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sister in law

Charity.

Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. My father’s sister in law stopped me from giving sadaqah to a lady , as the beggars around my colony are most probably fake. Although she allowed me later to give her charity , but the lady then started demanding blankets...

In-laws

Salaam alaykom Ya shaykh Please help me what I should do in this awkward situation dealing with my in-laws coming to my home and having mixed gathering. My husbands brother every now and then comes to visit and sometimes brings his wife. She does not wear any hijab at...

Nursing children besides your own.

Q. I have a 5 month old baby and my sister in law has a 1 year old son. Could you all inform me about the laws concerning nursing each other’s babies and becoming foster siblings? A. There is no harm if you nurse the son of your sister in law, and there is no harm if...

Can this person receive zakah?

Assalaamu Alaikum Mufti, I just wanted to find out if I can give my sister in law zakah. Her husband works but they have to kids and it’s tough for them financially to up keep them and the household, what’s the ruling on this? Jazak Allah. Wa Alaikum Assalaam, الجواب...

Giving Zakaah to Inlaws & Non-Muslims

QUESTION:  Assalam u alaikum Can zakaah be given to my sister in law or mother in law? Also can zakaah be given to non Muslims? Jazakhaallah   ANSWER: Wa Alaikumus Salaam Wa Rahmatullah Yes, zakaah can be given to your sister in law and mother in law. Zakaah cannot be...

Giving Zakat to sister in law

My sister in law was married in Srinagar. Her husband expired two years ago. She has no child. Just after a week of death of her husband, her in laws asked her that the deceased husband has gifted property to his nephew. As there was no alternative, she came back to...

Perform Umrah with Sister in Law

That I am going to perform Umrah with my wife and my sister in law who is married, but her husband is not in capacity to perform umrah with her, and no any brother want to go with her, so she willing to perform umrah with us. Can she go for umrah with me and my wife?...

Dementia and Salah

Question: Respected My elder Bhabi(sister in law) father who resides in Bangladesh, is old and has dementia which has caused loss of memory to the extend that he is unable to remember what he performs and prays in his Salah, in this situation what would be...

Not disclosing information due to fear of envy

Q: Not disclosing information due to fear of envy. Is it okay to avoid a question or not answer it truthfully out of fear of envy and jealousy?During my last pregnancy, I shared the good news openly with my immediate family, not thinking that they would be jealous. I...