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Is Zakat Al-Fitr Obligatory on a Poor Person and His Family

Is Zakat Al-Fitr Obligatory on a Poor Person and His Family?

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. In this fatwa: Zakat Al-Fitr is obligatory on every Muslim, whether male or female, minor or adult as long as he/she has the means to do so. With regard …

Paying Zakah to Fund Collective Iftars

Paying Zakah to Fund Collective Iftars: Permissible?

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. In this fatwa: It is not permissible to pay the Zakah or Zakat al-Fitr to organize collective iftars. Answering your question, Dr Khaled Hanafi, Head of the Fatwa Committee …

How to Return Stolen Stuff

How to Return Stolen Stuff

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- If you can identify anyone of those people, you can restore him what you have taken from him. 2- …

In God We Trust: The Last Wish

Requesting for time, the person didn’t ask for one more visit to his favorite resort. No… The only deed on his mind was an opportunity for giving charity. But why charity? Here are the reasons.

Shaving the Hair

Shaving the Hair of a Newborn: Necessary?

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: Shaving the head of the baby is among the rites of `aqeeqah. So a Muslim should never hesitate to do the …

Zakah

Is Zakah Due on Company Shares?

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: The shares you own in the company are part of your properties and are due to Zakah. Any charity (sadaqah) …

Money needy

My Parents Get Angry When I Give Money to the Needy

Short Answer: Talk to your parents and find out exactly why they are against you giving money to the needy. Try to consider their perspective, but remind them of the virtue of giving charity as a Muslim, and try to come to a compromise by, perhaps, agreeing as a family on a trusted organization to …

Can I Give Zakah to My Widowed Sister

Can I Give Zakah to My Widowed Sister?

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. In this fatwa: There is no harm in giving the Zakah to the widowed sister so long as she is in need of it. Answering your question, Dr. Salah …



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