Thursday, August 18, 2011
Monday, August 15, 2011
"Iftar (Arabic: إفطار), refers to the evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic monthof Ramadan. Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan and is often done as a community, with people gathering to break their fast together. Iftar is done right after Maghrib (sunset) time. Traditionally, a date is the first thing to be consumed when the fast is broken.
Many Muslims believe that feeding someone iftar as a form of charity is very rewarding and that it was practiced by Muhammad"