Dr Fedaa Majzoub is one of the most prominent Muslim scholars in Australia.
He completed his Bachelor of Tafsīr at the Faculty of Usul ad-Dīn at Egypt’s world renowned Al-Azhar University in 1992 and his Bachelor of Hadith at the Institute for Sciences in India in 1990. He continued postgraduate studies and completed his Masters in Qur’ānic Sciences and Tafsīr at Al-Azhar University in 1998 and received his PhD in Qur’ānic Sciences and Tafsīr at Al-Azhar University as well in 2008.
Dr Fedaa has more than 15 years of teaching experience. He lectured in the History of Islamic Jurisprudence and its Principles at the Faculty of Islamic Da’wah at Al-FathUniversity, Latakia Campus, Syria from 1994 to 1999. He taught Qur’ānic Tafsīr (Qur’ānic Exegesis) at The Islamic Religious High School, Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Latakia, Syria from 1996 to 1997. He lectured in Tafsīr and Qur’ānic Sciences at the same university from 1997 to 2007. He lectured in Modern Intellectual Movements and The History of Civilisations at Al-Fath Islamic Institute, linked to Al-Azhar University Damascus Campus,Syria, from 2002 to 2007. He was an Islamic instructor and teacher with the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Syria, from 1996 to 2008.
In Australia, Dr Fedaa lectures and presents at HSC Studies of Religion seminars organised by the Islamic Council of NSW. He has regular radio programs on the Voice of Islam Community Radio Station dealing with contemporary issues and challenges facing Australian Muslims. He also facilitates conversations around new ways of dialogue and engagement in a culturally and religiously diverse society. He hosts a special program entitled “undercurrents” which deals with global and local issues as well as conducting interviews of intellectuals, religious scholars and world leaders to ensure a broad-spectrum of perspectives on matters of importance to our humanity.
Dr Fedaa is the religious advisor to the Rissalah College, Lakemba NSW, and the religious advisor to the Islamic Council of NSW on curriculum development and matters of dialogue and community engagement.
Dr Fedaa currently serves as a member on the Fatwa Board of the National Imams Council of Australia. He is a Muslim chaplain to the Department of Community Services in NSW.