The Muslim holiday of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, begins at sundown on Sunday, May 5, and continues through the evening of Tuesday, June 4. During the month, which is considered the holiest month of the year, Muslims fast from prewdawn until sunset, as a way to practice discipline and compassion for those less fortunate...
Imam Kevin Dawud Amin led the service and the breaking of the fast of Ramadan, on Saturday night, May 26, for about two dozen local Muslims. Ramadan, May 17 to June 15 this year, is the holiest month of the year for more than one billion Muslims, and fasting until nightfall is one of the five pillars of Islam, promoting compassion for the less fortunate...
By GWEN OREL and ANTOINETTE MARTIN
It’s very hot on the third floor of Glenfield Middle School.
That makes the fast of Ramadan just that little bit harder for Frances Aboushi, who teaches there, and students Rafid Khayum, 13, and Amir Carter, 12.
By GWEN OREL
Not eating during the day is not the hardest thing about Ramadan, for Kevin Dawud Amin, of the Masjid Ul Wadud mosque on Bloomfield Avenue.
It’s reading the entire Quran.
Many people know that during Ramadan, which will probably start in the evening of Friday, May 26, and continue through the evening of Saturday, June 24, Muslims do not eat from sunrise to sun