[62] Khandaq: Bani Qurayzah’s Punishment – Pt 6

After Bani Qurayzah surrendered, the punishment for their betrayal had to be decided.

This lecture covers:

– The penalty set by Bani Qurayzah’s pre-Islamic ally, Sa’d ibn Mu’adh, and Prophet Muhammad’s reaction to it

– Why the punishment was so harsh

– How even Bani Qurayzah’s tribal custom at the time was to treat treachery with a similar punishment

– Rebutting claims that the punishment was driven by anti-semitism

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