Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and is observed by Muslims around the world as a month of fasting during the day from sunrise to sunset. 237 more words
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In the school I work at in Mwanza,Tanzania, I teach number of girls who regularly have their hands painted with henna (mehndi) – whether it is for a religious festival, a wedding or just a public holiday, the girls will come in with their arms covered in these beautiful intricate patterns. 58 more words
New York City is now the largest school district in the country to recognize two Muslim holidays on its official calendar.
Mayor Bill de Blasio… 111 more words
“We made a pledge to families that we would change our school calendar to reflect the strength and diversity of our city. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim families will no longer have to choose between honoring the most sacred days on their calendar or attending school,” Mr. 238 more words