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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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  • 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...
  • 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 Caņada 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...
  • On Faith: Fasting in modern world has value

    Fasting might seem a grim topic in the midst of the Orange County Fair, beach picnics and the start of the Olympic Games. But highly observant Jews took part last weekend in Tisha B'Av, a 25-hour fast from food and drink to mark the destruction of the...
  • Shadia: A time of faith and festivity too

    Do you know how Christmas is supposed to be about faith? That's what Ramadan is supposed to be about too — God. But like Christmastime, Ramadan, for some, becomes a time for lavish dinner parties and uncontrollable spending. For producers and...
  • Shadia: Pursuing the 'night of power'

    Something's been keeping me up at night. I haven't had much beauty sleep in the last eight nights, and I'm not due for much more until the end of Ramadan, which is — sadly — on Saturday. I've been up in search of "Laylat ul-Qadr," the...
  • Muslim leader reflects, celebrates as holy month ends

    Muslim leader reflects, celebrates as holy month ends
    For Dr. Zaher Sahloul, the holy month of Ramadan has tested his strength and recharged his spirit. Gathering with thousands of other Muslims in Bridgeview’s Toyota Park on Sunday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, a day of prayer and festivities to break...
  • Shadia: The wine cork is still in the bottle

    I'm a hypocrite. I'm a Muslim who drinks alcohol — except during the month of Ramadan, of course. There. I said it. I am a hypocrite. Alcohol is forbidden in Islam. There are those Muslims, however, including me, who argue that alcohol is not...