Post Tagged with: "Iftar"

Yasmin Abdelsalam and Suzanna Moustafa handing out dates. (Photo by Arthur de Gaeta via Brooklyn Reporter)

An Iftar in Bay Ridge

Brooklyn, Food, Muslim May 16, 2019 at 4:43 pm

For the first time, public officials in southern Brooklyn hosted an iftar to break the fast during Ramadan, writes Brooklyn Reporter.

Police officers and members of the mosque after the meal (Photo by Alex Ellefson via Sheepshead Bites)

Ramadan Celebrated with Interfaith Iftars in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Food, Jewish, Muslim, Religion June 28, 2016 at 4:40 pm

The Forward, Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Sheepshead Bites cover iftars in Brooklyn in which Jews and Christians joined Muslims to break the fast during the month of Ramadan.

Brooklyn Judge Carolyn Walker Diallo receives a Citation from Borough Borough President Eric Adams. (Photo by Francesca Norsen Tate via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Calls for Unity at Interfaith Iftars in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Jewish, Muslim June 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Muslims were joined by other communities at iftars held at the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and Brooklyn Borough Hall this week, reports Brooklyn Daily Hall.

Whirling Dervish performing at the Iftar dinner at Temple Emanu-El (Photo by Kinue Imai Weinstein for Voices of NY)

An Iftar at Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El held its first interfaith iftar dinner to mark the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims.

Dr. R. Harris (left), chats with Afshan Haque, Director of Islamic Speakers Bureau of NY (Photo by Kinue Imai Weinstein for Voices of NY)

An Interfaith Iftar in New York

Featured Posts, Jewish, Muslim, Religion, Traditions, Voices' Picks July 17, 2014 at 12:54 pm

Jews, Christians, Buddhists, and Muslims shared the dinner that breaks the daytime fast Muslims observe during Ramadan.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. (Photo via office of the Queens borough president)

Queens Borough President Honors Voices of NY

In the News, Media, Muslim, Queens July 7, 2014 at 2:54 pm

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz honored Voices of NY for serving as a bridge between mainstream society, immigrant populations and communities of color.

Musicians from the Turkish Cultural Center serenaded guests upon their arrival, and performed at various points during the Iftar. (Photo by Francesca Norsen Tate via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Fasting Fosters Jewish-Muslim Friendship in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Culture, Religion July 24, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Brooklyn’s Jewish and Turkish Muslim communities use the common religious practice of fasting to build bridges of friendship and understanding, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.