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Can Student Loans Be Deducted from Zakat as Debt?

Can Student Loans Be Deducted from Zakat as Debt? We answer this popular question?

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Sponsoring the Orphan in Islam: The Zakat Foundation Opens a Way for You

The Zakat Foundation of America sponsors orphans on every continent. It can turn your wealth into care, clothing, nutrition, security, religious guidance, education, ethical training, and moral admonition for them.

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What Is Zakat al-Fitr, the Special Ramadan Zakat?

What Is Zakat al-Fitr the Special Ramadan Zakat? We answer this popular question?

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My Fellow Faster

Give this Ramadan with no fear, nor grief. This is the promise of God. Ramadan’s moon has come. O Allah! Crescent it over us.With favor. With faith. With safety. With Islam.

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Can Home Mortgages Be Deducted from Zakat as Debt?

Can Home Mortgages Be Deducted from Zakat as Debt? We answer this popular question?

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Can Zakat Payment Be Delayed or Advanced?

Can Zakat Payment Be Delayed or Advanced? We answer this popular question.

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Zakat Foundation’s Swift Shift to Shield the Vulnerable from COVID-19

Zakat Foundation fully shifted into pandemic relief mode – finding, getting, and rushing food, hygiene items, protective equipment, and financial aid to the most exposed and least-cared-for people in the U.S. and abroad.

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Zakat Foundation Rushes Aid to Coronavirus Refugee Hot Zones

With the blessed month of Ramadan just days away, we have every hope that the Muslim community will come together as the single Ummah it is and respond generously to those among us in such great risk and need.

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Sha‘ban: A Bridge to Ramadan

What is the month of Sha‘ban’s Relation to Ramadan? We Answer This Common Question.

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Is There Zakat on Jewelry?

Is There Zakat on Jewelry? We Answer This Common Question.

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Ramadan During the Coronavirus Pandemic

What is normally a time of collective fasting and gathering of communities for prayer and reflection, has turned into a time where we are being asked to stay home in order to protect others. 

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How Can We Help During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

At Zakat Foundation of America, we are working to ensure that every region is being supported when it comes to coronavirus aid and relief.