Family Relations

The Fiqh of Adoption The Immense Virtue of Caretaking (kafala) In general, there is tremendous baraka and reward in fulfilling the needs of a fellow believer. Our Beloved Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whoever removes a worldly grief from a believer, Allah will remove from him oneContinue Reading…

It is permitted and praiseworthy to give zakat to needy in-laws, as this entails two virtues: the virtue of charity (sadaqa) and the virtue of strengthening family relations (silat al-rahim), as indicated by the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him). The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessingsContinue Reading…