Meet the Imam

Imam Abdel Rahim Chbib has been a member of the Eastbourne Muslim community and our Imam for eight years now.

Born in France to Moroccan parents, Imam Abdel Rahim Chbib was educated in the UK and India; and before coming to Eastbourne, lived in Canada.

He speaks four languages (French, Urdu, Arabic and English) and teaches Maktab and also holds adult classes to interpret passages of the Qur’an. His Jummah sermons are reflective and thought-provoking, which lead to lengthy discussions after prayer.

We actively encourage the community to be inquisitive about religion, so much so, we have created the “Ask the Imam” feature on social media. If you have a question for Imam Abdel, please tweet it to us @EBNMosque with the hashtag #ImamQandA and we’ll put his answers on the website.

 

Imam Abdel Rahim talking to members of the public after the forum.

Imam Abdel Rahim talking to members of the public after the annual Faith forum.