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    CELEBRATING RAMADAN, AMID PANDEMIC!!

    TweetMayor Jacob Frey announced in a news release., allowing the call of the prayer Adhan for Cedar-Riverside Residence during Ramadan. ” The Muslim call to prayer will be broadcast the traditional five times a day in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, beginning with the start of Ramadan this week and continuing through the end of the religious holiday in May.” Reported Startribune.  RAMADAN, in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, offers more than  the call to parayer, Adhan  during Ramadan. As Mayor Frey eloquently explained. “At a time when physical distancing requires we pray apart, it’s incumbent on leaders to create a sense of togetherness where we can”. “Adhan provides…

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    My Iftar Under the Allianz Stadium Tent! !!

    Tweet  Iftar at the Soccer game On Wednesday night, Minnesota United Soccer team matched up with the German Bundesliga Hertha Berlin team for the first ever international friendly at Allianz Field. The reservation was made four month ago on line, SeatGeek, which obviously they don’t use the Islamic Colander, so I didn’t know it is going to be in Ramadan. Planning is way overrated however, it was one of the most memorable Iftar I ever had. Watching a game while fasting is not as bad as playing while fasting, If a superstar Egyptian player like Mohamed Saleh who plays for Liverpool is fasting during the game, I can watch the…

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    Surviving Ramadan in America!!

    Tweet​   How Do you Survive Ramadan in  America ​ This week, on may 6th, Millions of Muslims around the world started observing the holy  month of Ramadan.  Ramadan is the ninth month of Islamic calendar, that honors the time when god revealed to Prophet Muhammed through Angel Gabriel, the first verses of Quran.   Ramadan is a festive month for Muslims , 30 days of Christmas. Where Muslims  enjoy special traditions and immersed themselves in all night celebration. However, in the political climate of Islamophobic culture , and the rhetoric of  demonizing Muslims and criminalizing Islam.  In America, Muslim faith and practices are questioned and under the spotlight. .  Observing…

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