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
Podcast version: podcast.lifeofprophetmuhammad.com