As social media displays horrific visuals showing catastrophe in Gaza, the public is beginning to understand the extent of Israel’s barbaric aggression. This has led to the large number of human lives lost, and stripping of basic rights in the Old City of Jerusalem. Unfortunately, there remains a bleak sight in the future for Palestinians who notice no sign of it ending to this date. Continue reading Al Aqsa is The Heart of Every Muslim
Medieval hospitals in the Islamic world were backed by endowments (Waqf), and the impoverished were supported through charity (Sadaqah and Zakat-ul-fitr). Continue reading Islamic Investment in US Healthcare
Muslims normally pay their Zakat in Ramadan. The holy month is a sanctuary, in which good deeds and bad deeds alike weigh immeasurably more heavily. Continue reading Don’t Violate the Rights of the Poor: A Guide to Doing Zakat Right
Revolution, often affected through battered souls ambushed by endless hardship, has taken on a romantic flavor in history classes. Continue reading Can a Nonhumanitarian Ethics Address Economic Inequality?