September 20, 2023 2 mins

Can Menstruating Women Go to the Masjid for Islamic Courses?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question Can menstruating women go to the masjid for Islamic courses? Answer No, it is impermissible for a menstruating lady to enter a masjid, even if it for a class. This applies to any area directly above and below what has been designated as a masjid. However, if there is […]
September 4, 2023 2 mins

Should We Conduct Mixed Classes at Our Islamic School?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question We’re a homeschooling family in a Muslim community. We are seeking advice for gender mixing during lessons and STEM activities as our kids grow past 10. Some see benefits in learning to interact, while others worry about modesty and close contact. Ages range from 8 to 12 years old, […]
August 25, 2023 2 mins

How Can I Prepare Myself to Move from Egypt to the West?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I’m a recently graduated high school student from Egypt and will be doing my undergrad studies in the Netherlands. What practical steps should I take over the summer to prepare for life in the West? I’ve already begun learning about the fiqh of food, gender interactions, etc. Answer Thank […]
August 24, 2023 3 mins

Can One Teach the Quran Despite Not Receiving an Official Ijaza to Teach Yet?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I pray to Allah that this inquiry finds you in the best of health and overall well-being. I would like to know, what is the advice or ruling of a Quran student who wishes to teach what they’ve memorized from the Quran although they have not completed their Hifz? […]