MMW Eid Roundtable: Part 1

As you know, last Friday was Eid-ul-Adha, a major holiday for Muslims around the world.  Having enjoyed sharing our Ramadan experiences with our readers earlier this year, the MMW team wanted to briefly share some experiences and reflections on this Eid, focusing especially on the role of gender in how Eid is experienced in our respective communities.  In this first segment, Anike and Izzie both reflect on the role of women in cooking and preparing food for the Eid celebrations, and on how this a … [Read more...]

Eid Mubarak!

 The MMW team wishes you all the best this Eid. May God accept all of your fasts, prayers, and good deeds.Thanks to those who commented on or shared our Ramadan posts! We'll be back with our normal media analysis coverage this week. … [Read more...]

Ramadan: The Mother and Activist

Ramadan for me personally has always been a month of compassion, congregation and contemplation. However, last year in Ramadan, my entire days and nights revolved around caring for my then-one-month-old twins.Time passed by like a whirlwind; I have vague memories of feeding, burping, changing, and rocking babies to sleep – all the while trying to maintain some semblance of spirituality. Just one Ramadan before that, I had all the time in the world to pray, attend congregational prayers a … [Read more...]

Eid mubarak!

MMW sends our best Eid wishes to all of our readers!(Image source here) … [Read more...]

Eid Mubarak to all People…and Women

This past Monday night found me, and many others, repeatedly checking the websites of various moon-sighting organizations and local mosques and other community groups, trying to figure out which day I would celebrate Eid al-Fitr.  Some of the moon-sighting websites were still uncertain or had declared Wednesday to be Eid, so when I saw on that the moon had indeed been seen in Chile, I got excited!  It's Eid!Until I read the rest of the sentence: "Crescent Moon for Shawwal has b … [Read more...]

Eid Mobarak!

Muslimah Media Watch would like to wish all of our readers a happy and blessed Eid al-Fitr! … [Read more...]