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For the thousands of Muslims in the D.C. area, Ramadan is more than a month without food. Shared meals are a time to join with neighbors and grow as a community and as individuals. For some groups, this means eating healthier. For others, this means dining under certain social justice themes. For Food Wednesday, we explore how different communities observe the holy month.
- Johari Abdul-Malik Outreach Director, Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Va.
- Colin Christopher Executive Director, Green Muslims
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