Religious Authority

I.M.A.M. is a religious organization adhering to:

United States Federal Law which establishes the rights for non-profit religious institutions under article 501(c)(3).

The Islamic Religion in accordance with the School of the Household of the Prophet (pbuh), known as the Shia, the Ja’fariyah, the Imamiyah, and the Ithna ‘Ashariyah (Twelver).

  • The Highest Authority of Shia Muslims worldwide, who, presently, is the Grand Jurist, Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Hussaini al-Sistani.
  • His Special Representative of Religious Affairs of Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani for Europe and North America is the Honorable Scholar Sayyid Murtada al-Kashmiri, the Chairman of I.M.A.M.
  • His representative in United State of America is the Honorable Scholar Sayyid M.B. al-Kashmiri, the Vice Chairman of I.M.A.M.

Board of Directors

Name Title
Sayyid Murtada al-Kashmiri Chairman
Sayyid M.B. Kashmiri Vice Chairman
Sayyid Mehboob Abidi al-Najafi Member
Shaykh Fawzi Mohammed al-Battahi Member
Haj Mustafa S. Hassan Executive Director
Shaykh Dr. Mehdi S. Hazari Secretary
Haj Ghassan I. Hassan Assistant Treasurer (Acting Treasurer)

I.M.A.M. Scholarly Members

Sayyid M.B. al-Kashmiri
Shaykh Mohammad al-Ali al-Halabi
Sayyid Mohammad Alsaabary
Sayyid Muntadher Aljabery (Almusawi)
Shaykh Dr. Mehdi Saeed Hazari
Shaykh Faiyaz Jaffer
Shaykh Rasoul Naghavi Nia
Shaykh Hazem al-Zirjawi