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Zudi Jasser What it means to be a Muslim American

Jasser was born in Wisconsin. He is a son of Syrian immigrants. He and his wife and their two children reside in Scottsdale, Arizona.

He served in the US navy 11 years as a medical officer. His tours of duty included Medical Department Head aboard the USS El Paso which deployed to Somalia during Operation Restore Hope; Chief Resident at Bethesda Naval Hospital; and Staff Internist for the Office of the Attending Physician to the United States Congress.

Views on Islam

In 2003, Jasser founder the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD), a liberal Muslim group with the stated mission to demonstrate that Islam is compatible with democracy and American values.

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