September 9, 2022 2 mins

Can We Host an Iftar in Ramadan with Zakat Money?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question Can we host an iftar in Ramadan with zakat money? Answer No, this is not permissible. One of the conditions for the valid payment of zakat is to make the recipient the owner of the money. In this situation, you would be merely allowing him to eat the food […]
August 26, 2022 2 mins

Does Eating during Ramadan Necessitate Kaffara? Can I Intersperse the Make Up Fa...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I have broken multiple fasts over multiple Ramadans due to eating, drinking, and other stuff. I am considering doing kaffara for 30 days to give myself peace of mind. My question is, do I have to do the kaffara and make up the missed fasts continuously, or can I […]
August 26, 2022 1 min

What Should a Recent Convert to Islam Do If One Is Unable to Fast?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question I am a recent convert, and I find fasting extremely difficult. It has caused me to get sick emotionally and physically, and I don’t think I can bear it. What should I do? Answer Allah Most High says, “Allah does not charge a soul more than it can bear.” […]
August 18, 2022 3 mins

Is It Permissible to Conceal the Fact That One Is Fasting an Obligatory Fast by ...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question If someone needs to fast because they want to make up the missing days from Ramadan, for example, or because they made a false oath and they want to fast for three days to repent. Still, they don’t want their parents to know the reason (because this way, they […]