Zakat Seminar Presented by Joe Bradford Sunday June 22nd Limited Seats $45.00 Comprehend & Calculate Your Charitable Giving Find answers to the following questions: Am I liable to pay Zakat? How do I know who really deserves my charity? What do I do with interest/haram earnings? Do I have to pay on my 401k? How do … [Read more…]
Zakat. A pillar of Islam…and the most asked about topic on this site.
M Babu asks: As Salamualikum. Ramadan ul Mubarak. I need to understand zakat on retirement funds contributed by both employer and employee. As a teacher, I have a TIAA-CREF retirement account where I contribute and my employer contributes a matching percentage of the salary. All my investment is in stocks since other options are interest … [Read more…]
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The New York Times recently published an Op-Ed from Samuel Rascoff, from the article: From a national security point of view, challenging ideas that underpin radical Islam makes sense. Counterterrorism is ultimately about ideas; why shouldn’t officials try to marginalize the theological teachings cited by violent terrorists? The problem is that when American officials intervene … [Read more…]
Last time we looked at Fiqh texts we mentioned: If we look at them substantially, they consist of: textually gleaned understandings (i.e. from Quran and Hadith) issues of consensus opinions of the companions an/or their students opinions of the “Imam” of that particular school and at times opinions of the leaders of that Imam’s school … [Read more…]