Should Muslims celebrate Birthdays?

Should Muslims celebrate Birthdays?

“Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) was asked about fasting on Mondays, and he answered: “It is the day on which I was born”. Islam supports the celebration of birthdays if it is an expression of gratitude to Allah for His bounties, sustenance and blessings in man’s life, as long...
Women in Islam have absolute equal status

Women in Islam have absolute equal status

It is often alleged that Islam suppresses women and they are treated as “second-class citizens” in Islam. This could not be further from the truth. Critics and observers confuse culture with Islam and is one of the largest religions with 1.6 billion people and 25% of...
Muslim Death & Burial Practical Guide

Muslim Death & Burial Practical Guide

Introduction First, all praise is due to Allah; we praise Allah and seek Allah’s help and forgiveness. Without Allah’s guidance and help, nothing can be achieved. Death is a very painful and emotional time, yet spiritual faith may allow it to be one that is filled...
Can we give our baby a non Muslim or non Arab name?

Can we give our baby a non Muslim or non Arab name?

Islam does not oblige Muslim people to choose specific names, Arabic or non-Arabic, for their children, whether boys or girls. It is rather up to people to choose the names for their children. However, selecting names should be pursuant to some Islamic rules that will...
Can Muslims eat Kosher and can Jews eat Halal?

Can Muslims eat Kosher and can Jews eat Halal?

There are two different issues here: (1) Can Muslims eat Kosher. (2) Can Jews eat Halal? This is answered on the basis that the Jews or Muslims are FOLLOWINGtheir religious dietary laws to the letter. Obviously, Jews and Muslims are physically capable of ingesting...
The Myth of An Antisemitic Genocide In Muslim Scripture

The Myth of An Antisemitic Genocide In Muslim Scripture

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Grantor of Mercy How an apocalyptic tradition played into the hands of anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim hatemongers A Jordanian cleric visiting Canada recently misleadingly cited a hadith without context or explanation, which...
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