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Zakat & non-Muslims

July 15, 2010

Exactly as we pointed out in the context of disaster relief to Haiti, zakat is not for the “poor” or “needy” in general–it is for Muslim poor and Muslim needy (and Muslim terrorists, but we’ll leave that aside for the moment).

The only exception is zakat can be used as a bribe to convert non-Muslims to Islam.  Do you have any lingering doubts?  Check out this video posted by “waytojennah” on YouTube on July 5:

4 comments

  1. […] is for Muslims only – unless it is used to convert non-Muslims to Islam. A video from the Money Jihad blog confirms what we posted previously in Muslim “charity” for […]


  2. […] Zakat is for Muslims only – unless it is used to convert non-Muslims to Islam. A video from the Money Jihad blog confirms what we posted previously in Muslim “charity” for […]


  3. Interesting post. But how can a muslim who knows that zakat is one of the 5 pillars of Islam-pray 5 times a day and not pay. Is it not Allah that blesses them with their income? Why wouldn’t they want to show Allah their faithfullness. Allah does not need their money-but he wants to trust their faithfullness.


  4. […] on the prohibition of zakat for non-Muslims including video from a prominent Muslim scholar here and on Twitter […]



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