Is the Friday Prayer Valid in Prison?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Is the friday prayer valid in prison? Answer: assalamu alaykum There are leading Hanafi scholars who have deemed it valid for prisoners to conduct a Friday prayer. Although a number of texts in the school stipulate unrestricted public access as a condition for a valid Friday prayer, […]

American Prisoners are Training in Islamic Scholarship – Can You Support Them?

Wailing sirens introduce the opening of Tayba Foundations’s documentary, “Forgotten Believers” as the camera zooms in on endless coils of barbed wire, viciously encircling the tops of tall fences surrounding grey compounds that seem to stretch on for miles and miles. From state to state across the US, they confine approximately 90,000 Muslims who are […]

200 Prisoners Eager to Learn Sacred Knowledge

“People don’t realize how a man’s whole life can be changed by one book” – Malcom X Tayba Foundation comes to solve the problem of lack of sound Islamic education and sacred knowledge inside prisons. There is an increase of conversion to Islam inside prisons but very little access to knowledge and teachers. Tayba have […]