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Ramadan 2014 (1435)

Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting and prayer, began this year on June 28. During the month, Muslims will fast from food and water from sunup to sundown, a special challenge during these long summer days. It is traditional to … Continue reading

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Ramadan, a month of fasting and prayer

Muslims around the world are fasting during the month of Ramadan. They refrain from eating or drinking from sunup to sundown for the next month, and devote themselves to prayer, hospitality, and service. It is the tradition to break the … Continue reading

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London Mayor encourages citizens to share Ramadan

On Wednesday, September 9, London Mayor Boris Johnson encouraged Londoners to join their Muslim neighbors in the Remadan fast for at least one day as a way to learn about Islam and to welcome Muslims as part of British society. … Continue reading

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Ramadan: A Time for (Interfaith) Hospitality

The Muslim month of Ramadan began last Saturday. During this month, Muslims fast from food and drink from sunup to sundown as a spiritual discipline and in remembrance of receiving the Qur’an. Muslim families will often extend hospitality to their … Continue reading

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