Spirit of Community Carries On During COVID-19
During Ramadan, Muslims usually end their daily fast with a shared meal and group prayers.
A lot of that has changed this year because of the pandemic, but the spirit of community carries on.
For Mona Siddiqui, the holy month isn’t just a time to fast, it’s a time to share. "A huge, huge part of Ramadan is the charitable aspect," Siddiqui says. "It’s about not only are we not eating, but we’re thinking more about others in our communities, particularly those that are more vulnerable or margina