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Breaking Fast

Breaking Fast at a Sufi Mosque

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 02.24.2015 | Religion
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

Sufis generally get together for communal dinner every Saturday but during Ramadan when they fast, they get together four times a week to cook and gather for the Iftar meal that breaks the day-long fast. As both sisters are American, tonights dinner is not going to be ethnic.

Fasting (Or Not) On Yom Kipppur

Ali Berlow | Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion
Ali Berlow

The fast will soon be here. On this Yom Kippur, the highest of high Jewish holidays, I'll be doing my best at not-eating.

Ramadan Treat Dates Back To Muhammad

Posted 10.02.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Brown, sticky, and wrinkly, dates seem a sad or unremarkable fruit. But every Ramadan, the Islamic ho...

Ramadan: Breaking Fast with Hillary Clinton

Saveur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The pan-cultural group of American Muslims who gathered in Washington enjoyed a menu that mixed Western ingredients like puff pastry and Brie with Middle Eastern staples such as saffron and halal lamb.