Ramadan is considered one of the five pillars of Islam. For 30 days observant Muslims are expected to fast during the daylight hours, we pray more and are encouraged to practice “zakat” or charity. … [Read more...]
In this op-ed, Muslim journalist Sarah Hagi writes about proper etiquette for non-Muslims during Ramadan.
Here are some "pro" tips:
Don't ask why someone's not fasting
There are so many reasons … [Read more...]
Targeting the billion-dollar Muslim lifestyle market, the Guardian lists the top phone and tablet apps this Ramadan season. The apps offer everything from prayer sites and times, to halal friendly … [Read more...]
A look at how Muslims in Southern California celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, including the all important iftar meal which ends their daily fast. And in SoCal, the community is diverse and so is … [Read more...]
Separated from their homeland by thousands of miles, Muslim laborers in Gulf cities, like Dubai, uniquely spend Ramadan celebrating in makeshift places of worship such as parking lots. AP presents a … [Read more...]
Geared to the public sector, the North Austin Muslim Community Center hosted their annual “Ramadan Open House” to increase a better understanding of Islam and Ramadan. During the event, a traditional … [Read more...]
Ramadan -- the holiest month for Muslims in which they fast during daylight hours, congregate for prayers and share meals as a community -- begins later this week under continued quarantine and mass … [Read more...]
As many know, Ramadan lasts a full month when one fasts during daylight hours BUT what about the Muslims who live in the Arctic Circle where there are 24 hours of sunshine? Wow, mind blown, … [Read more...]
Editors at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt felt it was time for a certain iconic monkey to learn how American Muslims celebrate Ramadan. Enter “It’s Ramadan Curious George."
Author Hena Khan says she … [Read more...]