The Pulse: Introduction to Riba and Interest

The Pulse is a weekly program held Friday evenings at the Islamic Centre of Kingston (Ontario) that discusses topics the Imam has been asked about recently.

April 1, 2011: What is riba? Is all interest riba and is all riba interest? Why is riba prohibited? How does the prohibition on riba affect our financial transactions?

The Pulse: Introduction to Riba and Interest

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Coming up next week: Shortening of prayers during travel

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The Pulse: Dhuha/Ishraq Prayer

The Pulse is a weekly program held Friday evenings at the Islamic Centre of Kingston (Ontario) that discusses topics the Imam has been asked about recently.

March 25, 2011: Dhuha/Ishraq Prayer

This week: What are the Dhuha and Ishraq prayers? Are they two separate prayers? What are the virtues of offering the prayer? When should they be offered?

The Pulse: Dhuha/Ishraq Prayers

Coming up next week: A primer on interest and riba

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The Pulse: Alcohol in Foods & Consumer Products

The Pulse is a weekly program held Friday evenings at the Islamic Centre of Kingston (Ontario) that discusses topics the Imam has been asked about recently.

March 11, 2011: Alcohol in Food and Consumer Products

Many food and consumer products contain alcohol. What is the status of these products? Are food products containing tiny amounts of alcohol permissible? What about perfumes and mouthwash? What about sugar alcohol in gums?

The Pulse: Alcohol in Food and Consumer Products

The Pulse will be off for March break next week and will resume on Friday, March 25 (insha’Allah).

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