New Jordanian Fatwa: Chatting Between The Sexes Is Haram

 A new fatwa has been issued in Jordan by the country’s official fatwa-making body (it’s akin to making sausages, you don’t want to see how that’s done either) that has made chatting between two sexes haram, or, forbidden. I thought that was a rather interesting piece of news. Their “reasoning” seems to be centered on […]

Commentary, Islam, Jordan, Religion, Society

Eid Al-Adha & Economic Sacrifices

There’s an article today in the Jordan Times attempting to articulate the predicament many Jordanians have found themselves in this year: the rising price of Jordanian sheep. There has been a noticeable price difference between the local variety and the international variety coming mainly from Australia, and that difference is related the rising prices of […]

Commentary, Economics, Islam, Jordan, Religion, Society