Zakat is a form of alms-giving treated in Islam as a religious obligation or tax, which, by Quranic ranking, is next after prayer in importance. As one of the Five Pillars of Islam, zakat is a religious duty for all Muslims who meet the necessary criteria of wealth.
Cult worship was largely practiced and even sanctioned in the Holy Land while Jerusalem's Temple stood.
There’s a very long way to go if the world is to become eco-friendly, but there are some notable triumphs across many industries that should be applauded for the work currently being done.
You risk your life walking on the streets of Israel, but cycling is another matter completely. Death by cycling are commonplace in cities like Tel Aviv where buses and trucks speed out of control and reckless newcomers barely in their teens speed around on electric bikes (really like mopeds) and e-scooters. Still some hopeful cyclists have a dream come true. Israel has qualified for the Tour de France.
The Bedouin have an ancient and fascinating history of life hacks. Here is one: crushed scorpion paste for your baby to keep the sting at bay. Recipe inside.
Before Ecover was my favorite ecological cleaning brand, it was just someone's little idea to change the world one sink of dishes at a time.
Three stark reports on the rising carbon emissions and impacts on global temperatures have been released in the last week. The reports lay bare the horrific state of climate breakdown and its impacts across the globe whilst indicating the solutions are available to make possible meeting the goals set out under the Paris agreement.
American consumers are more concerned about the planet than steady economic growth, new report. But they are two-faced: they may care, but they don't act accordingly to what they believe.
Millenials want jobs with meaning. Can you get them outdoors or promise that their work will contribute to a brighter future? If yes, you can find a way to attract their skills and loyalty.
The design itself is quite a broad term, right? Design of what? A website? A house? Or just a picture for promoting a specific product? In order to truly determine the power of color, we need to determine what we will be applying this color to in the first place. Let’s go with websites in […]
Today, people are living longer than at any other time in the history of the human race. There are many products on the market that are supposed to extend your life such as essential oils, drugs, protein supplements, vitamins and many other healthy gimmicks. But truly a definite way to extend your life is to […]
Children don't need too much stuff, just a lot of nature and a safe space for play. Some tips for "green" parents and kids on making that space safe.
Are you shifting from a closet bed in a tiny house to a more spacious, hopefully ecologically-sound home? If so, make due with less stuff, but make your house look great.
Some entrepreneurs are looking up to the moon in a bid to inhabit new territories. There would be some serious complications however, with our bone density dropping whilst living there alongside property rights issues.
A handy illustration for eco-fying your home cleaning.
Although the blame of rising ocean levels and glaciers melting does not fall on the running community, there are many “runner specific” ways you can help!
Ten essential oils for everyday use - from the kitchen to the bedroom.
Use up the pods left over from shelling peas and beans to make - wine!
The millenial generation has discovered houseplant love.
The rocky brown soil of the Negev desert suggests an empty environment, but recent excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority have brought to light an ancient mosque from the 7th-8th centuries CE there. It’s one of the earliest known mosques in the world, a surprising find in the area. Dr. Jon Seligman and Shahar Zur, […]
Whether you’re struggling with a stuck jar lid, find your eyes watering while chopping onions or trying to fish pieces of egg shells out of your dish, our list of the kitchen experts’ top kitchen hacks will be useful.
It’s not a book for beginning cooks, but no recipe is really difficult to manage. For example, baklava might seem intimidating to make, but with filo pastry from the supermarket, a careful cook can easily produce a trayful of that exotic sweet from this book.
Going green means thinking of new ways of updating your kitchen without a complete remodel.
More than 1 in 10 will become demented after 60 when exposed to antidepressants, versus less than 3 in 100. A strong warning to the medical world about loosely prescribing antidepressant meds.
Do you use homemade pads or moon cups? There are so many alternatives to wasteful products that choke our bodies and our natural environment.