Ramadan

Men sitting with prayer rugs outdoors (© Seth Wenig/AP Images)

Eid traditions in the United States

Many Muslim Americans gather for special prayers and feasts with family to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.
Four people kneeling and praying (U.S. Embassy Islamabad)

Celebrating Ramadan in Pakistan: ‘A time of compassion’

Feasting with colleagues, worship and helping others are among the ways local employees at the U.S. Mission in Pakistan celebrate Ramadan.
People gathered at a food truck (© Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Muslim Americans celebrate Ramadan

See how some foods that Muslim Americans prepare for Ramadan reflect their diverse cultures and traditions.
Group of women standing and sitting around table (Courtesy of Najiba Akbar)

Muslim chaplains guide students during Ramadan

Muslim chaplains are a growing presence on many U.S. campuses. Learn how they help guide students through Ramadan.
Hands reaching for food during iftar meal for Ramadan (© Boontoom Sae-Kor/Shutterstock)

American Muslims can depend on halal food

For Ramadan, learn about two American organizations that review and certify various goods to ensure they are halal, meaning they comply with Islamic law.
Man and woman sitting on couch with Ramadan decorations (Courtesy of Salman Azam)

Muslim Americans observe Ramadan at home

The new coronavirus pandemic has caused American Muslims to keep their traditional Ramadan observances close to home. See how they are coping.
People wearing masks carrying boxes to cars (© Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

American Muslims fight COVID-19 with Ramadan’s spirit of giving

U.S. Muslims are helping others during the COVID-19 pandemic. See how the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is motivating their contributions.
Family eating at table (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Uyghurs in America celebrate Ramadan

In America, Uyghur Muslims celebrate Ramadan and observe Islamic traditions. However, in Xinjiang, China, these practices are illegal.
Kazi Mannan in restaurant kitchen stirring big pot (© Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

Restaurant owner feeds the homeless, hosts iftars

The Sakina Halal Grill serves everyone who walks through the door, even if they can’t pay. During Ramadan, its owner also hosts iftars for the homeless.