Tag: Iftar

Muslim Members Of Congress Host A Historic Iftar In The Capitol

On Monday evening, three Muslim members of Congress ― Reps. André Carson (D-Ind.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) ― hosted a historic iftar in the U.S. Capitol to recognize the holy month of Ramadan and honor the contributions of the Muslim American community. The gathering to break that day’s Ramadan fast was the first iftar….MORE:  huffpost

Taste Of Lebanon to Provide Free Arafah Iftar Meal

Taste Of Lebanon owners are looking for your help to get this message out to anyone who wants to participate in this event.
It is our honor and pleasure to provide your iftar meal (FREE OF CHARGE) to break your fast on the blessed day of Arafat this Wednesday, September, 23, 2015.  Meals will be provided to anyone fasting on that day, as follows:
Requirements: Fast on the day of Arafah and come enjoy delicious food with us.
Time frame: Pick up to-go boxes from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Location: Taste Of Lebanon, 553 Main Street, West Springfield, MA 01089, Tel: 413.363.0414.

We encourage everyone regardless of your faith or background to join us and experience the fasting.  Here is a link about the day of Arafah.We hope you are able to join in the fasting and come enjoy delicious Lebanese Cuisine.

Sudan: Forcing Motorists to Stop to Break the Fast “Guest of God”

In the small village of al-Kabashi near the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Muslims stop cars driving through and invite them to break their fast together at Iftar during the holy month of Ramadan….Some people want to join us while others are reluctant, so we try to convince all of them because the blessing of breaking the fast is at the time of sunset prayers,” said Al Jaili Bashir al-Kabashi. more: alarabiya

Sudan Motorists Welcomed for Iftar

Video for sudan, ramadan, wait for people , road
It is common for people who don’t know one another to break their fast together. … mats on the side of the ..more : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVdXs1-FvRw

Thomas Jefferson held the 1st White House iftar.

As I’ve noted before, Thomas Jefferson once held a sunset dinner here with an envoy from
Tunisia — perhaps the first Iftar at the White House, more than 200 years ago.  And some of you, as you arrived tonight, may have seen our special display, courtesy of our friends at the Library of Congress — the Koran that belonged to Thomas Jefferson.  And that’s a reminder, along with the generations of patriotic Muslims in America, that Islam — like so many faiths — is part of our national story….more: whitehouse.gov

Interfaith program to incorporate prayers, collection for bombing victims

interfaith.jpgWEST SPRINGFIELD — Prayers for the victims of the April 15th Boston Marathon bombings will be offered, and an appeal for donations on their behalf made, during an interfaith program on April 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts, 377 Amostown Road.

Iman Wissam Abdul-Baki, society president, will make opening remarks and lead the prayer….more: .masslive.