Sh. Yaser Birjas is originally from the holy land of Palestine and was born in Kuwait in 1970. In 1991, Sh. Yaser Birjas moved to Jordan where he stayed with family members for a year before going to Madinah, Saudi Arabia to study Shariah. He graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1996 from University of Madinah’s College of Shariah (Fiqh and Usul) and was awarded “The City of Madinah” award for excellent academic achievement. He had the honor to interact and learn from a number of highly respected scholars such as Shaikh Al-Uthaimeen (rahimahuAllah) and Shaikh Ash-Shanqitee.
He’s an instructor at AlMaghrib Institute, and a national speaker appearing at many conventions and conferences around the country. He is very popular for his classes and workshops covering a wide range of topics related to the youth, marriage, parenting and family life among other social matters related to the Muslim community. His counseling services, in office and online, include providing pre-marital training, marriage coaching and conflict resolution for Muslims living in the West.