Post Tagged with: "Eid"

Monirul Islam (left) and family, Kensington neighbor and student at Brooklyn Tech. (Photo via Ditmas Park Corner)

Eid in Brooklyn – ‘Today is the Day We Celebrate’

Brooklyn, Muslim, Traditions July 6, 2016 at 7:57 pm

Muslims in Kensington and Ditmas Park tell Ditmas Park Corner how they celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the holiday that marks the end of Ramadan.

Sahara Ahmed speaks at the podium while City Comptroller Scott Stringer (far left) listens at the Eid celebration on July 23. (Photo by Rahimon Nasa for Voices of NY)

Scott Stringer’s Eid Celebration

Featured Posts, Government, Muslim, New York, Voices' Picks July 23, 2015 at 6:01 pm

City Comptroller Scott Stringer held an Eid celebration in Queens and honored members of the Muslim community.

Muslim men, mainly Bangladeshis, observed the end of Ramadan, or Eid, in an East New York parking lot. (Photo by Abigail Savitch-Lew via Brooklyn Bureau)

Brooklyn’s Growing Bangladeshi Enclave

Brooklyn, Culture, Demographics, In the News, South Asian August 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm

The City Line area of East New York is fast becoming an enclave of the burgeoning Bangladeshi community, reports the Brooklyn Bureau. The area has undergone a rapid demographic change over the last decade.

Push to Bring Halal Food to Schools Tests Candidates  ­­

Push to Bring Halal Food to Schools Tests Candidates ­­

The absence of halal menu choices in New York’s public schools has become a political issue in New York’s mayoral campaign as Democratic candidates look for ways to appeal to an estimated 105,000 registered Muslim voters.

Eid al-Adha Celebrations in Queens

Eid al-Adha Celebrations in Queens

Featured Posts, Middle Eastern, Queens, Religion November 7, 2012 at 3:16 pm

New York’s Muslim community recently celebrated Eid al-Adha, an important Islamic holiday that marks the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. The crowds were so big at Masjid Al-Mamoor in Queens that worshipers prayed on the street. (Photos by Nabil Rahman)

Children at the Islamic Cultural Center of New York in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. (Photo by Hadear Kandil)

Essay: Ramadan Prayers for Peace and Solidarity

Culture, Featured Posts, Religion August 16, 2012 at 3:48 pm

Hadear Kandil, an Egyptian-American born and raised in Manhattan, shares her reflections on a Ramadan tainted by the recent shooting in a Wisconsin Sikh temple.