Imam's Desk

 I'm Hesham Hassan, 38 years old

Married with Hafiz Hebatollah Mohammad, and has 3 kids ma sha allah ( Omar , Nour, Ahminah).
My hobbies are Quran learning, teaching CULTURAL Arabic, swimming, Internet research


  • * B.Sc of Electronics and communications Engineering, Menofia University, Egypt.
  • Diploma of Business administration, Cairo Egypt 2012
  • Diploma and ijaza of Quran Qiraat 2014 ( Ibn A'mer - A'sem - Qaloon) from
           Islamic University of Minnesota and Mishkat University
Current Job
Imam of masjid Al kareem NWICC  Minneapolis, MN
- lead DAILY prayers
- Give Jumaah/Friday prayers on weekly basis ( 2times at 12:00 pm, and 2 times 1:00 pm)
- Give Jumaah for youth on weekly basis ( depend on school district schedule)
- lead Taraweh prayers during, and arrange several activities (I'tekaf-last 10 das special program- Give khatira-weekdays women/kids Halaqa)
- Teach Quran/Arabic on daily basis - privately for more than 40 brothers/sisters/kids
- Quran dept head in Sunday school, and teach around 70 kids
- Arrange Nikah congregation
- Consultation at office hours
- Help and teach for janazah
- Coordinate with community members/Board for ALL benefits NWICC
Office Hours
Mon, Tue, Thu  7:00-8:00 pm
Quran Journey
- Finished memorization 2000 at El Menia Muslim Youth Org.
- Ijaza to teach Quran 2006
- Quran teacher 2006- Now
- Online Quran tutor 2008-Now
- Founder of   First online professional students in Upper Egypt
Students ( +200 students)
- From Egypt 2006-2011
- Online  .. Globally
- USA ( several masajid)
Places I served
- Al fath, Al mashtal, Salah El Deen Quran schools at Egypt
- Dar Al Farooq, Al Huda, NWICC    USA
- Attend conferences in USA representing NWICC (NAIF, AMJA, Muslims day at the Capitol, MN Muslims leaders)
- Guest speaker on Demand to some Masajid
- Keynote speaker for some local forums (Creativity Center)
- Quran & Science competitions Judge (Creativity center, Al Tawasul, Al Amal)
- Initiating lots of ideas/committees/activities ( MN Muslims Youth club-Ramadan Committee- Activities Group)
For communications
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Cell Phone # :  952-381-5672


Prayers Iqama Timings

5:45 AM
12:30 PM
Sunday Dhuhr
1st Jamaat after Athan
2nd Jamaat 1:30 PM
3:30 PM
5 min after Athan
8:00 PM

Friday Jumaah Khutbah

1st 12:00 PM

2nd 01:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM for Youth (use main entrance)


4:15 PM - 5:00 PM Youth Halaqah

Updated - February 26, 2017

We are looking for Sunday School parents, students and NWICC members to join the Green Team of Masjid Al-Kareem.

The responsibilities of this team will be to establish and maintain an environmentally conscious Muslim community
Click here for the flyer

Vision: The Green Team is committed to supporting the Northwest Islamic Community Center Masjid Al-Kareem in building an environmentally sustainable community in a comprehensive and collaborative effort. The program’s main focus is to inspire NWICC members, weekend school students, staff and all visitors of our masjid to embrace environmental sustainability and focus on reducing each individual’s negative impact on the earth—to follow the teaching of our religion in becoming good stewards of this planet

  • "It is He who has appointed you viceroys in the earth … that He may try you in what He has given you." (Qur’an, 6:165)
  •  “Eat and drink from the provision of Allah, and do not commit abuse on the earth, spreading corruption." (Qur'an, 2:60)
Values: The Green Team’s guiding principles are
  • Increase the informed stewardship of nature, personal environmental responsibility, civic accountability and passion for sustainable living practices.
  • Adopt high-quality environmental sustainability courses and a curriculum promoting environmental literacy.
  • Enrich students’ learning experience by developing their skills.
To Join and for More Information Please Contact Brother Khalil at (612)360-1640 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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