Sheikh Jamel Ben Ameur
Sheikh Jamel Ben Ameur is the
Imam and Khatib of Al-Amaan Center for worship and Education in the
Twin Cities area. He is also a lecturer at the Islamic University of MN
and member of the Islamic Jurisprudence Council of MN.
As an Imam and religious leader, he has worked in community
development for more than a decade. In this role, he has developed
programs for youth and adults, implementing an Islamic dynamic vision,
combining spirit, mind, and action within the challenges of the world of
He pursued a traditional Islamic education, and studied Islamic law
and Quran sciences for several years at the hand of scholars in his
country and in the U.S. He is licensed in various fields of Islamic
He holds the Ijaza of Quran in different Qiraat as well as a
Doctorate in Islamic studies (PhD). His thesis work has focused on an
analytic study on the moral conduct and behavior with the Divine,
extracted from the beginning of Surat Al Hujurat.
Furthermore, he previously obtained an MS in Business Management from
Sorbonne University, in Paris, France and diplomas of advanced graduate
studies in international trade law and economics from University of
His interests include the practice of traditional Karate and kendo, the art of Japanese sword-fencing.