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Iraqis Come Together To Pray At The Site Of Baghdad Bombing

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.08.2016 | World

Iraqis came together this week to pray at the site of a car bomb attack that killed nearly 300 people last Saturday. As Muslims around the world began...

Displaced Muslims Around The World Mark Eid Al-Fitr With Hope And Resilience

The Huffington Post | Sara Elkamel | Posted 07.06.2016 | World

This week Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr — a joyous three-day holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting...

American Islam: A View From The Suburbs

The Conversation US | Posted 07.06.2016 | Religion
The Conversation US

Islam may often be presented as an unchanging monolith. But the American Muslim community exemplifies the racial, theological, geographical, political and religious diversity of the American society writ large.

How Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr, The End Of Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.05.2016 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan (a ...

How to Be With a Loved One With Dementia During the Holidays

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

"I am so sad. I want to see my son." I found her sitting in her wheelchair crying out for her one most beloved person in the whole world. Her son had ...

This Eid al-Fitr, Explore Five Historic Mosques Nationwide

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.17.2016 | Religion
National Trust for Historic Preservation

In honor of this religious holiday, we pay homage to five historic mosques from around the country.

Muslims Around The World Share What Eid al-Fitr Means To Them

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 07.17.2015 | Religion

Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a holy day that comes at the end of Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr is a day of merriment and thanksgiving marked by gatheri...

Obama Extends 'Warmest Wishes' To Muslims Celebrating Eid

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr, or Eid, celebrates the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. The observance traditi...

Eid Mubarak- The Festival of Fast-Breaking & Sharing the Abundance

Ila Paliwal | Posted 07.15.2016 | Arts
Ila Paliwal

Festivals are wonderful traditions in any faith and they remind us to take time out from our day to day hectic life and focus on issues beneficial to our souls and to others.

Eid al-Fitr 2015: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan (a ...

Christopher Mathias

New York City Officially Adds Two Muslim Holidays To School Calendar

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.05.2015 | Religion

New York City is now the largest school district in the country to recognize two Muslim holidays on its official calendar. Mayor Bill de Blasio an...

State GOP Official Who Posted Anti-Muslim Facebook Comments Resigns

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Bob FitzSimmonds, the Republican official under fire for anti-Muslim comments he posted on Facebook, stepped down from his position as Virginia GOP tr...

Virginia GOP Official Questions The Contributions Of Muslim Americans

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Bob FitzSimmonds, treasurer of the Virginia Republican Party, is coming under fire from local officials for some eyebrow-raising comments he made abou...

Gaza in Social Media Images Speaks Volumes

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.29.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The images from and about Gaza disseminated through social media are striking, searing, poignant and loaded with messages, proving, yet again, that a ...

Why Muslims 'Still Have Faith' In Gaza

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.29.2014 | Religion

In Gaza, Ramadan — a time meant for fasting and focusing on God — has not been easy for thousands of Muslims. Bombs lobbed from nearby Israel ...

Eid In Gaza And The West Bank: 'We Do Not Want To Celebrate Anything, Our People Are Dying'

Religion News Service | Rachel Delia Benaim | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) In Beit ‘Anan, a small Arab village in the West Bank, Haya Dawod, and her extended family sit around a large round table in her pare...

There Is No Eid Mubarak For Gaza's Wounded Children

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr with outdoor prayers and picnics, but many of Gaza's children remain confined to their hospital b...

Eid Mubarak! Beautiful Henna Designs To Celebrate The Muslim Holiday

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

Eid Mubarak! Ramadan, the long month of fasting, has ended, and now Muslims around the globe are celebrating the festive holiday of Eid ul-Fitr. O...

Eid Al-Fitr 2014: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan (a ...

The Coming of Eid al-Fitr

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 09.23.2014 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

The pursuit of justice is a good deed in Islam, appropriate for Ramadan and Eid ul-Fitr alike. Justice has so far been mocked in the MH17 case. Muslims everywhere should therefore join the appeal for a thorough investigation and punishment of the perpetrators.

Ramadan Amid the New Middle East Crisis

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

Peacemaking is among the good deeds incumbent on Muslims during the holy month of fasting and prayer. Distribution of charity and food, customary at Ramadan, is needed especially by people displaced by conflict. How, then, will Ramadan be celebrated in the countries worst affected by the latest Middle East crisis?

New York Public Schools Will Celebrate Eid

Posted 02.04.2014 | Religion

Muslim families in New York City have been requesting official recognition for Islamic holidays in public schools for years now, but they may finally ...

What Do Imams Talk About For Eid?

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 08.09.2013 | Religion

(RNS) In their holiday Eid al-Fitr khutbas, or sermons, on Thursday (Aug. 8) many imams across the country noted a growing climate of acceptance in Am...

A Time for Soul-Searching -- Reflections on Elul and Eid Al-Fitr

Ron Kronish | Posted 10.08.2013 | Religion
Ron Kronish

During Elul and Eid Al-Fitr, it is useful to be reminded of this. It is worth thinking about as we -- as individuals and as communities, as Jews and Muslims -- engage in our annual process of soul-searching.

Assad Shown Unharmed After Rebels Report Attack

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

AMMAN, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Syrian rebels said on Thursday they targeted President Bashar al-Assad's motorcade heading to a Damascus mosque to mark the...