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Ramadan

A collection of news and information related to Ramadan published by this site and its partners.

Top Ramadan Articles

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  • On Faith: Ramadan a time for reflection and reconnection to God

    Thirst, hunger and fatigue shadow Muslims as they fast through the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth lunar month in the Islamic calendar and is recognized as the fasting month for Muslims. From sunrise to sunset, Muslims refrain from food and...
  • Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

    Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan
    Muslims throughout Central Florida observed the end of the month-long Ramadan Tuesday morning through prayer and celebration. About 1,000 men, women and children filled the Sanford Civic Center with prayers, praise and genuflections as part of the Eid al...
  • Celebrating the end of Ramadan in Harford

    Muslims in Harford County celebrated the end of the holy month of Ramadan with a prayer ceremony Tuesday morning at the Bel Air Reckord Armory. As more than a billion Muslims worldwide celebrated completion of the month of Ramadan, Harford's Muslims...
  • Orlando-area mosques' 'pay to pray' parking fees outrage some

    Orlando-area mosques' 'pay to pray' parking fees outrage some
    Dena Al-Atassi has a strong attachment to the Masjid Al-Rahman, the mosque on Goldenrod Road her family helped establish in the 1980s. But this year she worshipped at home during the holy month of Ramadan, a personal protest against a decision by the...
  • Shadia: Refreshing my faith during Ramadan

    Ramadan starts Thursday night (insert multiple happy faces here). You would think that because I will be refraining from eating and drinking for about 15 hours a day for the next month, I would be dreading the arrival of Islam's holiest month. You would...
  • Shadia: The benefits of Ramadan are truly endless

    Refraining from food and water all day during Ramadan is not that bad. That's because we still get to eat twice — just before sunrise and again after sunset. There's "iftar," which is the breaking-of-the-fast meal at sunset. But there's also...
  • Op-Ed: Ramadan is more than fasting

    Thursday at sunset signified the start of Ramadan. During this month, observing Muslims around the world fast by abstaining from food and drink from dawn to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islamic faith, along with belief in the...
  • Intersections: A new mosque connects local Muslims

    Amid the houses lining the darkened streets recovering from the summer heat, a corner in South Glendale remains buzzing with excitement throughout the night. Cars have exhausted available street space. The pitter-patter of footsteps can be heard...
  • Islamic group to host interfaith Ramadan dinner

    Islamic group to host interfaith Ramadan dinner
    In hopes of demonstrating how similar the values are that are shared by Muslims and non-Muslims, the Islamic Congregation of La CaƱada Flintridge again will host an interfaith Ramadan potluck dinner. The event will be held Friday, July 27, at the...
  • Shadia: 'Taraweh' is Muslims' opera

    The other night I struggled to come up with a simple way to describe the magnitude of "taraweh" — the extra prayers performed nightly during Ramadan. And then an enigmatic Muslim poet I know compared it — perfectly — to opera. There'...
  • Intersections: For Ramadan, camaraderie and gratitude at Glendale center

    On the first night of Ramadan in Southern California last week, the heat was taking its toll. The fans spun overhead in the dimly lit room as the first prayers were melodically recited by an imam who had made the journey from Diamond Bar. His voice and...