Eradicating hate in the world will come with eradicating ignorance and mistrust and honoring the differences of others, a humanitarian from India told a gathering Monday night at the Faculty Club at Ohio State University.
he Noor Islamic Cultural Center will host an interfaith iftar at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.An iftar is an evening meal that Muslims partake in during the holy month of Ramadan, when they are tasked with fasting from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
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...
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.