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Can I Work at a Supermarket That Sells Pork and Alcohol?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Asalamu alaikum, I live in a small village where it is hard to find work apart from supermarkets which are relatively easy but they serve alcohol and pork etc. Is it permissible to work in such a place? I am new to Islam and I am lost in the […]

Working at a Massage Salon?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaykum, Is it allowed for me to work on the check out where the customers pay for treatments where women get massaged from men and vice versa? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. […]

Types of Clothing Permissible to Sell to Women and Guidelines to Sell them Online

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam Alaikum I am going to start an Online Store through which I plan to sell clothing. 1-Keeping in mind the nature of clothing for women these days which can be from Simple Shalwar Kameez to Jeans and T-shirts, is it allowed for a muslim to sell such clothing? […]

Accepting Wealth from a Person Whose Wealth is Predominantly Unlawful

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: What are the different types of haram incomes? What kind of money would be deemed haram? And is it okay to accept a gift/money that came from a haram source if you have an intention of donating it? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you […]

Selling Women’s Clothing and Using Women as Models

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I am looking to start a small business on ebay selling vintage fashion. The target audience are young non-Muslim women and the clothing sold does not adhere to Islamic guidelines of dressing for women. Is it ok for me to sell such clothing items? If so what about marketing them? […]

Renting Out Property Purchased Through Mortgage, and Wearing Shirts Sponsored by Unlawful Companies

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: (1) One of my family properties we have on rent is on mortgage. So is the rent from the mortgaged house classified as haram income? We do not consume interest money from the bank because we told the bank not to give us interest money. But i know […]

Working for Valet Company that Parks Cars for a Casino

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I am talking to a brother for marriage. He works as a valet for a valet parking company. They tell him where he will be parking cars for the night like a restaurant or a casino. Is parking the cars for those people going to the casino haram? […]

Can I Borrow Money From Someone Whose Income Comes From an Unlawful Source?

Answered by Sidi Faraz A. Khan Question: Assalamu alaikum, can I borrow money from someone whose wealth is all haram to start up a halal business? Will the money that I get through that business be halal? For example, if I borrow and use this money to build houses and then rent them out or sell them, […]

Can I Work at a Supermarket Checkout That Sells Pork and Alcohol?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can I work at the check out of a supermarket that sells pork and alcohol? Is my income halal? Also, will touching such pork and alcohol render my hands and clothes filthy? Answer: Walaikum assalam, 1. It would be permitted to work on the check out of a supermarket […]

A Beautician With Non-Hijab Clients: Am I Accountable When They Go Out Uncovered?

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: If a beautician or hair dresser has non-hijab clients, will she be accountable to some degree when they use her services e.g makeup etc and go out uncovered. What about supplying music? Answer: assalamu `alaykum I pray you are well. Providing beautician services to women, even those who do […]