An Overview of Ramadan in Elk Grove

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Date(s) - Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


This presentation provides an overview on the topic of Ramadan and fasting, including a description of the month and the lunar calendar, the purpose and goals of fasting, how the fast functions, a look at a typical day in the life of a fasting person, and exemptions from fasting. The presentation also describes some of the challenges for fasting students and how best to accommodate them, and concludes with a description of the holiday which celebrates the end of the fast, Eid ul-Fitr.

This presentation will be delivered to the community at Elk Grove Unified School District by ING Bay Area Director Ishaq Pathan and Content Contributor Ameena Jandali.