority (Ijazah) to teach Qur’anic studies, Hadith, Fiqh and Arabic Studies (2014)
• Graduated from Darul Iftaa al-Mahmudiyyah - Sherwood, Durban, RSA - with authority (Ijazah) in issuing legal verdicts (Fataawa) (2015 – 2017)
Thesis/Research Papers
Produced research papers on a range of issues on classical and contemporary topics. Among them are the following:
1. Philosophy of Shari’ah: Islamic Legal Maxims, Principles of Fatawa, History & Codification of Madh’habs
2. Islamic Medical Jurisprudence: Organ Transplantation, Euthanasia, FGM
3. Islamic Family Law: Prenuptial Contracts, Divorce Precedents,
4. Islamic Commercial Law: Contract analysis, Charitable Endowments, Introduction to Islamic Finance
5. Main Thesis: Addressing the Musical Conundrum: The balanced Fiqhi perspective


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