Ramadan and Fasting in Schools

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Date(s) - June 10, 2022
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM


The speaker will open by providing an overview of 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. She will then describe some of the challenges for fasting students and how best to accommodate them and conclude with a description of the holiday which celebrates the end of the fast, Eid ul-Fitr.

Throughout the presentation the speaker will entertain questions and have a discussion with the audience.


Maha Elgenaidi (bio)