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BBSI Eid ul Fitr Guidance – 1442

BBSI Guidance – Eid 1442 – Turning to Allah in Ease and Hardship To You, our Lord, do we complain of our weakness, our lack of support and the humiliation we are made to receive. O Most Compassionate and Merciful! You…

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Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week with Five ways to Wellbeing and Islam

Monday 10 May 2021, marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health. COVID-19 has impacted the whole world; for almost everyone, life has had to change profoundly with an increase in…

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The British Board of Scholars & Imams (BBSI): Welcoming the Month of Ramadan 1442

In the Name of Allah, Merciful to all, Compassionate to each! All praise belongs to Allah, and may His peace and blessings be upon the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. The British Board of Scholars and Imams (BBSI) would like to extend its…

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BBSI Ramadan 2021/1442 Guidelines for the UK Muslim Community

This guidance will address the most salient issues that affect the community in this blessed time. It is based on sharia guidelines about the performance of these central acts of worship, but also takes into consideration the health and safety guidance…

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Cash Transfer of Zakat: the issue of Tamlik and modes of Zakat distribution

Modes of Distributing Zakat – the issue of Tamlik. This paper was first presented at a symposium with imams and scholars from all over the UK back in 2015. This has been published in an academic journal by the author. To…

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Reports suggest Batley Grammar School used materials that depicted the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh) wearing a turban with a bomb in it. Such caricatures are extremely offensive and distressing which only serve to play into the stereotype of Islam and Muslims being…

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Mental Health Toolkit for Imams and Scholars

The British Board of Scholars & Imams (BBSI) developed a unique mental health toolkit and delivered mental health training webinars to over 200 imams, scholars, chaplains and mosque committee members across the UK and abroad. Please see below the toolkit and…

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Regulation permits Madrasas to open for face-to-face teaching, subject to conditions being met

Following a meeting on 23 March 2021 with a Government adviser, BBSI has confirmed that current Regulations in force from 8 March 2021 permit Madrasas to open for the purposes of supervised activities for children, that is for face-to-face teaching but…

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Imams and Scholars Mental Health Toolkit Webinars

The BBSI in partnership with MIND’S  ‘A time to change campaign’ have been delivering unique mental health webinars to imams, scholars, chaplains and mosque committee members all over the UK (europe, canada, USA etc). So far over 150 imams and scholars…

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BBSI: New board of scholars is unifying fragmented Muslim communities

BBSI: New board of scholars is unifying fragmented Muslim communities By Tim Wyatt A new panel of Islamic theologians, academics and imams, which hopes to offer religious leadership to Britain’s disparate Muslim communities, has seen its work turbocharged by the pandemic….

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