Masjid Omar ibn al-Khattab opened in 1994 and is situated adjacent to the campus of the University of Southern California (USC). Â The mosque is a part of the Omar Ibn Al Khattab Foundation. Â The Omar Foundation has sponsored and hosted Muslimâ€“Jewish dialogues and is represented on the Los Angeles Unified School Districtâ€™s Human Relations Council and the Advisory Board of Days of Dialogue.
A sizable amount of funding for the mosques construction came from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Foundation is a board member of The Muslim American Homeland SecurityÂ Congress (MAHSC), alongside multiple Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated organizations.
Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Foundation Website, â€œThe Masjid,â€ Accessed: November 6, 2018, https://omarfoundation.com/
 Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement, â€œAbout the Partnership,â€ University of Southern California, Accessed : November 6, 2018, https://cmje.usc.edu/about/partners/
 Testimony: Stephen Schwartz, â€ Terrorism: Growing Wahhabi Influence in the United States,â€ U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security, June 26, 2003, https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-108shrg91326/pdf/CHRG-108shrg91326.pdf
 Muslim American Homeland Security Congress Facebook Page, â€œAbout,â€ Accessed: November 6, 2018, https://www.facebook.com/pg/MuslimAmericanHSC/about/?ref=page_internal