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Giving a man 20 lashes for calling him a jew

Is narrated in Tirmidhi, Hadith Number 1024: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: "When a man calls another a Jew give him twenty lashes, when he calls someone a mukhannath give him twenty ...
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If a Jew converts to Islam should he still observe the Sabbath?

I have been told by my Muslim connections that there is a story in the Quran that relates how wicked the Jews are because they would lay traps to trap fish on the Sabbath. My question is given that ...
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Why do Sunni Muslims not reach out to the people of Gaza as stated in Quran?

Why do Sunni Muslims not reach out to the people of Gaza as stated in Quran 26:277: Except those who believe, do good, remember Allah often, and ˹poetically˺ avenge ˹the believers˺ after being ...
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What are the clear proofs from the Islamic corpus that the crucifixion or the death of Jesus never took place?

In the Quran there seems to be only one verse i.e.4:157, that denies the crucifixion of Jesus. Even in that verse the denial is about what some Jews had claimed. Even though there are hundreds of ...
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Why prophet (s.a) had his armor mortgaged with a Jew?

Narrated `Aisha: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) died while his (iron) armor was mortgaged to a Jew for thirty Sas of barley. https://sunnah.com/bukhari:2916 When Prophet (s.a) died he was ruler of vast ...
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God's name: אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל

It is common knowledge that Islam considers the Hebrew bible to be the Holy word of God. I would therefore like to know if Muslims ever refer to Allah as אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל - "The God of Israel&...
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Where in Torah the change of Muslims' Qibla is mentioned?

In surah Baqara, aya 144 Allah (SWT) says: قَدْ نَرَىٰ تَقَلُّبَ وَجْهِكَ فِى ٱلسَّمَآءِ ۖ فَلَنُوَلِّيَنَّكَ قِبْلَةًۭ تَرْضَىٰهَا ۚ فَوَلِّ وَجْهَكَ شَطْرَ ٱلْمَسْجِدِ ٱلْحَرَامِ ۚ وَحَيْثُ مَا ...
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What is the poverty over the Jews?

They have been put under humiliation [by Allah] wherever they are overtaken, except for a rope [i.e., covenant] from Allah and a rope [i.e., treaty] from the people [i.e., the Muslims]. And they have ...
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Can the Jews and Atheists be forgiven, since Allah might forgive any sins other than Shirk (4:48)?

Indeed, Allah does not forgive associating others with Him ˹in worship˺, but forgives anything else of whoever He wills. And whoever associates others with Allah has indeed committed a grave sin.4:48 ...
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How to understand the verses about the 'People of the Book' in Surah al-Maidah (5:43-48)?

So let the people of the Gospel judge by what Allah has revealed in it. And those who do not judge by what Allah has revealed are ˹truly˺ the rebellious.5:47 So should Christians judge by the Gospel, ...
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Will Jews and Christians eventually enter paradise? [duplicate]

We (muslims) always say that a muslim will enter Jannah if he has done good deeds and worshipped no one but Allah. Even if a muslims is condemned to Jannaham will eventually enter paradise for being a ...
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If a muslim converts to christinaity or judaism, will he/she enter paradise?

So a friend of mine converted from Islam. Christianity. She's an amazing friend to me and to others, and i don't want her to end up in hell. She always helps people, does charity, is nice & kind ...
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Life span of muslim ummah and jews working more than muslims

The hadith in bukhari ‏ Narrated Ibn `Umar: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Your example and the example of the people of the two Scriptures (i.e. Jews and Christians) is like the example of a man who ...
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The Torah and the Jews

I was talking to a Jewish friend of mine, topic came to whether the Torah the Jews have now is the one actually sent to Moses. She said that the Rabbis told her that the Torah they have right now is ...
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What does our Prophet mean here! Explanation of the Hadith: Bukhari, Volume 8, Book 73, Number 53, Al-Adab

The hadith says: " A group of Jews entered upon the Prophet and said, "As-Samu-Alaikum." (i.e. death be upon you). I understood it and said, "Wa-Alaikum As-Samu wal-la'n. (death and the curse ...
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Does Quran 5:45 "an eye for an eye ..." rule apply to muslims?

Translation of Quran 5:45 by "Sahih International" trio (Emily Assami, Amatullah Bantley, Mary Kennedy): And We ordained for them therein a life for a life, an eye for an eye, a nose for a nose, ...
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will the jews be rewarded heaven for following their messiah (the anti christ)?

since we know that the dajjal will have 70 thousand followers of jews from iran or something like that which they think he is their messiah which he is our anti christ the question is will they be ...
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How should we respond to the Jewish expression "Shabbat Shalom"?

What should we answer to a Jew, when he tells us: "שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם (Shabbat Shalom)"?
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Was alcohol prohibited to the previous nations?

The Jews and the Christians, both, do not find anything banning alcohol in their scriptures and hence they consider it permissible. It is also known that alcohol was not prohibited in the early days ...
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Quran Surah Baqarah verse 111 interpretation

Assalamu Alaikum brothers in Islam, Surah Baqarah 2 :111 - : [And they say, "None will enter Paradise except one who is a Jew or a Christian." That is [merely] their wishful thinking, Say, "...
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Isa- Prophet and Messiah

Which Old Testament verses does Islam cite which prophesy the coming of Isa, the Jewish Messiah? How would muslims know what the "Jewish messiah" is unless they read about this somewhere in Jewish ...
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Who are the 'chosen people' of God? Are the Jews still the 'chosen people' of God?

The Jews say they are the 'chosen people' of God, while the non-Jews are goyim created to serve the Jews. The Christians say that 'because the Jews rejected the only ((begotten --as per christians)) ...
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Does Qur'an 5:82 (Jews have animosity towards believers; Christians are nearest in affection) only apply at the time of the Prophet?

You will surely find the most intense of the people in animosity toward the believers [to be] the Jews and those who associate others with Allah; and you will find the nearest of them in affection to ...
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When did the Jews/Christians go wrong?

It is my understanding that the reason God needed to deliver a teaching to Mohammed in the first place is because the Jews and Christians irredeemably strayed from the teachings of Moses and Jesus. ...
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Which muslim scholars say abrogation is not unique to Quran?

According to this article, it seems at least a scholar hold the belief that Jews also had abrogations in their Torah, but they denied it: Jews used to condemn abrogation and claim that it was not ...
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Are Jews monotheists as per Islam?

And the Jews say: 'Uzair (Ezra) is the son of Allah, 9:30 They (Jews and Christians) took their rabbis and their monks to be their lords besides Allah 9:31 Question: Are Jews monotheists as ...
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Which Sahaba were Jews and Christians before they became Muslim?

The Prophet had non-Arab Companions which converted to Islam. As they were non-Arab, their first religion wouldn't have been Arabian paganism, but something like Judaism or Christianity with the ...
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Are Muslims technically at war with Christians and Jews?

In Is Islam Luring the Christian Church Into Denying Jesus? Converted Imam Answers, Samuel Smith, we have the following: Dr. Mark Christian, a former prominent Muslim from Egypt whose great uncle was ...
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Jews believing in Jesus after his second coming

According to this wikipedia article, all People of the Book will believe in Jesus (pbuh) and thus become Muslims. Eventually, Jesus will slay the Antichrist Dajjal, and then everyone from the ...
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Are there any scriptural justifications in Islam that justify the extermination of the Jews?

I'm not trolling and I sincerely apologise if this question offends anyone. I also want to get it out of the way that I don't believe that all Muslims are violent and genocidal. I also don't believe ...
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Is Islam or Muslims anti-Semitic?

Recently watched Schindler's list(1993), and I've been scarred for life.How did the world let this happen? How did Muslims let this happen? Aren't we Muslims supposed to be a blessing to this world? I ...
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How do muslims respond to the accusation that Quran incites disunity amongst humanity?

5:51 Sahih International: O you who have believed, do not take the Jews and the Christians as allies. They are [in fact] allies of one another. And whoever is an ally to them among you – then indeed, ...
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Who is the "witness from the Children of Israel" mentioned in Surah Al-Ahqaf, Verse:10?

Qur'an 46:10 is as follows: Say, "Have you considered: if the Qur'an was from Allah , and you disbelieved in it while a witness from the Children of Israel has testified to something similar and ...
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Islam and the enslavement of children: Punishing the sons for the sins of the fathers

This questions is not a duplicate of this one or this one. For those who don't know the story of Banu Qurayza, I can point to the wikipedia article which, while not being my primary source, is ...
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Why Did Allah Allow The Jewess To Poison Prophet Mohammad PBUH

Why did Allah allow the jewess to serve Prophet Mohammad PBUH, the poisoned sheep, also why did Allah allow Prophet Muhammad's PBUH companion to die, from the jewesses poisoned sheep
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How do non-Muslims participate in Salaat?

As a Jew, I am allowed by Jewish law to pray in a [Sunni] masjid since it is a place which is completely free of idolatry and Islam maintains the pure monotheism and oneness of Allah. However, from ...
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Why are there imams that don't respect other religions? [closed]

When someone said that there are Muslims that don't respect for example Jews, I said to him that it's because this Muslims didn't study the Quran because it says that in the Quran you need to respect ...
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When did the Jews stop visiting the Kaaba?

I was reading in chapter 2 of Martin Lings' biography of Muhammad that the Jews stopped visiting the Kaaba after pilgrims started bringing idols there. There's a citation of Ibn Ishaq 15, but I don't ...
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Is satire on the Quran allowed?

I'm doing some research about freedom of speech in Islam, and I am wondering if there are instances where satire on Islam is permitted. One of my points of reference is in Judaism, where there exists ...
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Is it allowed for a Jew to pray in mosques? [duplicate]

I read somewhere that Jews can pray in mosques according to their rabbis but not in churches as churches according to their rabbis are places of Idolatry , but does Islam allow a Jew to pray in ...
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Context for "there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him"

What context, if any, is there for the following, which is referred to in the charter of at least one major political organisation nowadays? The Day of Judgement will not come about until Muslims ...
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Does Islam restrain/prohibit Jews from to pray in a mosque?

The Israeli government does not allow Jews to pray on the Temple-Mount, out of respect to the Muslim faith. This is enforced by Israeli police. So I was wondering, is it because it's against Islamic ...
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Encounters of Mohammed with Jewish scholars/leaders?

Mohammed lived in Saudia Arabia, mainly in Mecca and (later) Medina. He lived from 570-632CE. According to this wikipedia article there were Jews in Saudia Arabia at that time: The first mention ...
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Performing Salah near shrines or graves allowed or not?

The city where I live has many shrines (structures made on the graves of some religious people) and people (both men and women) in large numbers (tens of thousands) visit those shrines and also offer ...
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What is difference of "Jews" and "Bani Israeel" in Quran?

Some verses of Quran use the word یهود (Jews), while other use بنی اسرائیل (Children of Israeel). Apparently they seem to be pointing to the same group of people. But God does not do say anything ...
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Who is a Jew... According to Muslims?

In Islam, Ahlul al-Kitaab have a special, protected status. For example, a Muslim man may marry a Jewish or Christian woman. Because of this, it is relevant to determine who is a Jew or a Christian. ...
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What is the cause behind the revelation of verse in regards to Uzair (9:30)?

Allah Said: Quran 9:30 وَقَالَتِ الْيَهُودُ عُزَيْرٌ ابْنُ اللَّهِ and the Jews said, "Uzair/Ezra is the son of Allah " I am wondering, what was the cause of this verse to come down?
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What are the lessons we can learn from the creation of عيسى (Jesus) PBUH?

The Jews were people of faith and clinged to a strict hereditary practices of marriage based on strict constrained sexual contract. They have achieved pinnacle status in doing so to the point of the ...
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Why Muslim woman cannot mary Jewish man? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the stand of Islam on a Muslim woman marrying a non-believer? Is it permissible in Islamic law for a Muslim woman to marry a Jewish man? If not, why not? Does the ...
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