Dr. Tarek Elgawhary is our scholar-in-residence. He studied Islam and comparative religions at both Princeton University and al-Azhar Seminary. He covers all matters relating to Islamic jurisprudence and leads Jumu’ah prayers, alternatively. He leads our weekly Halaqa series on Islamic Spirituality and covers a wide range of themes including the Sirah. Dr. Tarek conducts an open forum relating to questions from the community and is closely associated with our Interfaith outreach. He is the creator of the Making Sense of Islam platform, where he discusses issues related to Islam and mindfulness.