Jamea Mahmoodiyah is an Islamic seminary located in Persida Springs, South Africa. It offers courses in Iftaa (jurisprudence) and Hifz al Quran (Quran memorization). The main language of study is Arabic however English and Urdu are also taught. The Jameah was founded in 1992 by Mufti Ismail Rahim, the founder of Madrassah Mu'einul Islam lil Muslimaat in Zakariyya Park, South Africa. It started off with only two students in a small house in Bakerton, Springs before moving to its present premises in Persida, Springs. Today it has more than 100 students.