The Virtual Mosque

The Forgotten Pillar

One of the Pillars of Islam is zakat or charity. Every year each adult is required to give 2.5% of his savings, including jewellery etc, to the poor in charity. This has been totally neglected by Muslims. It is sad that this Pillar which involves doing good to others by sacrificing our wealth to raise their level is totally neglected.


Forgotten History: The Muslims who saved the Jews

Stories of Albanian Muslims who saved the lives of Jews during the Holocaust are the focus of a campaign for better interfaith relations. Run by the Exploring Islam Foundation, Missing Pages was launched at the House of Lords in the week of Holocaust Memorial Day. The campaign features an exhibition of photography by Norman Gershman featuring [...]