The Imam is the spiritual leader of an Islamic Center. Imam Farooq Abo Elzahab is the Imam of the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo. He has a B.A. in Arabic and theology from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, and has many years of experience teaching Arabic and theology in Egypt, Pakistan and the United States. He became Imam of the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in 1998.
Imam A.M. Khattab was a revered leader and Imam of the Islamic Center from the days of its Bancroft Street location through the construction of the Islamic Center in Perrysburg in 1983, until his death in 2001. His vision and knowledge had a deep impact on our community and some of his sermons are on this website.