In short, no. 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 Muslims only..
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: