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August 5th, 2022

4 Reasons To Donate To Yemen

A truce between the Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government was just announced, but Yemen’s people are still in a humanitarian crisis with millions in dire need. Here are 4 reasons you should donate to Yemen.

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August 1st, 2022

What Are the Rules of Zakat?

What are the rules of Zakat? Zakat has three main conditions set Islam: nisab, payment rate, and yearly payment.

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July 28th, 2022

How You Can Donate To Palestine

With 2.1 million people in need, Palestine is experiencing a humanitarian crisis. Zakat Foundation of America has been providing aid in Palestine for 20 years.

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July 25th, 2022

What Is the True Meaning of Zakat?

The Arabic word Zakat (pronounced zuh • cat) has three distinct meanings in language, in human understanding, and in the spiritual realm.

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July 21st, 2022

How Can You Help Bangladesh Flood Victims?

Devastating monsoon floods in Bangladesh have recently created a humanitarian catastrophe. This crisis is far from over, and they need our help to start over.

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July 20th, 2022

Do You Pay Zakat on Income or Savings?

Do you pay Zakat on income or savings? Zakat is paid on both income and savings that reach the set Zakat threshold.

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July 6th, 2022

What Are the Benefits of Sadaqah?

Along with prayer and divine supplication, sadaqah (charity) is one of three acts of worship that are considered significant in Islam.

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June 28th, 2022

Why Is the Islamic Hijri Calendar Special?

Within the Islamic Hijri calendar are times considered especially blessed for Muslims. With the right timing, Muslims can make their charity have the same impact as days, months or even years’ worth of devotion.

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June 27th, 2022

What Does the Quran Say About Udhiyah?

In at least nine places in the Quran, with multiple mentions in more than a dozen verses, God commands or exhorts Muslims to offer Udhiya.

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June 17th, 2022

Can You Do Qurbani for the Deceased?

Can You Do Qurbani for the Deceased? Within its proper conditions and guidelines, offering qurbani, also known as the udhiyah sacrifice for the dead is considered a kind of sadaqah jariyah, or ongoing charity.

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June 9th, 2022

Qurbani FAQs Answered

What exactly does the practice of qurbani entail? And how can we as Muslims properly practice this esteemed tradition?

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June 7th, 2022

Why Are the Last Ten Nights of Ramadan Special?

Ramadan’s last ten nights. The best ten nights. Ramadan is a month of excellence, and its last ten nights are the most excellent nights in Islam’s Hijri calendar.