Fatwa #17: Marriage to Jewish or Christian Women

A muslim man cannot marry a christian or jewish woman unless she is chaste.  A marriage to an unchaste christian or jewfish woman by a Muslim man would not be valid.  Allah says: الْيَوْمَ أُحِلَّ لَكُمُ الطَّيِّبَاتُ ۖ وَطَعَامُ الَّذِينَ أُوتُوا الْكِتَابَ حِلٌّ...

Fatwa #16: The Wali (Guardian) & Marriage

If a muslim woman marries without the presence of her wali (guardian), her marriage is invalid. The Prophet (ﷺ) said:  لاَ نِكَاحَ إِلاَّ بِوَلِيٍّ “There is no marriage except with a guardian.”   If a muslim woman has no wali, she is required to find a person in...

Fatwa #14: Nationalism and Patriotism.

بِسۡمِ ٱللهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ Nationalism or patriotism are ideas or beliefs that espouse and promote love and loyalty to the country/nation and its citizens/subjects above other countries/nations, and people,  generally within a political/geographical...

Fatwa #12: I’tikaaf at Home (for women)

Question:   In my country women do not go the masajid (mosques), and there are no accommodations for them in such masajid. As such, it is very common in my country to find women doing i’tikaf in their homes. Can women do i”tikaf in the homes?  ...

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