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How to Decline Alcohol Gift Without Being Rude

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SHAFAQNA- Exchanging gifts among people from different faiths can be an awkward occasion with hits and misses. What if a friend offered you an alcohol gift? How should you behave? Be Grateful, Explain Simply Ustadh Majed Mahmoud shares…

My Journey to Islam; “No Alcohol” Attracted Me to Islam

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SHAFAQNA- I was born and raised in the United States in a very small town in a very small state in the Northeast of the country, in New Hampshire. It’s not diverse at all, it’s a very small white Christian town. One store, no street…

Why is Halal Food so Important in Malaysia?

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SHAFAQNA - Asian Inspirations: A large majority of the population in Malaysia comprises of Malay Muslims and it is of utmost importance for them to consume meat that is lawful or permissible. Halal food is consumed by the Muslims as a fundamental…

Is it permissible to serve alcoholic beverages in restaurants in the west?

SHAFAQNA- Question: I am 37, have 2 daughters and have been living in Brussels for 25 years. I have bought a house with the help of a bank and other fees. My question is about my work. I have been working in a restaurant in Brussels…