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Eid Al-Fitr What is it and its relationship to Ramadan

April 21, 2023 by | Ramadan

Linguistically, “Eid” comes from a verb meaning the return of something time after time. The word itself means a time of returning joy. There are two Eids in Islam, one on the first day of the beginning of the 10th month in the Islamic calendar, “Shawwal,” and the other on the 10th day of the

A Sacred Convergence Reflection by Dean Gail Stearns

April 9, 2022 by | Holidays

A Ramadan Iftar dinner; an annual festive Vaisakhi celebration; the Passover Seder; Good Friday’s reading of the Passion. All of these take place during the week of April 11, 2022 at the Fish Interfaith Center. As I write, I am preparing for a week of sacred convergence – when these important religious holidays converge. Whether

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