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Safaa Zarzour

Affiliation

Islamic Society of North America

Title

Secretary General

Bio

Safaa Zarzour is the current Secretary General of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). He is an educator, a long time ISNA volunteer, a civic leader, and an Attorney. Mr. Zarzour holds a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University School of Law, a Masters in Education from the University of Illinois in Chicago, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Arkansas State University.

Mr. Zarzour is a passionate educator. He is currently an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School teaching courses in Education and Islamic Law. For over a decade, he served as a teacher and then principal at Universal School, one of the largest PreK-12 independent Islamic schools in the United States.

Mr. Zarzour is also a member of the Board of Advisors of St. Xavier University School of Education and member of the Board of Directors of the Governor State University Foundation. He is active in interfaith circles. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Bernadine Center at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago where he serves along with distinguished faith leaders from the Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities. Mr. Zarzour lives with his wife Rhonda and their children in Bridgeview, Illinois.













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