The Fast of Ramadan

A local writer's reflections on the Muslim holy month

The Muslim fasting month of Ramadan begins this week — May 15 in the U.S. but Thursday elsewhere as it is determined by the local visibility of the crescent moon.

Both Al-Jazeera and The Washington Post have some good current pieces on Ramadan and its observance, but here’s a 2010 piece we ran in EW that still rings true.

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