salaam. my name is abdul rauf. i want to know if it is acceptable in islam to accept food gifts from non muslim and using it to start or break fast.

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Salam, @Rauf perhaps you would like to change your current question to " Is it permissible to eat food from non-Muslims? "

(Aug 08 '12 at 14:22) Al Ummat ♦ Al%20Ummat's gravatar image

Salam alaikun, it is not aram to collect food from non muslim, we will classified it as a gift from them, and gift from a non-muslim is halal for us,as long as the givers source of income is halal. Allah knows best.

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answered 4513 Forned's gravatar image

As long as the food is halal it does not matter as most of us have to buy food from non - muslims anyway. I recall hadith about the Prophet PBUH borrowing dates from a Jew but I can't quote the source for this - sorry! Maybe these people giving you food are interested in Islam. Maybe this good deed they are doing will help their hearts to be open to learn more.

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