Abdullah Jaber serves as the Executive Director of CAIR-Georgia. He is a community activist, educator, and imam with degrees in Arabic and Islamic law. As Executive Director, Abdullah oversees and directs the strategic vision and direction of CAIR-Georgia, program development, community and donor relations, and strategic management of the team.
Before joining CAIR-Georgia, Abdullah served as resident scholar and imam at Masjid Omar, one of Georgia’s largest Islamic houses of worship. He is also a former member of the advisory committee of CAIR-Los Angeles, the co-founder of Muslim Youth of Los Angeles (MyLA), and the founder and director of the non-profit educational organization, Tibyaan.
In recent years, Abdullah has become well known as a scholar-activist who puts faith into action by protesting, speaking, and fundraising for various causes across Georgia, including voter turnout, civic engagement, and opposition to Islamophobia. In 2017, he was invited to deliver the opening prayer at the National Conference of the Democratic National Committee.
Outside of work, Abdullah is an avid reader and a fragrance aficionado. His favorite book is Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig.