imam yassir fazaga biography


yassir_fazaga QUOTESImam Yasser was born in Eritea in northeast Africa and moved to the USA at the age of 15. Upon graduating high school, he pursued a Bachelors Degree in Islamic Studies from the Imam Saud University Institute of Islamic and Arabic Sciences in Virginia. He has finished work for his Masters in Psychotherapy at California State, Long Beach and has a PhD in Psychology. He is currently a professor at the American Open University in Alexandria, Virginia and the Imam at the Orange County Islamic Foundation in Mission Viejo, where he teaches religious education classes and leads the youth group.

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Yassir Fazaga is an inspiring, multi-lingual speaker sought-after from USA through Canada to the Middle and Far East. He was born in Eritrea in Northeast Africa and moved to the United States at the age of 15. He has a Bachelors Degree in Islamic Studies from Imam Saud University, Institute of Islamic and Arabic Sciences in Virginia in addition to his Masters Degree in Psychotherapy from the California State University of Long Beach.
• He serves as the Imam (Religious Leader) of the Orange County Islamic Foundation (OCIF) in Mission Viejo, California. He is involved as a therapist at FACES, where he helps families with different challenges in life which include: domestic violence issues, communication problems, marital matters, generational gap, difficult teens, some mental and personality disorders, divorce, grief, and single parenting among others.
• Yassir Fazaga has taught the Arabic language and Islamic Sciences for many years and has taught Islamic courses on Scriptural Exegesis, and Islamic financial contracts for American Open University.
• Shaikh Yassir Fazaga has done numerous interviews about Islam on television news stations and radio stations around the globe. He speaks on Islam and related topics for conferences, churches, high schools, colleges and universities. He also participates on behalf of foundation in many outreach and interfaith events.
• Shaikh Yassir Fazaga has this charismatic ability to instantly connect with audiences, through his lucid wit and profound wisdom, his timely humour and the warmth that his presence exudes.
Email:
yassirf@hotmail.com

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