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Knowledge Of Islaam

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

The Standing Committee of Scholarly Research and Ifta in Saudi Arabia Speaks About the Oppression against the Muslims in Palestine and Gaza

Translated by Mustafa George DeBerry

All praise belongs to Allah and may the Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon the most noble of Prophets and Messengers; our Prophet Muhammad, and upon his family members, companions, and those whom follow them in truth until the Day of Judgment.

To Proceed:

Indeed, The Standing Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been following – with great sadness, grief and pain – what has been happening to the Muslims in Palestine and particularly in the Gaza Strip. The ongoing oppression and killing of children, women, the elderly, the violation of the sanctity, the destruction of homes and facilities, in addition to terrorizing the safety of civilians. Without a doubt, this…

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Article: Issues Related to the Legislative Ruling of Zakaat al-Fitr by Shaykh Badr Ibn Muhammad al-Badr al-‘Anazy

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This timely article written by Shaykh Badr Ibn Muhammad al-Badr (حفظه الله) is a compilation of important questions related to the legislative rulings of Zakaat al-Fitr which he presented to ash-Shaykh al-‘Allaamah Saalih Ibn Muhammad al-Luhaydaan (حفظه الله). This article was translated by our noble brother Abu Afnaan Muhammad Abdullah (حفظه الله).

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The issues addressed are:

1. Why is Zakaat al-Fitr referred to with this name?

2. What is the amount of a Sa’a (measurement)?

3. What are the foodstuffs which are given as Zakaat?

4. Is it permissible to give the Zakaat al-Fitr as money?

5. Who is Zakaat al-Fitr given to?

6. Can the Zakaat al-Fitr be given to non-Muslims?

7. Is Zakaat al-Fitr to be paid on behalf of people who are mentally ill?

8. Is Zakaat al-Fitr given on behalf of an old person who is senile?”

9. Is it permissible to send the Zakaat al-Fitr to another country?”

10. Is it permissible for a person to give the Zakaat on behalf of his siblings who are orphans?”

11. Is Zakaat al-Fitr given on behalf of a maid?”

12. Is Zakaat al-Fitr given on behalf of a fetus?”

13. When does giving Zakaat al-Fitr become obligatory?

14. When is Zakaat al-Fitr given?

15. Is it permissible to make up Zakaat al-Fitr?

16. Is it permissible to entrust someone to pay the Zakaat al-Fitr?”

17. For an individual who works in a foreign country, does he give the Zakaat al-Fitr in his country or the other (in which he works)? Also, is it permissible to give the Zakaat on behalf of his children in the country which he works?

CONTINUE READING: http://www.mpubs.org/ramadhaan/578-article-issues-related-to-the-legislative-ruling-of-zakaat-al-fitr-shaykh-badr-ibn-muhammad-al-badr

 

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