Noorzehra Zaidi

Noorzehra Zaidi is an author at Religion News Service.

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Calls for a ‘green’ Ramadan revive Islam’s long tradition of sustainability and care for the planet

By Noorzehra Zaidi — March 27, 2023
(The Conversation) — Communal meals to break fast can mean lots of single-use plastics. A switch to environmentally friendly principles is in line with Islamic principles through the ages.

From caravans to markets, the hajj pilgrimage has always included a commercial component

By Noorzehra Zaidi — July 12, 2022
(The Conversation) — The start of the hajj is reigniting debates around its commercialization, but pilgrimages are also a time for seeking business opportunities, writes a scholar of Islam.
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