Reader comment on: Financing the Ground Zero Mosque-Swimming Pool
Submitted by David (United States), Aug 31, 2010 12:32
1) Is interest prohibited when dealing with non-Muslims.
2) There is a concept of a Muslim bank, which necessarily pays and charges interest. As I understand it, the loans (in a way similar to the way a "Hetter Iska" works in Jewish law) are made into investments, with the (positive) return being the interest.
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