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Meet Imam Ilir Koka

Updated: Apr 17






IMAM ILIR ALIJI



PROFILE

Imam Ilir has been serving the DFW community for the past decade with heavy focus on educating adults and cultivating the youth . Ilir's favorite motto is “Strong relationships with the youth leads to success for adults” Allah willing.


EXPERIENCE


IMAM OF MASJID ALBANI BEDFORD TX — 2017-PRESENT

Imam Ilir hosts family night every Monday night for Community Building. He often says our familys need to come together to establish a greater family. The Imam also hosts youth retreats, leads all prayers held at the masjid as well as Friday Khutbas .He gives weekly lectures and classes for all ages.


ISLAMIC INSTITUTE OF TEXAS — 20019-PRESENT

Imam Ilir opened this online Islamic institute with the vision of teaching converts to Islam the religion and the Arabic Language all free of charge. By Allahs grace over 300 students have registered and completed courses world wide.


GOODTREE ACADEMY — 2017-2021

For five years Imam Ilir happily served the youth as the head of Islamic Studies at GoodTree Academy. Imam Ilir’s focus was connecting with the youth and making Islam relevant to their lives in America. Imam Ilir sacrificed his own personal time to host weekend gatherings of fun, sports and learning for middle and high school students. He says all of it was worth it because we don’t t have time to rest until our vision is reached.


ISLAMIC CENTER OF SOUTH DALLAS — 2010-2014

In the heart of Sunny South Dallas is where Imam Ilir learned the art of dawah and inviting to Allah. Many dawah events were held outside due to foot traffic and alhamdulilah many shahadas were taken.



EDUCATION


BA ISLAMIC STUDIES AND VARIOUS IJAZAT — 2006-PRESENT

By Allah’s mercy Imam Ilir was able to travel in pursuit of knowledge to the lands of Yemen, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. It is in those countries were He studied at the feet of some of the most esteemed scholars of our time. He received various ijazat in the sciences of hadith, arabic, aqeedah, and many other texts. Imam Ilir holds a BA from KIU univeristy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia In Islamic Creed as well as two diplomas in the Arabic Language and Islamic Studies from the prestigious Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University.

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