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How to Muslim for dummies

Nowadays, I participate in Ramadan because I look at the month as a sort of juice cleanse for the soul.
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How to Muslim for dummies

Whether you visit a town riddled with Islamophobia or the most liberal cosmopolitan, Muslims have to deal with daily reminders of how they are different.
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Ramadan abroad

It’s my last week in Granada. Having been here just shy of five weeks, I’ve been lucky enough to make new friends with some of the most genuinely lovable and perceptive people I’ve ever met. Because it’s currently Ramadan, one of the happiest and most reflective months for Muslims around the
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Ramadan in Berkeley: tips for the perfect iftar

Jihad quite literally means “to struggle.” While there is more than one form of jihad, one brand requires patience, self-discipline and a bull-like tenacity — it is a jihad, or struggle, against oneself. Fasting during Ramadan is one form of such jihad. Ramadan is the name of a month in the Islamic lunar
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What to keep in mind before Ramadan ends

This year, July marked the start of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting and worship. Today is the last day of fasting in Berkeley, which means tomorrow will be Eid, the holiday that celebrates the end of Ramadan. With the end in sight, the Clog thinks there are things
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What you should know about Ramadan

For those of you who don’t already know, the month of Ramadan has started all over the globe. This is the time when Muslims fast during the day, not eating or drinking anything from dawn until sunset. That may sound like a long time, especially this summer when in California,
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