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Sheikh Alaa Elsayed was born in Cairo and lived in Egypt until he was 15 years old. During his youth, he spent his time as the goalie for the Junior National Team and moved to Toronto, Canada, in the late 1970’s. Sheikh Alaa worked as a Vice-President of Business Development for an international company, and during this time he competed and placed first in the 1992 Bermuda Triathlon. Sheikh Alaa has studied for his Bachelors in Shari’ah from the American International University, and has earned a scholarship from the Shari’ah Academy in Egypt/Florida. Sheikh Alaa has also received his ijazah of Qurʾan recitation for Ḥafṣ’an’Asim; studied comparative religion for five years through the IPCI in South Africa, and was on the board of directors of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth. Sheikh Alaa currently lives in Greater Toronto Area with his wife and three children. He is a member of the Canadian Council of Imams as well as a member of Horizon Interfaith Communication Media Council. Prior to this he was an Imam for the Muslim Council of Calgary and acted as its media spokesperson. He has hosted Vision of Islam, a weekly television show which runs throughout Alberta, Canada. He also appeared as a speaker on Islam on various television channels. Sheikh Alaa was a member of the Calgary Multi-Faith Committee, and a member of the Muslim Christian Dialogue Committee. Sheikh Alaa received the Alberta Centennial award by the Alberta Government in 2005, granted to him for his outstanding service to the Alberta community. Currently Sheikh Alaa is the Director of Religious Affairs for the Islamic Centre of Canada-ISNA. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director for the Canadian Islamic Congress. Sheikh Alaa is a favourite tutor with AlKauthar and works closely with Mercy Mission’s projects worldwide.

Sheikh Alaa Elsayed was born in Cairo and lived in Egypt until he was 15 years old. During his youth, he spent his time as the goalie for the Junior National Team and moved to Toronto, Canada, in the late 1970’s. Sheikh Alaa worked as a Vice-President of Business Development for an international company, and during this time he competed and placed first in the 1992 Bermuda Triathlon. Sheikh Alaa has studied for his Bachelors in Shari’ah from the American International University, and has earned a scholarship from the Shari’ah Academy in Egypt/Florida. Sheikh Alaa has also received his ijazah of Qurʾan recitation for Ḥafṣ’an’Asim; studied comparative religion for five years through the IPCI in South Africa, and was on the board of directors of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth. Sheikh Alaa currently lives in Greater Toronto Area with his wife and three children. He is a member of the Canadian Council of Imams as well as a member of Horizon Interfaith Communication Media Council. Prior to this he was an Imam for the Muslim Council of Calgary and acted as its media spokesperson. He has hosted Vision of Islam, a weekly television show which runs throughout Alberta, Canada. He also appeared as a speaker on Islam on various television channels. Sheikh Alaa was a member of the Calgary Multi-Faith Committee, and a member of the Muslim Christian Dialogue Committee. Sheikh Alaa received the Alberta Centennial award by the Alberta Government in 2005, granted to him for his outstanding service to the Alberta community. Currently Sheikh Alaa is the Director of Religious Affairs for the Islamic Centre of Canada-ISNA. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director for the Canadian Islamic Congress. Sheikh Alaa is a favourite tutor with AlKauthar and works closely with Mercy Mission’s projects worldwide.
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Sheikh Alaa Elsayed was born in Cairo and lived in Egypt until he was 15 years old. During his youth, he spent his time as the goalie for the Junior National Team and moved to Toronto, Canada, in the late 1970’s. Sheikh Alaa worked as a Vice-President of Business Development for an international company, and during this time he competed and placed first in the 1992 Bermuda Triathlon. Sheikh Alaa has studied for his Bachelors in Shari’ah from the American International University, and has earned a scholarship from the Shari’ah Academy in Egypt/Florida. Sheikh Alaa has also received his ijazah of Qurʾan recitation for Ḥafṣ’an’Asim; studied comparative religion for five years through the IPCI in South Africa, and was on the board of directors of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth. Sheikh Alaa currently lives in Greater Toronto Area with his wife and three children. He is a member of the Canadian Council of Imams as well as a member of Horizon Interfaith Communication Media Council. Prior to this he was an Imam for the Muslim Council of Calgary and acted as its media spokesperson. He has hosted Vision of Islam, a weekly television show which runs throughout Alberta, Canada. He also appeared as a speaker on Islam on various television channels. Sheikh Alaa was a member of the Calgary Multi-Faith Committee, and a member of the Muslim Christian Dialogue Committee. Sheikh Alaa received the Alberta Centennial award by the Alberta Government in 2005, granted to him for his outstanding service to the Alberta community. Currently Sheikh Alaa is the Director of Religious Affairs for the Islamic Centre of Canada-ISNA. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director for the Canadian Islamic Congress. Sheikh Alaa is a favourite tutor with AlKauthar and works closely with Mercy Mission’s projects worldwide.

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Episodes

Seekers Path Series - Reliance On Allah

2/21/2017
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January 20, 2017

Duration:00:31:10

Seekers Path Series - Link With Allah

2/21/2017
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January 27, 2017

Duration:00:28:11

The Principle Of Hijab

2/14/2017
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A talk by Sheikh Alaa titled The Principle Of Hijab: Two Genders, One Divine Injunction, which was delivered at the 2014 ISNA Canada Convention.

Duration:00:39:15

Principles Of Marriage

2/14/2017
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A talk by Sheikh Alaa, titled Principles Of Marriage: Purpose, Guidelines & Foundations, which was delivered at the 2014 ISNA Canada Convention.

Duration:00:40:19

Principles Of Leadership The Prophets Guide

2/14/2017
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Sh Alaa speaks at the 42nd Annual ISNA Canada Convention. May 20-22, 2016

Duration:00:28:09

The Journey That Changed The World

2/5/2017
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In this lecture Sheikh Alaa speaks about the Prophet SAWS and his journey spreading Islam in the world.

Duration:00:46:04

How to Get Your Dua Answered

1/2/2017
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk/Sermon on Dec 30, 2016.

Duration:00:28:11

Current Times And How to Deal With Them

12/27/2016
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Sh. Alaa Elsayed Dec 23rd – Current Times & How to Deal With Them, Friday Dec 23rd, 2016 Jumuah

Duration:00:27:43

The Seekers Path Series

12/27/2016
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Dec 9th Sh. Alaa Elsayed – The Seekers Path Series, Jumuah

Duration:00:28:01

Jumuah Talk 11-18-2016

12/13/2016
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk by Sheikh Alaa November 18th, 2016

Duration:00:30:23

Raising Children

12/3/2016
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Jumuah lecture delivered on Dec 2nd, 2016.

Duration:00:30:28

Jumuah Talk 10-28-2016

11/4/2016
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk by Sheikh Alaa October 28th, 2016

Duration:00:29:52

Jumuah Talk 09-30-16

10/10/2016
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk by Sheikh Alaa September 30th, 2016

Duration:00:27:45

Jumuah Talk 08-05-16

8/9/2016
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk August 5th, 2016

Duration:00:26:56

Jumuah Talk 07-22-16

8/9/2016
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk July 22nd, 2016

Duration:00:29:56

Jumuah Talk 07-15-16

8/9/2016
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk July 15th, 2016

Duration:00:29:08

Jumuah Talk 07-08-16

8/9/2016
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk July 8th, 2016

Duration:00:29:53

Jumuah Talk 07-01-16

8/9/2016
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk July 1st, 2016

Duration:00:25:16

Jumuah Talk 06-24-16

8/9/2016
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Jumuah Khutbah/Talk June 24th, 2016

Duration:00:29:02

Last 10 Days of Ramadan

6/26/2016
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Last 10 Days of Ramadan – Alaa Elsayed

Duration:00:04:57