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Where Communities Come Together

Why I Welcome Ramadan

Five minutes ago I walked into the house. Its ten to ten at night and my youngest son shouts from his bedroom – there are samosas on the table. And there are.  Crispy vegetarian samosas – one for each member of the family – and they are still hot. These samosas, along with all sorts…
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Mosque welcomes over 100 neighbours for Iftar

On Wednesday 15th July, the Al-Khoei Islamic Centre invited local residents to join them in the breaking of their fast, also known as ‘Iftar’. Two hundred people attended the event, and over half of those attending were neighbours. Read full article here.

Luton hosts Big Iftar 2015 event in St George’s Square

HUNDREDS of people came out to St George’s Square in Luton last Friday to celebrate the 2015 Big Iftar gathering. The event marked the breaking of the daily fast of Ramadan and Luton council said it was ‘aimed to promote further understanding of the Muslim faith’. Read full article here.

‘Unity Iftar’ event to bridge divides in Bradford

The ‘Unity Iftar’ is being organised to unite the community following local and international events that have taken place in the past few weeks. The event is to take place at the Hussainia Islamic Mission centre, which was only recently daubed with offensive graffiti targeting the Shia community of Bradford. Read full story here.

London synagogues host ‘Big Iftar’ events in Interfaith gesture

In a display of Interfaith harmony, Muslims have broken their Ramadan fast at London synagogues this week. The reform shul in north west London and the West London Synagogue hosted Big Iftar events, in which members of the Muslim community broke their daily fast for Ramadan, with Jewish neighbours. Read full article here.