Q: Is it permissible to name a Muslim child Isra’eel or Benyamin? What’s the correct spelling of both?
A: Yes. There is no exact equivalent for the Arabic alphabets in the english language. A close spelling will be Israa’eel and Binyaameen.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)