How Abdullaah ibn Salaam (رَضِىَ اللهُ عَنْهُ) became Muslim – Compiled and Translated by Dawud Burbank

[From "Saheehus-Seeratin-Nabawiyyah' (pp.80-81), Shaikh al-Albaanee - rahimahullaah's- verified edition of al-Haafiz Ibn Katheer -rahimahullaah's- "as-Seeratun-Nabawiyyah'.] From `Awf ibn Maalik al-Ashja`ee, who said: "The Prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم) went off one day, and I was with him, until we entered a synagogue of the Jews (in al-Madeenah, on a festival day of theirs, and …

The Call for the Unity of Religions (Wahdatul Adyaan): A False and Dangerous Call – Dr Saleh as Saleh

In the Name of Allaah, the Beneficent, the Most Merciful ...I begin to write: All Praise is due to Allaah. We praise Him, and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allaah, Most High, from the evils of our own selves and from our wicked deeds. Whomever Allaah guides cannot be misguided, and …

Making peace treaties with the Jews or other Kuffaar(disbelievers) does not necessitate supporting and befriending them – Ibn Baz

Q 1: Some people understood from your answer to the first question in the interview about concluding treaties with the Jews that signing a peace treaty or truce with the Jews who captured the lands and committed transgressions is unconditionally permissible. They also understood that they have to support and befriend the Jews. Making peace …

Two Episodes of Jewish Mischief : Imam Ibn Kathir

Two Episodes of Jewish Mischief [From Tafsir Soorah al-`Isra] Imam Ibn Kathir Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Abridged), Volume 5 © Darussalam 2000 Surah 17. Al-Isra' (4-8) 4. And We decreed for the Children of Israel in the Scripture: "Indeed you would do mischief in the land twice and you will become tyrants and extremely arrogant!" 5. …

The Story of the Jews Who sought a King to be appointed over Them : Tafseer Ibn Katheer

Source: Tafseer Ibn Katheer (2.246. Have you not thought about the group of the Children of Israel after (the time of) Musa When they said to a Prophet of theirs, "Appoint for us a king and we will fight in Allah's way.'' He said, "Would you then refrain from fighting, if fighting was prescribed for …

Israel is Prophet Ya`qub (Jacob) : Tafseer Ibn Katheer

Source: Tafseer Ibn Katheer from SuratAl BaqaraIsrael is Prophet Ya`qub, for Abu Dawud At-Tayalisi recorded that `Abdullah Ibn `Abbas said, "A group of Jews came to the Prophet and he said to them,(Do you know that Israel is Jacob) They said, "Yes, by Allah.'' He said, (O Allah! Be witness.)'' At-Tabari recorded that `Abdullah Ibn …

The Jews Say That Allah’s Hand is Tied up! : Tafseer Ibn Katheer

Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Abridged) - Al-Ma'idah surah 5© Darussalam 2000 (64. The Jews say: "Allah's Hand is tied up.'' Be their hands tied up and be they accursed for what they uttered. Nay, both His Hands are widely outstretched. He spends as He wills. Verily, the revelation that has come to you from your Lord …

The Jews hope They will only remain in the Fire for a Few Days : Tafseer Ibn Katheer

Source: Tafseer Ibn Katheer from SuratAl Baqara (2.80. And they (Jews) say, "The Fire shall not touch us but for a few numbered days.'' Say (O Muhammad to them): "Have you taken a covenant from Allah, so that Allah will not break His covenant Or is it that you say of Allah what you know …

The Questions that the Jews Asked Our Prophet and Enmity of Jews towards Jibril

Source: Tafseer Ibn Katheer (Dar-us-salam), Surah Ale-Imran , after the verses 93 to 95 (93. All food was lawful to the Children of Israel, except what Isra'il made unlawful for himself before the Tawrah was revealed. Say: "Bring here the Tawrah and recite it, if you are truthful. '') (94. Then after that, whosoever shall …

Refuting the People of the Book’s Claim that they are Allah’s Children : Tafseer Ibn Katheer

Source: Tafseer Ibn Katheer Allah then refutes the Christians' and Jews' false claims and lies, (And the Jews and the Christians say, "We are the children of Allah and His loved ones.") They claim: "We are the followers of Allah's Prophets, who are His children, whom He takes care of. He also loves us.'' The …

The Jews Alter and Change the Law, Such As Stoning the Adulterer : Tafseer ibn katheer

Source: Tafseer Ibn Katheer : Al-Ma'idah surah 5 (They change the words from their places:) by altering their meanings and knowingly distorting them after they comprehended them, (they say, "If you are given this, take it, but if you are not given this, then beware!") It was reported that this part of the Ayah was revealed …

Allah censures the Jews and Christians for their dispute with Muslims over Ibrahim Al-Khalil : Tafsir Ibn Kathir

Source : Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Abridged) Ale Imraan Verses 3.65 and 3.67 © Darussalam 2000 (65. O people of the Scripture! Why do you dispute about Ibrahim, while the Tawrah and the Injil were not revealed till after him Have you then no sense) (66. Verily, you are those who have disputed about that of …

The Evil of the Jews : Evil Secret Councils and Evil Greetings : Tafsir Ibn Kathir

Source: Tafseer Ibn Katheer . From 58 Surah Al Mujadlah Ibn Abi Najih reported from Mujahid, (Have you not seen those who were forbidden to hold secret counsels, and afterwards returned to that which they had been forbidden,) He said, "The Jews.'' Similar was said by Muqatil bin Hayyan, who added, "The Prophet had a peace treaty …

The Evil Accusation the Jews Uttered Against Maryam & Their Claim that They Killed Isa : Tafseer ibn Katheer

Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Abridged) - Al-Nisa surah 4 © Darussalam 2000 Allah said, (And because of their (Jews) disbelief and uttering against Maryam a grave false charge.) `Ali bin Abi Talhah said that Ibn `Abbas stated that the Jews accused Maryam of fornication.This is also the saying of As-Suddi, Juwaybir, Muhammad bin Ishaq and several …

Expulsion of Jewish Tribe Bani An-Nadir from Mandina : Tafseer Ibn Katheer

Source: Tafseer Ibn Katheer. From Surah A Hashr The End that Bani An-Nadir suffered Allah said, (He it is Who drove out the disbelievers among the People of the Scripture) referring to the Jewish tribe of Bani An-Nadir, according to Ibn `Abbas, Mujahid, Az-Zuhri and several others. When the Messenger of Allah migrated to Al-Madinah, he …

The Jews had Knowledge that the (Muslim) Qiblah would later be changed : Tafseer Ibn Katheer

Source: Tafseer Ibn Katheer Imam Al-Bukhari reported that Al-Bara' bin `Azib narrated: "Allah's Messenger offered his prayers facing Bayt Al-Maqdis (Jerusalem) for sixteen or seventeen months, but he wished that he could pray facing the Ka`bah (at Makkah). The first prayer which he offered (facing the Ka`bah) was the `Asr (Afternoon) prayer in the company …

Confirmation That Judaism And Christianity Are Forms Of Disbelief : Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen

Question: One of the preachers in one of the mosques in Europe claimed that it is not allowed to consider Jews and Christians disbelievers. You know - may Allaah preserve you - that most of the people who attend the mosques in Europe have very little knowledge. We fear that statements like this one will …

The Jews breach the Sanctity of the Sabbath : Tafsir Ibn Kathir

Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Abridged) - Al Baqarah surah 2 © Darussalam 2000 The Prescription of the Sabbath for the Jews There is no doubt that for every nation, Allah prescribed one day of the week for people to gather to worship Him. For this Ummah He prescribed Friday, because it is the sixth day, on …

A Muslim is prohibited to congratulate the disbelievers, Christians, Jews or whomever, on their distinctive occasions

Fatwa no. 21079 Q: On 12/8/1420 A.H. notices were placed on the roads of Riyadh conveying congratulations from the Banque Saudi Fransi on the New Year. Employees of the Banque Saudi Fransi wish the Saudi people a merry year. Respected shaykh, it undoubtedly hurts every Muslim to find things like this common in the land of Tawhid (belief in …

Verily the children of Israaeel were Destroyed when they Started Story Telling – Shaykh al-Albaani

One of the Reasons for the Destruction of the Jews : The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) said, "Verily the children of Israaeel were destroyed when they started story telling" Shaykh Alalbani said: Said (Ibn Atheer) in An-nihaya: Meaning they relied upon speech and left off actions. So that was the reason for their …