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Why isn't Prophet Abraham's covenant with God to offer the Jewish people the land of Israel recognized?

In Islam, no nation has the innate right to sovereignty over any land: قال موسى لقومه استعينوا بالله واصبروا إن الأرض لله يورثها من يشاء من عباده والعاقبة للمتقين قال عسى ربكم أن يهلك عدوكم ويستخلفكم ...
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Is converting to Islam easier than Judaism?

Definitely. To be a Muslim you need to believe in God and his messenger the Prophet Muhammad may God bless him. I am sure some hardliners will disagree. To be a Jew you must convert and this is a ...
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Why did Allah(SAW) decide to create 3 religions and not only just 1?

Allah has only created one religion and only one. ان الدین عند الله الاسلام We have the same God, we are the same humans, we have the same wisdom which tells us love is good, jealousy is bad, ...
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Will Jews go to Jannah?

To answer this question we should go through who shouldn't go to Jannah (Paradise) and define some terms. The ones that are deemed to not enter Jannah are the Kuffar (Kafir). This list could be made ...
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Can "Yahweh" (יהוה) be regarded as a valid name of God in Islam?

Exodus 3:14-15 - Hebrew Transliteration for example here vayomer elohim el-mosheh, ehyeh asher ehyeh; vayomer, koh tomar livnei yisra'el, ehyeh, shelachani aleichem vayomer od elohim el-mosheh, koh-...
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What does Islam say about Samson?

The Quran and authentic hadith do not mention Samson. So we can't make a decisive claim on the authenticity of his story in the Bible. The twelve leaders of Israel mentioned in [5:12] could ...
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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 there historical/scientific evidence that Jews and Christians altered the original message of God?

First of all, no, I do not think or at least have not seen that there is too much historical evidence to that effect. This is simply because there is very little record of Jesus (AS)'s life in general ...
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Did Jesus relax Jewish dietary laws?

I'd suggest reading the answers on Judaism.SE more thoroughly. "Jews believe that when the Messiah comes he will allow pig" seems to be a sweeping generalization and a misstatement. What they say is ...
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Is there a concept of "nullification" of forbidden substances in Halal dietary laws?

What you're describing is a concept called istihlak (extreme dilution). The basic idea is, if a forbidden substance is diluted to the point that its traits (e.g. color, taste, smell) are undetectable,...
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Do muslims consider jews/judaism to associate a partner with Allah?

The Jews say, "Ezra is the son of Allah "; and the Christians say, "The Messiah is the son of Allah ." That is their statement from their mouths; they imitate the saying of those who disbelieved [...
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How is blood viewed from an Islamic perspective?

Peace be upon you as well, I hope I'll be the right fit in answering your question :) ABRAHAM'S SACRIFICE In Islam, there is no idea of a "blood sacrifice" that alleviates sin. The closest ...
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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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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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When did Judaism start as per Islam?

In the name of Allah the most beneficent the most merciful When did Judaism start ? Abraham peace be upon him had two children according to Quran, Ishmael and Isaac: الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي ...
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Will Jews go to Jannah?

According to orthodox scholars, this matter is pretty clear cut; anyone - and this includes Jews and Christians - who has been made familiar with Islam and does not die a Muslim will go to hell ...
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Meaning of Quran 2:111 "Produce your proof"?

There isn't any. The whole point of these ayat are as a challenge to the people making these baseless claims without any proof to back them up.
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Was Sabbath not prescribed on a sect of the Jews?

The prohibitions of the Sabbath was prescribed for the Bani Israel by Allah. Quran 4:154 And We raised over them the mount for [refusal of] their covenant; and We said to them, "Enter the gate ...
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What are the conditions for meat to be halal if the animal was slaughtered by the people of the book?

How many scholars hold this opinion , and what are they basing it on? My impression is that the Shafis hold this opinion and they base it on the literal meaning of أوتوا الكتاب and أوتوا الكتاب من ...
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Is there any Islamic equivalent of Khumra (with examples)

Based on my understanding or interpretation of the linked Wikipedia article I'd say: Beside applying a none ordered or better optional act (sunnah) regularly, based on ones own will there's also the ...
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Is it possible for food to be both jhatka and halal?

The main difference between the two slaughter methods is that severing the head entirely kills the animal before the blood has a chance to drain; slaughtering it in the common Islamic manner keeps the ...
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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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What does Islam say about Aurora Borealis / Northern Lights?

There is no mention of aurora borealis in Islam, neither in the Qur'an nor in the Sunnah.
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What is the background to Jews saying "the hand of Allah is chained" in Qur'an 5:64?

That there is no بدا ie our destiny is set and it can't be changed. In Arabic, the word hand implies power/ability. و في التّوحيد عن الصّادق عليه السلام: في هذه الآية لم يعنوا انّه هكذا و لكنّهم ...
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How to reconcile 6:146 with the laws of Chelev in Judaism?

The Quran informs us of what was forbidden to them in reality, and it is quite possible for the present Jewish law to differ because it has undergone Tahrif. يحرفون الكلم عن مواضعه ونسوا حظا مما ...
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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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Would a peace treaty between Israel and the Muslim nations be religiously permissible?

This depends on the terms of the treaty and other circumstances surrounding it. In general, a temporary peace treaty is permissible when it is deemed necessary or would serve some interest. وإن جنحوا ...
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How did people believe our prophets were different religions?

If you want an Islamic answer, I can't help much, but a historical answer is easy. The Pentateuch, which figures in Moses, Adam, Abraham and Ishmael, is the first five books of the Jewish and ...
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How is blood viewed from an Islamic perspective?

Blood is forbidden to consume, specifically blood that flows out. See the Quran 2:173, 5:3, 6:145 and 16:115. Blood is ritually unclean, so one can not pray while their body, clothing or location is ...
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Do Christians and Jews, who lived, before Islam was founded go to Jannah?

Islam existed from day one. And Abraham instructed his sons [to do the same] and [so did] Jacob, [saying], "O my sons, indeed Allāh has chosen for you this religion, so do not die except while ...
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