Ramadan

Close-up view of box of various pastries (Shatila)

Visit this oasis in Michigan for America’s ‘best baklava’

Riad Shatila never forgot the delicious pastries of his youth in Lebanon. Today the late Michigan baker's family still sells what's been called America's best baklava.
Naan pizza on white plate with tomatoes and spices around it (© American Halal Company)

A home for halal products in U.S. frozen foods aisles

A socially responsible halal food company launched by a Pakistani-born Muslim American has found success in the frozen food aisles of American supermarkets.
People distributing toys (Mary Knox Merrill/The Christian Science Monitor/Getty)

How American Muslims give back during Ramadan

Muslims typically make a special effort to increase their charitable activities throughout Ramadan. Learn about what some American Muslims are doing.
Date palm tree with clusters of fruit (Shutterstock)

The ‘perfect’ Ramadan food … grown in the USA

Muslims traditionally break their fast with a bowl of dates. If you're observing Ramadan in the U.S., it's a good bet those dates come from California.
Family sitting at table eating (© AP Images)

President Trump’s Ramadan message

President Donald J. Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offer their best wishes to Muslims around the world upon the start of Ramadan.
Mo Hrezi running in race with crowd cheering (© Wesley Winterink)

How a dual citizen of the U.S. and Libya looks to...

If you are a citizen of two countries, who do you represent in the Olympics? Mohamed Hrezi of the U.S. and Libya can tell you! Learn about his road to Rio.
Crowd of people celebrating (© AP Images)

President Obama’s message on Eid al-Fitr 2016

To commemorate the end of the holy month of Ramadan, President Obama comments on the day and the contributions of Muslims in America.
Muslims and non-Muslims sharing meal (Courtesy of MAS Minnesota)

In Minnesota, non-Muslims visit mosques during Ramadan

A Minnesota program promotes the state's neighborly spirit by arranging for hundreds of non-Muslims to visit mosques during Ramadan.
Woman using laptop computer (State Dept./S. Brukbacher)

Virtual Mosque helps Muslims explore their faith online

Interested in learning about Islam? This imam uses social media to send his sermons and discuss a variety of topics for Muslims and non-Muslims.