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How Long Should One Wait to Get Married After a Death in the Family?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu, Is there any ruling on how long to wait before having a celebration (such as getting married) after a death in the family? Answer: Wa alaykum asalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu Marriage with the correct intention is a noble act of worship. May Allah […]

Is There a Waiting Period for a Male to Remarry After His Wife Has Passed Away? How Should One Deal With the Sadness Regarding This Loss?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, Is there a waiting period for a male to remarry after his wife has passed away and if so, how long should he wait? Is there any advice to give him when he is feeling a strong loss and is lonely? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa […]

Distorting Islamic tradition in our responses to the Chapel Hill shooting – Sh Hamza Yusuf

On behalf of the board, faculty, staff, and students of Zaytuna College, I offer my heartfelt condolences to the parents, family, and friends of the three beautiful young Muslims—Deah Barakat, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, and her sister Razan Abu-Salha—who were tragically and callously murdered last week in North Carolina. I had met Suzanne Barakat, Deah’s […]