I Am a Young, Unmarried Woman in a Chaotic Family Home. Is It Permissible for Me to Move Out?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I have brothers who have moved out and have children. Whenever they come and visit my parents and me they behave in an impolite and reckless way. I am financially supporting my parents, they are not. Is it permissible for me to buy my own home in order […]

Are Non-Muslims Our Brothers, as Mentioned in the Hadith?

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani was asked “According to a commentary I read on Hadith 13 (None of you [truly] believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself.] – this hadith is very broad and includes Non-Muslims. Should we then consider Non-Muslims to be our brothers and sisters?” The question came from Shaykh Faraz’ class on […]

Can I Give Zakat to My Brothers?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have two brothers, both married. One has 2 daughters and living in a small flat but is fully employed and earns a middle class salary. The second does not have any children; he is in a light debt to pay for the flat he bought recently; he earns […]