The Fiqh Council of North America

Our mission is to provide guidance to the Muslims of North America in all matters related to Shari'ah by answering constituent questions, writing research policy papers, and holding conferences/seminars related to Islamic legal principles in North America. Also, FCNA provides essential information to the general public in North America on Islamic matters by using clear and concise legal statements from within a mainstream legal paradigm.

The Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) is a body of recognized and qualified Islamic Scholars from the United States and Canada who accept the Qur'an and authentic Sunnah as the primary sources of Islam. Furthermore, FCNA is guided by the judicial heritage of the Prophet's companions and the legal rulings and methodology of established classical normative Muslim Scholarship.

MEET OUR COUNCIL’SEXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi

CHAIRMAN

Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi received his BA in Islamic and Arabic studies from the Islamic University of Medina, Saudi Arabia and later went on to complete a degr...

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Dr. Zainab Alwani

VICE CHAIRMAN

Dr. Zainab Alwani is the Founding Director of the Islamic Studies program at Howard University School of Divinity (HUSD). She is the Associate Professor of...

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Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Shah

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Shah is the Executive Director of the Fiqh Council of North America and Director Religious Affairs of the Islamic Society of Milwaukee. He...

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