All posts tagged: Japan

The Halal-Haram Spectrum of Food in Japan

I want to discuss how varied the opinion of individual muslim communities regarding halal and haram status of foods in Japan. However, it is not the goal of this article to give a guidance or even fatwa such as “this kind of foods are halal and that kind of foods are haram”. No. I wish to focus on real facts, grass-root level facts, that this level of variation in opinion and consideration, the whole spectrum exists. Bahasa Indonesia tersedia di artikel sebelah. I wish to give insight to any brother and sister outside Japan who wants to visit or move here. And possible invite discussion from brother and sister who live in muslim minority nations, whether the same phenomenon also exists over there or not, and how to face such differing in opinion. The readers should be able to judge one opinion and the others by themselves. And then search for logics, details, or dalils to support the opinion also by themselves. This article will not provide any scholarly argumentation, verses, fatwa, or rule on any …