January 27, 2023 3 mins

Do Husbands Have Any Rights to Their Wives’ Income?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Do husbands have any rights to their wives’ income? Does Islam allow him to take half of her income because he feeds and shelters her and uses the excuse that she once promised to contribute if she got a job? Yes, I said I’d contribute, but it was jokingly […]
January 27, 2023 3 mins

How Do We Understand the Reaction of Our Mother ’Aisha When the Prophet (May A...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I’ve discovered a couple of hadiths that describe Sayyida ‘Aisha and Sayyiduna ‘Umar (may Allah be pleased with them) hitting themselves after learning that the Prophet (may Allah bless him and give him peace) passed away. I’ve also heard that such mourning is haram, so I wondered if the […]
January 27, 2023 2 mins

Can You Consume Items Like Blue Agave Inulin That Are Also Used to Make Alcohol?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Can a product made from a substance that can be used to make alcohol, such as grapes or barley, but is not alcoholic, such as a derived product or processed product, be consumed? I’m curious about “blue agave inulin,” a substance derived from the tequila-making plant. What happens if […]
January 27, 2023 2 mins

Can I Become a 50/50 Partner in a Restaurant That Also Serves Alcohol?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I have a question about Islamic commerce. I live in a non-Islamic European country, and I plan to open a restaurant with a business partner who is not Muslim. Since this concept also involves selling alcohol (but all the food is halal). I wonder if it’s permissible to engage in this […]