al-Habib Ali Al-Jifri
Habib ‘Ali Zain Al Abideen Al Jifri was born into a family of noble lineage extending in an unbroken chain to Imam Husayn (ra), the grandson of the Prophet (saw). Habib ‘Ali is from the majestic city of Terim, South Yemen. Nestled in the ancient valley of Hadramaut, Terim has been a centre of learning and spirituality for centuries. Habib ‘Ali received a classical Islamic education from the illustrious scholars of Hadramaut, embodying a methodology which crystallizes the middle way of Islam, Islamic Jurisprudence, a respect for the differences between jurists and a spiritual education drawn from the Qur’an and the Sunnah. Habib ‘Ali is Founder of the ‘Taba Foundation for Islamic Studies and Research’ based in the United Arab Emirates. He is also a lecturer at Dar Al Mustafa, Terim, an educational institute established for the study of traditional Islamic sciences. Habib ‘Ali is continually invited to lecture in many countries across the globe and appears regularly on a variety of television and radio programs.