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The Muslim practice of "zakaat," or almsgiving, is one of the five pillars of Islam -- part of the framework of Muslim life and required of all able adult practitioners. While they may give Zakaat at any time of the year, many Muslims contribute specifically during the month of Ramadan. Imam Mohamad Bashar Arafat of Baltimore, Maryland, describes this important Islamic practice.

Air Date: October 31, 2003
Length: 2:01


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