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Hussein bin Makhdom

(? – 1989) Ustaz Hussein was the former Headmaster for Madrasah Al-Khairiyyah at Still Road and the teacher for many students, including this Webmaster and the Member of Parliament Mr Zainul Abidin Rasheed. He was also the imam for Masjid Khalid. May Allah bless his soul. (Source: Webmaster)


Syed Shaikh bin Abdullah al-Habshi

(1910 – April 1989) Syed Shaikh al-Habshi was born at Hawta, Hadramaut, Yemen in 1910. He received the traditional education at Rubat, Tarim, under the tutelage of some of the most prominent ulama such as Habib Mohamed bin Salim bin Hafiz (father of the reknown Habib Umar bin Hafiz) and Habib Abdullah bin Umar Al-Shateri.  Full Article…


Munawir bin Mohd Dzafir

(16/06/1922 – 07/01/1987) 64 years of age Ustaz Munawir was born in Bawean Island on 16 June, though there are some disagreements as to the year. However, his passport indicated that he was born in 1922. Due to a recording error when he applied for Singapore citizenship, his name was printed as Matnawi and not  Full Article…


Mohammad bin Salim al-Attas

(? – 26/4/1976) Habib Muhammad bin Salim bin Ahmad bin Hasan al-Attas was the founder and the first imam for Masjid Ba-Alawi at Lewis Road, Bukit Timah. The mosque was built on a piece of waqaf land owned by Syaikh Abu Bakar bin Muhammad al-Shibli, a rich Arab in Singapore who owned many lands and  Full Article…


Syed Muhammad bin ‘Alwi Al-‘Idrus

(1915 – 1969) 54 years of age Syed Muhammad was a teacher at Madrasah Aljunied Al-Islamiah and the author of the famous book ‘Nahu al-‘Arabiy’ used by all madrasah students in Singapore until now. May Allah bless his soul. (Source: Webmaster)