Islamic charities scramble to raise money during Ramadan

Islamic charities scramble to raise money during Ramadan

By Emily Haynes Charitable giving is a fixture at prayers and community meals during Ramadan, but this year, Islamic nonprofits had to innovate quickly to reach donors as they sheltered in place throughout the holy month. Many Islamic charities rely on donations that...

The Impact of 9/11 on the Muslim Community

by Adem Carroll, The Message International   The September 11th terror attack had a complex emotional, social, and economic impact on the Muslim American community, and especially upon the extensive immigrant Arab, South Asian, and African Muslim populations of...

Zakah: Understanding Divine Mercy

  By Sheikh Yusuf Islahi   Zakah is a well-known financial obligation in an Islamic society. It is obligatory on every mentally sound and financially strong adult who has money saved for one year. This extraordinary obligation is so important that it comes...

My Heart Shook In New Zealand

By Dr. Mohsin Ansari   One would imagine that a person would be dead-tired and ready to crash in his bed after a grueling, 36-hour journey from Christchurch, New Zealand to Washington, DC. And I will admit, that was the way I felt. Yet somehow, all my somnolence...