Wisdom Wherever You Find it: Saving the World

Wisdom Wherever You Find it: Saving the World

There are all sorts of friendly rivalries between the wisdom of Islam and Judaism. Arabic and Hebrew, the native languages of each tradition, have at least as much in common as French and Spanish. But there is no sacred literature that originated in the romance...
Zakat Given by U.S. Muslims Approached $2b in 2021

Zakat Given by U.S. Muslims Approached $2b in 2021

Muslims in the U.S. gave $1.8 billion in zakat in 2021, according to a report from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy published April 14. “Zakat and sadaqa are key Islamic philanthropic traditions. Zakat, the third of five pillars of Islam, is an...
Ramadan: A Vaccine for the Heart

Ramadan: A Vaccine for the Heart

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar which follows the lunar cycles throughout the year. Since Ramadan rotates throughout the year, sometimes sunset in the middle of the winter season is at 5 p.m. and in the summer it can be at 9 p.m. We still love it...