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New Muslims


Ramadan is often a time when we welcome new members into our community. We must continue to support and keep company with our new sisters and brothers throughout the year, and help them "hold tight to the rope of Allah."

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When is Eid Al-Fitr 2015?

Eid Al-Fitr is a holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting which is one of the greatest religious observances in Islam. What is the date for Eid Al-Fitr in 2015?

When is Eid Al-Adha 2015?

Eid Al-Adha is a holiday marking the end of the Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Makkah which is one of the greatest religious observances in Islam. What is the date for Eid Al-Adha in 2015?

Signs of the Day of Judgment

Islam teaches that one day, we will be raised up again for judgment. Only Allah knows when the Day of Judgment will come, but Islamic teachings include some signs to look out for.

Fasting Outside of Ramadan

Ramadan is a required month of fasting for Muslims around the world, but there are also other days when Muslims may voluntarily fast outside of Ramadan.

Be Just

Excerpts from the Quran, the holy book of Islam, about being just to others.

Common Greetings for the Start of Ramadan

Advice on common greetings to give to Muslims at the beginning of the month of Ramadan.

What is Ramadan?

Introduction to Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting - why do Muslims fast?

Taraweeh Prayers in Ramadan

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims conduct special prayers each night, called taraweeh prayers, during which long portions of the Qur'an are recited.

Is Ramadan Becoming Commercialized?

A few years ago, I wrote an article here about the many benefits of Ramadan. I mentioned that the spiritual focus of the month stands in contrast to the

Ramadan Glossary

What do iftar, sadaqah, and i'tikaf mean?  Check the glossary for the meanings of these common Ramadan terms.

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