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Is it possible for food to be both jhatka and halal?

Wikipedia says: In the Shechita and Halal method, the animal is slaughtered by one swift, uninterrupted cut severing the trachea, esophagus, carotid arteries, jugular veins, and vagus nerves, ...
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Who are the Christians and who are the Jews? [duplicate]

There are several groups of people who claim to be Christians. Some people in these groups say that people from other groups claiming to be Christians are not Christians. But, as we know from Islam, ...
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Why isn't Prophet Abraham's covenant with God to offer the Jewish people the land of Israel recognized?

Islam recognizes Abraham, Moses and the other Jewish prophets. Furthermore, unlike Judaism, they accept Jesus as a prophet but not as the son of God. Finally, of course, Muhammad is believed to be his ...
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Are there creatures besides humans and jinns in paradise and hell?

From Islamic scriptures, it is known that the inhabitants of paradise and hell will consist of humans, jinns, hoors and angels. But there is a verse in the Quran in Surah Al Isra: وَلَقَدْ ...
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What does Islam say about Aurora Borealis / Northern Lights?

Are there any Sahih Hadith or any other reference from Yahudi sources?
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What is the background to Jews saying “the hand of Allah is chained” in Qur'an 5:64?

My question is regarding the ayah: And the Jews say, "The hand of Allah is chained." Chained are their hands, and cursed are they for what they say. Rather, both His hands are extended; He spends ...
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What does Islam say about Samson?

I recently saw a trailer about a biblical person named Samson. I have not heard anything similar in the Islamic scriptures. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSolF3QBVBY Do we reject the story or ...
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Did Jesus relax Jewish dietary laws?

I read that Jews believe that when the Messiah comes he will allow pig and other food which is forbidden to them. Jesus the Messiah has already come and he confirmed the Law of Moses (Qur'an and ...
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Is there any Islamic equivalent of Khumra (with examples)

Judaism has a concept called Khumra, which puts additional obligation and prohibitions around Torah. Is there any equivalent in Islam, and if yes, what are some examples
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Is Elijah a name of Muhammad? [closed]

Israel has been waiting for Elijah: Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the LORD. Malachi 3 - 23 Elijah/Ilyas is mentioned in Saaffat:123-...
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Is converting to Islam easier than Judaism? [closed]

My friend says converting to Islam is much easier than Judaism because they say conversion to Judaism is tough and some rabbis test your faith by rejecting you 3 or more times. This confuses me.
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Meaning of Quran 2:111 “Produce your proof”?

And they say: "None Shall enter Paradise unless He be a Jew or a Christian." Those are their (vain) desires. Say: "Produce your proof If ye are truthful." Nay,—whoever submits His whole self to God ...
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Was Sabbath not prescribed on a sect of the Jews?

https://quran.com/16/123-125 : The sabbath was only appointed for those who differed over it. And indeed, your Lord will judge between them on the Day of Resurrection concerning that over which ...
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Why is Music considered forbidden in Islam when it is not in the previous revelations given to the Jews and Christians?

All of the holy books that came before the Qur'an are clear that the malaikah (angels) sing, the most beautiful music such as cannot even be imagined by the human ear. These verses have been confirmed ...
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What are the conditions for meat to be halal if the animal was slaughtered by the people of the book?

This question might be a bit broad and I know there are different of opinions. I hope to find different answers with different perspectives. Please add your references well and if it's from a certain ...
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What is the basis for the claim that the Prophets, Psalms, Torah and Gospel have been corrupted?

I'm wondering what is the basis for the claim that the Prophets, Psalms, Torah and Gospel have been corrupted? This is something that I hear a lot from Muslims and I'm just curious what is the ...
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Can “Yahweh” (יהוה) be regarded as a valid name of God in Islam? [duplicate]

I understand that Islam has a high regard for the revelation that came before, particularly the Torah, the Psalms and the Gospel, although unfortunately these are all regarded as having become ...
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Why did Allah(SAW) decide to create 3 religions and not only just 1?

First there was Judaism, then Christianity and finally came Islam. All 3 of these religions are part of Islam, but not completely. Only Islam is the final complete Islam. But before Islam, ...
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When did Judaism start as per Islam?

When did Judaism start & what makes a person jewish as per Islam? Was Prophet Abrahim (AS) a jew?
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Will Jews go to Jannah?

Although they don't believe in Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet, they still strongly believe in monotheism and some Jews offer daily prayers (3 times a day if I remember correctly). Islamic and Jewish ...
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Do we know if Allah prohibited all forms of riba with the children of Israel?

Salaam, In the Old Testament, we have the following verses that talk about riba: "You shall not charge interest on loans to your brother, interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything ...
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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 there a concept of “nullification” of forbidden substances in Halal dietary laws?

As there as many positive similarities between Jewish law (halakhah) and Islamic law (fiqh), I was wondering about the following: In Jewish dietary law there is a concept of "nullification" of ...
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What is the context of 5:64?

According to the Qur'an (Surat al-Ma'idah 64), The Jews say: "Allah's hand is tied up." My question is where did the Jews ever say such a thing? I mean if you were to ask a Jew whether Allah's ...
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Is Converting to Islam obligatory for Non Muslims?

The Jewish religion does not make it compulsory to convert to their religion , According to them the Muslims can goto heaven without converting to their faith , Hence, does Islam make it obligatory ...
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Was King David a Muslim?

Someone mentioned, in a comment on one of my previous questions, that Muslims believe that King David was a Muslim. Is this indeed the generally held belief across the Muslim world? How can this be? ...
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What is the reason/cause of the verse in regards to Uzair?

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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This Prophesy of Prophet Muhammad in Hagai

The following verse in the Torah prophesizes about a nation which will be given "peace" and coming of a praised being: and I will shake all nations, and the choicest things of all nations(חֶמְדַּת )...
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Where does the concept of Holy Friday come from in Islam? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are the most important services in Islam held on Fridays? Islam is a true Ibrahimic religion just like Christianity. But in Christianity the holy day is considered Sunday, ...
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Do muslims consider jews/judaism to associate a partner with Allah?

I understand the view Muslims have of Christians where they associate Jesus as a partner with Allah. I am unsure why Jews would be considered in the same situation as Christians as I thought they ...
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Do Christians, Jews and Muslims worship the same God? [closed]

I also asked this question here and here Judaism Judaism is a monotheistic faith, meaning that Jews believe there is only One God. Often this God is beyond our ability to comprehend, but God ...
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Is the Quran incorrect about Jewish beliefs?

Muslims believe that the Quran has Divine authorship, and thus should have no incorrect statements. However, 2:111 says And they say, "None will enter Paradise except one who is a Jew or a ...