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My husband hides his Islam from his parents

Question: I am married to a convert to Islam of 9 years. He hides his Islam from his parents and sometimes would miss salah because he is afraid to get

What shall I teach to a new Muslim?

Question: A woman asked me what she should focus on first being a new Muslim, what should be her priority now? Zaynab El-Kateb: Learning Aqeedah is most important but learning

Boycotting a drinking and smoking Muslim mother

Question: My mother has converted to Islam since one year now Alhamdu lillah. She still smokes and drinks alcohol sometimes. She tried to fast during Ramadan but she gave up

Live q&a session for non-Muslims and new Muslims

  Are you a woman interested on knowing what is Islam? Do you have doubts regarding Islam? Please ask us. Are you a new sister? Do you want to know

Someone asked a loan for me before I joined Islam

Question: Before I became Muslim I asked a loan for another person. The debt has not been cleared yet. What is my position with regards to this debt? Shall I

Definition of innovation

Question: What is the definition of innovation (bidah) in religion? Zaynab El-Kateb: An innovation is simply doing or saying something which the Prophet, peace be upon him, never did. Innovations

A woman embraced Islam while her husband is a disbeliever.

Question: Is it allowed for a woman who embraces Islam to keep with her disbeliever husband? Shaikh Adel As-Sayyed: Regarding the woman who is married to a disbeliever and who

New Muslims Changing Their Name

Question: Shall a new Muslim change his name? Zaynab El-Kateb: Sheikh Ibn Uthaymeen says that it is not required to change the name except if the name is a special

Making shahadah while being in menses.

Question: A woman wants to make shahada today but she is in menses, as for shahada i think there is no problem to make it while she is in menses