CELEBRATIONS

Ramadan

When is Ramadan?

Ramadan is on the 9th day of the Islamic calender.

During Ramadan, what don’t Muslims do during daylight?

During Ramadan Muslims don’t eat or drink when it’s daylight.

Ramadan is a time for what?

Ramadan is a time of worship and contemplation. A time to strengthen family and communities.

During Ramadan when do Muslims eat?

They eat before the sun comes up and after the sun goes down.

What is the meal called at the start of the day?

The meal is called Suhoor.

What is the meal called at the end of the day?

This meal is called iftar.

What is Eid al-Fitr?

Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan.

What is the meaning of Eid?

Eid means festivity.

What is the meaning of the word Fitr?

Fitr means to break the fast.

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