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Q&A | Reynoldsburg woman talks about living as a Muslim woman | The Columbus Dispatch

June 8, 2016
North Sider Cynthia Cox Ubaldo, 52, became known worldwide last year when a video clip went viral showing her hugging an anti-Muslim protester outside Noor Islamic Cultural Center in Hilliard.She is one of several Muslim women to be featured at Dispatch.com during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast during daylight hours and focus more fervently on their faith.Ubaldo, a native of Reynoldsburg, was a Christian before she became Muslim in 2014, and wearing a headscarf has brought some challenges, including avoidance and unkind comments from strangers, discrimination...
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Ramadan’s start inspires central Ohio Muslims | The Columbus Dispatch

June 8, 2016
The ice cream shops were open all night when Nimet Alpay and her children visited her native home of Turkey during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.In a country that’s more than 99 percent Muslim, breaking each day’s fast at sundown is a community event. Families flock to parks, passengers on subway cars share whatever they have to eat with strangers, and ice cream and coffee shops are open at night.

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Guru Nanak Religious Society of Central Ohio

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 30 October 2015.

Phone: 614-279-2700
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Website: http://www.gnrscolumbusohio.com/
History One of the original draws for this Sikh community in Columbus was the Ohio State University’s exchange program with Punjab Agricultural University, which began in the 1950s. Several dozen Punjabi students, many of them Sikhs, would switch places with their American counterparts for a summer. Some of them later returned with their... Read more about Guru Nanak Religious Society of Central Ohio

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