Imam Muhammed B Sonmez was born in eastern Erzurum in 1977, Turkey. He completed his Hifdh school at 1991, Imam Hatip high school at 1997, Ilahiyet faculty at 2002 and then completed his masters degree on Tafsir in 2008,  also Dinayet academy at the same time.  He worked in different parts of Turkey before he was assigned at Sunnyside Mosque by directorate of religious affairs of Turkey. He studied in various madrases in Turkey, lectured in Arabic for 3 years, was in the committee of writing khutbahs for Istanbul district for many years.

Phone: 646-516-7749


Sunnyside Mosque is a nonprofit, non-political, religious organization located in Sunnyside, New York. It is not affiliated or subordinate to any organization either inside or outside the U.S.

Our executive board members are as follows:

  • President – Br. Mehmet
  • Vice President – Br. Ali Kocabas

Phone: 646 515-7749