May 17th, 2022
There is one type of charity all Muslims should pay, and it’s due before Eid al Fitr prayer. Zakat al-Fitr, sometimes referred to as sadaqat al-fitr, or fitrah, can be paid as food or as money.
May 16th, 2022
Your qurbani donation can be male or female livestock. A sheep or goat counts as a sacrifice for one person. Cows and camels equal a sacrifice for seven.
May 12th, 2022
How will we know when the last ten days of Ramadan 2023* are? And what are the traditions behind what makes them so special?
May 9th, 2022
Dhul Hijjah, the Islamic lunar “Month that Holds the Hajj-Pilgrimage” (as its name means) – is exceedingly blessed for at least five major reasons
May 3rd, 2022
Who Must Do a Qurbani Donation? Scholars are divided about whether qurbani, also known as udhiyah sacrifice is a “must,” that is, an obligation.
April 27th, 2022
How much is fidya for Ramadan 2022? Here’s the simplified calculation for your reference.
April 26th, 2022
Every dollar of your Ramadan donation makes an impact. Your sadaqah and zakat — and all the generosity that comes with them — feeds people in Islam’s holiest month.
April 21st, 2022
Sometimes, we are compelled to break our 30-day fast for various reasons, such as illness, travel or even forgetfulness.
Learn about exemptions from fasting and how fidya and kaffarah tie in with them.
April 19th, 2022
Most Muslim scholars of transactional law in Islam (fiqh al-mu‘ammalat) single out two kinds of riba that Allah in the Quran and the Prophet, on him be peace, specify as riba.
April 8th, 2022
Meets with government officials, doctors and other dignitaries to discuss upcoming projects
Riba is the Arabic term to any increase of a debt or a loan until its repayment. It is equal to the financial terms ‘interest’ or ‘usury’ in English, with no distinction between these two words and riba.
April 5th, 2022
It is critical for us to donate to Palestine during Ramadan. Why? Ramadan is a time when we get to reflect on what it means to truly care for our Muslim brothers and sisters.
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