The meaning of fidyah is a payment of bail that release a responsibility of a muslim who skipped or missed fasting during the month of Ramadan. Fasting is the fourth pillar of Islam. It is an obligation for a muslim. If he/she is unable to fast during Ramadan, he/she should pay a bail (fidyah) to [...]

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Quran for Inmates

The US has the most people live in federal, state, and county prison (2.3 million people in the end of 2017). Muslim inmates represent 10% to 15% of all American prisoners. The number is growing. Inmates education is a key to reduce recidivism. Inmates who participated in correctional education programs had 43 percent lower odds of recidivating [...]

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Zakat Al-Fitra

Zakat Al-Fitr has to be given by the head of the household before the start of the Eid-prayer, to the poor and less privileged. This is to ensure that all Muslims celebrate a hunger free Eid filled with happiness and contentment. The head of the household may pay the required amount for the other members.

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Zakat on Wealth

The main purpose of zakat is to purify one’s possessions by distributing a portion of the possessions to impoverished people. Zakat is an instrument of social-economic justice in Islam. “And, from their possessions were given the right of the needy petitioner and the deprived” (Adh-Dhariyat:19). Will you purify your wealth today?

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Give once but the benefits are endless! Waqf is an Islamic endowment fund that allowing a donor to give funds or assets to be managed by an asset management (nahdir). The profit of the managed assets are used to help people in need. Prophet Muhammad PBUH says, “When a person dies, his/her acts come to [...]

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