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Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Slaughtering a sheep whose tail is cut

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Q: Is it permissible to slaughter a sheep whose tail is cut. They say it was cut due to medical reasons. A: If the entire tail is cut, it will not suffice for qurbaani. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)… read more »

Slaughtering a jallaalah animal

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Q: How long should a chicken be tied before slaughter? ِ I have heard that if the chicken eats filth, it should be tied for some while before slaughtering it. Is this correct? A: The law of tying the animal before slaughter applies to a jallaalah animal. A jallaalah animal refers to an animal (chicken, sheep etc.)… read more »


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Q: Please provide me with a fatawaa regarding whether gelatine is permissible to use, whether from Halaal and non-Halaal slaughtered animals. Please explain the ruling regarding gelatine of swine as well. A: Gelatine produced from animals which are not halaal in Shari’ah or from animals that are halaal to consume but were not slaughtered according… read more »

Using leather products

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Q: I have a watch of Al-Fajr. It has genuine leather watch straps. My question is whether it is permissible to wear such watches because we are not aware of whether the animal used is halal and has been slaughtered in the halal way. A: The shar’ee ruling in regard to leather is that if… read more »