Posts Tagged “Jewish holidays”

Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah Greetings from American Muslims

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Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah Greetings from American Muslims

Washington, D.C., September 22, 2015 – American Muslims wish a very Happy Yom Kippur  to all of our Jewish friends across the globe. Leshana Tova. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year that takes place in the month of Tishri and celebrates Creation.  Jews observe the Lunar Calendar, and as such the festivities occur 11…

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Islamic world to observe Ramadan beginning June 17

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Islamic world to observe Ramadan beginning June 17

The Holy Month of Ramadan for Muslims will begin June 17, or at the first sight of the new moon and will continue for 29-30 days depending on the complete cycle of the moon. It is a time of religious observation, recommitment to faith and a time of fasting for observant Muslims around the world….

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