Missing Jumuah Salaah due to school

Q: Is it allowed to miss Jummah because of school? We cannot offer Jummah in the school and the nearest masjid is 4km.

A: It is impermissible. School is not fardh, but jumuah is fardh.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)