Skip to comments.Ramadan Charity Dilemma for US Muslims
Posted on 09/10/2007 8:24:53 AM PDT by CHEE
DETROIT, Michigan With the holy fating month at the doorsteps, many US Muslims are perplexed where to channel their Ramadan charities amid a continued government crackdown on Islamic charities and suspicious treatment of leading minority organizations.
"People in the Muslim community are scared," Mohammad Alomari, administrative director of the Life for Relief and Development Charity, told Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Sunday, September 9.
"They have to give zakah. But how do you give it? Do you give it only to the mosque? Do you give it to a friend who takes it overseas? The avenues of giving are narrower."
(Excerpt) Read more at islamic-world.net ...
Because Allah is not a God of Love.
How about bringing it down to the local food bank? Or doesn’t it count unless it only goes to other muslims?
If US Muslims have to give some money for a good cause they surely won’t mind donating to US troops helping Iraqi kids and families, won’t they?
Oh! Or does “Good cause” only apply to CAIR and other Terrorist related organisations!?
Give it to me. I'll take it overseas for them. Really. I mean it.
Yes - they only give to charities that only help other muslims. So don’t bother with a list of infidel charities as alternatives...
Actually, I hear the food is really good in gitmo. And you’re not locked up with all those other infidels.
With the holy fating month
Is that like fasting?
I believe that instead of an ‘s’ there should be an ‘r’.
“People in the Muslim community are scared,”
Anyone else not see the problem here?
Yes - they only give to charities that only help other muslims. So dont bother with a list of infidel charities as alternatives...
Do you know that as a fact? Not attacking, just interested.
2 to 1 on the later.
They should give to the U.S. Army and U.S. Marines; chemotherapy for their culture.
>>>> Yes - they only give to charities that only help other muslims. So dont bother with a list of infidel charities as alternatives...
>> Do you know that as a fact? Not attacking, just interested.
It’s a fact. They can’t give to non-muslims unless it’s a kind of bribe to get the “infidel” to convert.
Taken another way, this story is good news.
Gee, what a shame that it’s so hard to give money to Hamas and Hezbollah now.
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