Zakat to promote Islam
- Social Religious - Article Ref: IC0510-2838
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"The offerings (Zakah) given for
the sake of God are meant only for the poor and the needy, and
those who are in charge thereof, and to attract the
hearts of those who have been inclined (towards Islam);
and for the freeing of human beings from bondage, and for
those who are over burdened with debts, and [for every
struggle] in God's cause, and for the wayfarer: this is an
ordinance from God - and God is all-knowing, wise."
for Purification and Growth
education and an objective view of Islam around the world and
specifically in the USA where there are heightened tensions and
misconceptions that have been created since the tragic events of
September 11, 2001.
Working since 1995 to remove
misconceptions about Islam.
Just a few aspects of this project
Providing free literature (books, CDs, etc.) to the public
about Islam and Muslims
Providing an Islamic Information phone line to answer
questions about Islam and Muslims
Provide a support network for people embracing
As of September 2009 over 1000 seekers of peace have taken their Shahada thru the IslamiCity Islamic
Information phone line.
Every 3 seconds, a
new person visits IslamiCity
During Ramadan the
request for Free Literature dawa packages increases by
non-Muslims visit IslamiCity every year.
A recent comment from a non-Muslim
IslamiCity routinely receives such
Steve - USA - 8/21/2007: Greetings
IslamiCity Staff, Please accept my apologies. Some time ago I sent
you angry messages since I was heavily influenced and was going
through a lot in my life. .. I have visited your site lately and
my opinion about you has changed a lot, I am starting to see
clearly now. I hope we can be friends. .. A friend, ~
Zakat for Da'wah and Public
There are a number of
jurists of this century, such as Sheikh Muhammad 'Abduh, Rashid
Rida, Maulana Mawdudi, Amin Ahsan Islahi, Yusuf Al-Qaradawi and
some Fatwa organizations in Kuwait and Egypt, who are of the
opinion that the phrase 'in the cause of Allah' covers a broad
category. It is a general term and it should be applied in all
those situations where there is a need to serve Islam and
These scholars consider
it permissible to use the Zakah money to finance the Da'wah and
public welfare programs.
Excerpt from article by Dr.
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your Sadaqah (charity) and Zakat online for this much needed project
in North America to promote Islamic Information and making a lasting
contribution towards dawa'.
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