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Ramadan 2013 – Day 21 – Alms for Allah’s Armies

Zakat (almsgiving) is one of the five pillars of Islam and therefore required for all Muslims. Zakat is the systematic giving of 2.5% of one’s wealth each year to benefit the poor. Zakat is based off the “wealth” of a…

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Ramadan 2013 – Day 20 – Christians – An Endangered Species

Omar M. Ahmad, former leader of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) was quoted in 1998 as saying, “Islam isn’t in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become dominant. The Koran, the Muslim book of…

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Ramadan 2013 – Day 19 – Sunni, Shiite and the Many Sects of Islam

Although Islam divides the world into two parts Dar-al-Islam (the world ruled by Islam) and Dar-al-Harb (the world ruled by non-Muslims), many westerners do not realize that Islam itself is divided into different sects. Muhammad did not leave any instructions…

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Ramadan 2013 – Day 18 – Muhammad’s Concept of Adoption

In the 1990s the phrase, “What would Jesus do?” abbreviated to WWJD became popular among evangelical Christians in the United States. The acronym was printed on bracelets and t-shirts, as a reminder that Christians should act in the same way…

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Ramadan 2013 – Day 17 – Sharia Exploits Compassion

In February, Spanish Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon announced Spain would agree to demands of the Moroccan government that children adopted from Morocco by Spanish families must remain culturally and religiously Muslim. The concession to the Moroccan government was made in…

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Ramadan 2013 – Day 16 – Forced Marriages

A video of an 11-year-old Yemeni girl and her escape from a forced marriage has gone viral since being posted by MEMRI (Middle East Media Research Institute). The Internet video posted on July 21, 2013 has received nearly 6 million…

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Ramadan 2013 – Day 15 – Ramadan Entertainment – Incitement to Hatred

Just as Christians may enjoy special holiday television shows during the Christmas season, Middle Eastern television produces specials for Muslim families during Ramadan. This year’s family entertainment includes a mini-series called Khaibar produced by a Qatari company. The series refers…

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Ramadan 2013 – Day 14 – Is Some of the Food We Eat Blessed by Allah?

A British cafeteria worker lost her job after an “unintentional error” of serving non-halal food to Muslim students at the Moseley School in Birmingham. Despite having children of multiple faiths at the school, all 1,400 students are served halal meat…

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Ramadan 2013 – Day 13 – Slavery and Islam

Meshael Alayban, a Saudi Arabian princess was arrested in California earlier this month on suspicion of human trafficking after her Kenyan maid flagged down a passing bus in Irvine. The maid claimed she had been offered $1,600 per month to…

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Ramadan 2013 – Day 12 – “Stealth Jihad” in the West?

The spread of Islam is an obligation for Muslims, and is often accomplished covertly. Stealth jihad is the advancement of Islam through non-violent methods in non-Muslim nations under the umbrellas of “tolerance” and “religious or civil rights.” Stealth jihad, through…

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