Thousands of Muslims from across the Delaware Valley come together for a massive Eid in the Park celebration of faith and community.
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Dan Wing
June 04, 2019 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thousands of Muslims from the Philadelphia area gathered near the Please Touch Museum in Fairmount Park on Tuesday to close out Ramadan with a massive community Eid al-Fitr, also called the "Festival of Breaking the Fast." Eid in the Park happens twice a year, and it...
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June 01, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about Philadelphia's one party political system. With the Pennsylvania primary over, the general election is all but decided in most of the city's races since the...
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Jared Kushner
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April 23, 2019 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The White House is planning to release its long-awaited Middle East peace plan in the next few months. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday that it would be unveiled sometime after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which this year ends on June 4. Kushner, speaking...
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President Donald Trump speaks at an iftar dinner, which breaks a daylong fast, celebrating Islam's holy month of Ramadan, in the State Dining Room of the White House.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
June 07, 2018 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wishing Muslims around the world a "Ramadan Mubarak" — a blessed holiday — President Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted his first White House dinner for Islam's holy month of Ramadan, an overture that surprised many in the Muslim community after he skipped hosting such a meal last...
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A man looks through a telescope to determine the sighting of the new moon to mark the start of the fasting month of Ramadan.
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Cherri Gregg
May 14, 2018 - 8:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A handful of "moon spotters" will be perched with their eyes to the skies, looking for the sign that kicks off the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan, the holy month when Muslims fast, reflect and show gratitude, starts on the night after the new moon, or hilal. But the...
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The Halal Guys
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Hadas Kuznits
May 11, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The holy month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan begins on Tuesday, May 15. And while this is a fasting holiday during the day, there are a lot of food traditions involved. Ramadan is the holiest month of the Muslim calendar: "It's the ninth month and it's when the...
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