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7 FAQs About Zakat al-Fitr

7 FAQs About Zakat al-Fitr

Zakat al-Fitr is one of the unique rituals associated with the day of `Eid al-Fitr. It is a beautiful worship meant to help the poor share the joy and happiness of `Eid and to purify the believers. As we are approaching `Eid, you may be interested to know the answer for the following 7 common questions: …

Can Heirs receive Social Security Benefits of Deceased Father?

Can Heirs receive Social Security Benefits of Deceased Father?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: There is no harm that heirs receive the social security benefits of their deceased father. Answering your question, the General Iftaa’ Department in Jordan, states …

Hundreds Shield US Oldest Mosque to Support Muslims

Hundreds of people from different faith groups and ethnicities circled America’s oldest mosque in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Sunday, March 26, forming a human shield to show support to American Muslims against threats and hate mails sent to mosques across the US.

Kindness

Healing Power of Kindness (Infograph)

Kindness is a behavior marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions.

Love Rings Protect Mosque in California

Disappointed by rising anti-Muslim sentiments, hundreds of South Bay residents turned out at a Santa Clara mosque, California, forming love rings to express solidarity with their Muslims coworkers, neighbors and colleagues.

Famine Kills Hundreds as Drought Ravages Somalia

Famine Kills Hundreds as Drought Ravages Somalia

According to NPR.org, at least 6.2 million people in Somalia — or just about half the country — are grappling with the prospect of an acute food shortage due to deepening drought. The Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, and the Somali National Drought Committee, announced that over a two-day span, at least 110 people …



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