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14 Muslims, in their own words, speak about the delights and gravity of Islam's holiest month. Through vivid memories and light-hearted musings, they reveal the richness of Ramadan — as a period of intimacy, and of parties; of getting up when the world is quiet for breakfast and prayers with one's family; of breaking the fast every day after nightfall in celebration and prayers with friends and strangers.

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Sometimes it takes the simple, kind words of a Somali woman to remind us of all to be treasured during these times.

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Our associate producer reflects on observing the Jewish holidays in new ways, with new people, in new places.

Recalling Rabbi Heschel's words while fasting for Ramadan.

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