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Physical Contact

Physical Contact Between Friends of Opposite Sex: Why Not?

Short Answer: The mere interaction and contact between men and women is not prohibited in Islam. There are certain rulings pertaining to men-women relationship. As for friendship, Islam encourages people from different cultures to know each other as long as there is mutual respect for the peculiarities of each society and its culture. The interaction in …

Shake Hands

Can Men and Women Shake Hands?

Short Answer: The simple answer is, yes. In general, we know that one of the principles in recognizing hadith which are not genuine is that if the hadith prescribes either a supremely great reward for a minor good deed, or a supremely great punishment for a minor misdeed. And then that probably is not a genuine hadith of the Prophet (peace be upon …



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