Name:Shaykh Raed Zayed
Where were you born? What is your background?
Jordan, came to the U.S. in August 2014
Are you married? How many children do you have?
Education: What did you study? Where did you study it?
Al Arabiya College in Amman Jordan, Shariya in Progress
At what age did you begin your hifz program (or other education program)? At what age did you finish hifz (or other education program)?
Began around the age of 10, and completed around the age of 20.
Did you also study an Alim, Mufti, Khari, or other program?
Studied Alim and Khari courses at Masjid Abilturaira in Amaan Jordan under Sheikh Wa-il Abaterry and Dr. Khalid.
How long have you been teaching?
Teaching for 8 years
Where have you taught previously?
Taught at Masjid Abilturaira and Masjid Umar Ibn Khatab both in Amaan Jordan, as well as Islamic Foundation and ICW (Wheaton, IL).
How long have you been teaching at IIE?
Teaching at IIE since March, 2015
Why have you made teaching hifz/alim courses (or other education program) your career?
Because I love it and the best of you are those who learn Qur’an and teach it.
What advice would you give to those interested in beginning hifz?
To push themselves to memorize and follow the Qur’an’s teachings.