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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 …

To Become Citizens, Denmark Requires Muslims to Shake Hands

But Denmark is not alone on this. Switzerland and France have recently cited “lack of assimilation” in rejecting citizenship to foreigners who refuse to shake hands with officials. COPENHAGEN – In a move seen as deliberately targeting religiously conservative Muslims, Denmark has passed a law stating individuals who take citizenship tests must shake hands during ceremonies. …

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