COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

  • Thousands  flock to Turkey‘s Hagia Sophia for the first Muslim Friday prayers amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
  • A sheep shortage in Senegal impacts this year’s Eid al-Adha festivities.
  • Ken Chitwood, postdoctoral fellow at the Free University of Berlin, discusses the history behind Eid and the impacts of coronavirus on the two festivals this year.
  • Muslims across the United States share how they celebrated Eid al-Adha this year.
  • Scholars, including Professor Adnan Zulfiqar of Rutgers Law School and editor at SHARIAsource, predict a spirituality surge in our future due to COVID-19.
  • Iran‘s Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei calls for Muslim unity in the face of coronavirus during this year’s hajj message.

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