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Performing Salah near shrines or graves allowed or not?

At first pay attention that those people who you mentioned, going to this shrines to offer their prayers (Salat) to Allah.so, they won't worship graves there. And "places of worship" in this hadith, ...
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Who are the 'chosen people' of God? Are the Jews still the 'chosen people' of God?

Allah's chosen people are those who abide by His criteria for being chosen. The Jews were neither God's chosen people then nor now. I suppose you are referring to the Children of Israel being the ...
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Does Quran 5:45 "an eye for an eye ..." rule apply to muslims?

The verse is elaborating Qisas (retribution), and Qisas has also been explicitly ordained for us: يا أيها الذين آمنوا كتب عليكم القصاص في القتلى O you who have believed, prescribed for you is ...
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Which Sahaba were Jews and Christians before they became Muslim?

Among those sahaba i could find so far with the help of the list of sahaba provided by the Arabic wikipedia: Former Jews There are from the former Jews of bani Quraidhah/Qurayzah: Assad ibn Ka'ab ...
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Context for "there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him"

The hadith has many versions from different narrators: Abdullah b. 'Umar reported that Allaah's Messenger (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) said: The Jews will fight against you and you will gain ...
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If a muslim converts to christinaity or judaism, will he/she enter paradise?

If she dies as a person who rejected Islam, she will enter Hell, eternally. And whoever of you reverts from his religion [to disbelief] and dies while he is a disbeliever - for those, their deeds ...
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Is Islam or Muslims anti-Semitic?

No, Islam isn't and a muslim shouldn't be. We believe there are good people and bad people in every nation, but we should do our best to all people. (21:107) And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], ...
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Who is the "witness from the Children of Israel" mentioned in Surah Al-Ahqaf, Verse:10?

Imam a-Tabari in his tafsir (and al Baghawi agreed with him) gives two possible answers: The testifier was Moses/Musa (peace be upon him) and the thing which is similar to the Quran is the Torah. The ...
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How do non-Muslims participate in Salaat?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Thank you for your interest and asking which shows your bondness to ...
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Why are there imams that don't respect other religions?

Well being disrespectful towards other religions isn't what Islam teaches it's followers. The Prophet(SAW) would engage in discussion with the Jews and used to tell them that Musa(AS) was his brother (...
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Was alcohol prohibited to the previous nations?

Actually it is in the Christian scripture not to get drunk with alcohol, in at least two different places: Proverbs 20:1 King James Version (KJV) 20 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and ...
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If a muslim converts to christinaity or judaism, will he/she enter paradise?

She will be going to hell. Allah says in the Qur'an, chapter 3 verses 18-19: "Allah witnesses that there is no deity except Him, and [so do] the angels and those of knowledge - [that He is] ...
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Who is a Jew... According to Muslims?

Well we don't run an IQ test based on Qur'an and Hadith even on a Muslim to determine if he/she is a Muslim or not. Just kidding, I mean to say, a community doesn't constantly keep track of ones (a so ...
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What is the reason/cause of the verse in regards to Uzair?

Tafsirs state that this was revealed in response to a specific group of the Jews who said this to the Prophet Muhammad(p.b.u.h) and was not a common belief, nor does it remain a canonical belief in ...
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Does Islam restrain/prohibit Jews from to pray in a mosque?

I don't know the Israeli reasoning, but the Temple Mount is a sanctuary that's considered blessed as it's part of the surroundings of masjid al-aqsa. Allah said: Exalted is He who took His Servant ...
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Is satire on the Quran allowed?

NO Good that you asked before. Any ways, mocking the Qur'anic verses by non believers is expected, But you wonder, while they mock, And when they are reminded, they remember not. And when they see ...
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Is it allowed for a Jew to pray in mosques?

Mosques are not in the ownership of any person, rather they belong to Allah. No one may stop a person from entering the mosque; Allah says in the Quran: "And [He revealed] that the masjids are for ...
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Islam and the enslavement of children: Punishing the sons for the sins of the fathers

Is there any account about these children ? Meaning, when reaching an adult age, were they offered freedom ? We have at least two witnesses of the people of banu Quraydha or Qurayza whom some of us ...
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Why Did Allah Allow The Jewess To Poison Prophet Mohammad PBUH

All perfect praise be to Allah Lets take this question in general, not specific to this event. Let the question be why Allah allow prophet to be hurt in any way, and why he allowed sahaba to die in ...
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Which muslim scholars say abrogation is not unique to Quran?

I am not sure if its upto scholarly opinion. Abrogation is when one revealed command is replaced by another, so the first one is no longer acted upon (it was meant for a specific period to address a ...
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Isa- Prophet and Messiah

Do Muslims need to know the "Jewish Messiah"? First of all as 'Isa/Jesus () has been sent long before Muhammad () there's no reason for Muslims to know the "Jewish Messiah" ... especially not from ...
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Are there any scriptural justifications in Islam that justify the extermination of the Jews?

Your question may be split into sub questions, and sounds that there is a misunderstanding that has to be clarified. 1 - There is no single place in Islamic teachings/rules that requests killing of ...
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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?

The circumstances of the revelation Ibn Kathir doubted the narration you've quoted in his tafsir saying (My own translation take it carefully): قال علي بن أبي طلحة ، عن ابن عباس : نزلت هذه الآيات ...
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will the jews be rewarded heaven for following their messiah (the anti christ)?

No one would enter paradise unless they died on Islam, believing in all its requirements including in Muhammad ﷺ and the Quran. ومن يبتغ غير الإسلام دينا فلن يقبل منه وهو في الآخرة من الخاسرين And ...
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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 you've mentioned can be found in Sahih al-Bukhari (see for example in the book of good manners and forms: al-Adab, in the book of asking permission, in the book of fighting for the cause of ...
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The Torah and the Jews

There is another avenue of proving that the original Torah doesn't exist. Simply, showing where Allah corrects the current Bible and Gospel. In the Bible, Eve was tempted by the serpent and ate the ...
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When did the Jews/Christians go wrong?

Yes. This is one of the things that is thoroughly explained in Quran, in many verses. To make it short, both absolutely went wrong when they denied the prophet Muhammad as a prophet, since both Jews ...
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Are Jews monotheists as per Islam?

Yes, generally. What is to be understood is that when the Quran speaks about Jews, it isn't necessarily speaking about all Jews. Sometimes, as in this case it might have been something mentioned by a ...
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