April 16, 2022 Pesach Sameach – Happy Passover! This festival of liberation and return began April 15, and continues until April 23. We are also at the end of Holy Week in the Christian tradition as we approach Sunday’s Easter celebration of renewal and resurrection. And, this week we are in the midst of Ramadan,
April 9, 2022 I hope your week is going well! Please join us tomorrow at our in-person gathering at 11:00 a.m. to hear Kemal Korucu speak to us on the spirituality of Ramadan, the Muslim holiday which began on April 1 and continues until May 1. We have welcomed Kemal before at One World, and
April 3, 2022 Welcome, and Happy April! We are truly into Spring – how wonderful that is! We are at the beginning of Ramadan, the month-long holiday that represents the holiest time of the year for millions of Muslims worldwide. This year, Ramadan began at sunset on April 1 and lasts until sunset on May 1.
This week, Muslims worldwide celebrated Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice. This holiday commemorates the story of the prophet Ibrahim, visited by Allah in a dream and asked to sacrifice his son Ismail as a sign of his devotion to Allah. He nearly does so, only to be stopped at the last minute with