(RNS) — Among the 17,500 Rohingya refugees who fled persecution in Myanmar, a small band has landed in near Kolkata where they can observe the holiday ending the holy month of Ramadan with a semblance of security and the flavors of home.
Tag - Ramadan
(RNS) — Corporations often don’t accommodate Muslim employees’ religious needs simply because they don’t take the time to understand or anticipate them.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza worshippers knelt on prayer rugs spread on sandy soil, near the perimeter fence with Israel, joining hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world Friday in marking the holiday that caps the fasting month of...
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — In Morocco's capital, the beach is a favorite place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
(RNS) For Muslims with sleeping disorders, observing the major rituals of the holy month—waking up before dawn, then staying up to pray late into the night—can take a serious toll. What's a insomniac to do?
(The Conversation) — Jefferson supported the rights of Muslim adherents and evidence exists he had been thinking privately about their inclusion in his new country since 1776.
(RNS) — Muslim Americans should rise above bitterness against Trump and exercise this opportunity to communicate clearly what our vision is for a better America and a better world. That is what Ramadan is all about.
(RNS) — When people gather for dinner in hundreds of homes, mosques, churches, synagogues and community centers across the country, it shows another way for our country.
(RNS) — Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s gallery includes images from England, Texas, Hong Kong, Brazil and more.
CAIRO (RNS) — The Egyptian government has banned preaching at 20,000 mosques as a precautionary measure to prevent extremist violence during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
(RNS) — Stunning amounts of food waste produced in Muslim-majority nations during the holy month have led to a gradual awakening about Muslims’ responsibilities to the environment. Now, U.S. Muslims hope to lead their communities toward a zero-waste...
(The Conversation) — When Muslims break their fast during Ramadan, many will only choose foods that are considered permissible under Islamic law. The Arabic word for such food is “halal.”
This week’s gallery includes images from the start of Ramadan, protests over the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, and more.
(RNS) — Believers Bail Out aims to raise awareness about the injustices of the prison system by asking Muslims to give zakat to their incarcerated brothers and sisters in faith.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — This year, the first night of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, coincides with the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding – what Palestinians call the Nakba, or 'catastrophe' — and the relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to...