Ramadan 2014 – White House Iftaar & Learning to Play the Game

WhiteHouseIftaar

As many of us heard via social media, President Obama made a statement at the 2014 White House Iftaar in support of Israel’s right to defend itself against Rocket Fire from Hamas. I, like many American Muslims, was very upset after hearing this and wondered how and why the President, who I supported and voted for in 2008 and 2012, would say something so disrespectful to an audience of mainly American Muslims at a White House Iftaar.But after thinking about it and reading articles and f … [Read more...]

Summer Ramadan Recipes

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Here are some good recipes for helping to recover from those long summer day fasts this Ramadan.These came from Cooking Fanatic Nyela G. in Mississauga, Canada.  She can be reached via email at maplemasala16@gmail.comSuhoor (Pre-Dawn Meal): Figs with yogurtIngredients·        1 cup full-fat yogurt·        1 orange·        1/2 cup of water·        2 cinnamon sticks·        5 whole cloves·        1/2 teaspoon aniseed·        9 tablespoons honey·       … [Read more...]


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