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Meat of animals slaughtered by the Ahle-kitaab

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Q: Is it ok to eat meat slaughtered by current Christians and Jews or those who believed during prophet time?

Bismillaah

A: Contemporary Jews and Christians are just Jews and Christians by name. Most of them don’t believe in their own scriptures. Hence, they are unbelievers, and the slaughtering of an unbeliever is impermissible. For further details refer to http://muftionline.co.za/node/12196

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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