Tag: Ramadan

Ramadan: Honoring Religious Accommodations

By CAIR-MN How to effectively interact with your Muslim employees, students, colleagues and clients Fasting: Every year in the Islamic lunar month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from the break of dawn until sunset, abstaining from food and drink. The fast is considered an act of self-purification which brings one closer to God. This year, Ramadan

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The Right to Food Threatened Worldwide

By Ramla Bile, Engage Minnesota   This month, Muslims across the world are observing Ramadan. In addition to its copious spiritual and personal benefits, the month provides an excellent opportunity to acknowledge the notion of freedom from hunger, and the extent to which the right to food is met locally, nationally, and internationally.  

The real beauty of Ramadan

Conquering the beasts of time and desire By Rawan Hamade Many non-Muslims are interested in knowing why we fast during Ramadan and how it helps us try to improve ourselves. Unfortunately, many receive shallow answers that may not reach the underlying point. Some non-Muslims are hurriedly told that we fast merely to sympathize with the

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