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Jews

Was the Prophet Unjust to the Jews?- Part 2

Short Answer: As for the Prophet’s treatment of the Jews in general, there are many examples that show his kindness to them. For example, a young Jewish boy used to serve the Prophet and he became sick, and so the Prophet went to visit him. It is reported that a funeral of a Jew passed before the …

Jews

Was the Prophet Unjust to the Jews?- Part 1

Short Answer: When the Prophet settled in Madinah, he wanted to create a cooperative community and establish an exemplary civil society at a time when Arabs couldn’t even imagine what a civil society looked like. He established the Charter of Madinah, or, what I like to call, the constitution of coexistence. In this constitution, all signing parties — including Muslims, Jews, …

How Can Youth Avoid Summer Temptations?

How Can Youth Avoid Summer Temptations?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Muslim youth are advised to fear Allah and to avoid all sources of temptation, especially at summer time. 2- …

women dangerous fitna

Are Women an Evil, Dangerous Fitna For Men?

Short Answer: Of course not. Women are people, and they are the equal parts to men. They only become a “fitna” or “test/trial” when people exploit their beauty, or when they themselves willingly use their beauty in the wrong context. This is part of the wisdom behind hijab. Men must lower their gaze, too, though, so women …

I'm No Longer A Good Muslim

I'm No Longer A Good Muslim

In this counseling answer: “We all have the potential for good and the potential for bad within us. Some days, it is easier to be good than others. Sometimes, we learn what we are here to learn, and sometimes we forget. You wanted to be with the non-Muslims, but you judged them and distanced yourself. …

Ways to Fight the Fitnah Around You

Ways to Fight the Fitnah Around You

In this counseling answer: “Distractions stem from a mind which is able to house it. Therefore, if you house it with productivity and beneficial material, the distraction will have no space to reside.” As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for placing your trust in our ability to propose a solution to your current situation. The …

Did Gog and Magog Come Out?

Did Gog and Magog Come Out?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …



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