As Ramadan draws to an end, area Muslims look to aid those who are food insecure
The monthlong holiday is a time of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community service as well.
Apr 30, 8:00 AM
Muslim Charity Spends Holy Month Feeding The Homeless Every Night
Volunteers with Muslims Giving Back have met hundreds of homeless and low-income communities in the streets to hand out hot meals and other necessities every night during Ramadan.
May 13, 2021 5:36 PM
NYC Muslims Made Plans For COVID-19 Vaccinations During Ramadan—Then Came The J&J Pause
This setback arose just as community leaders were looking forward to expanding vaccine outreach during the holy holiday.
Apr 20, 2021 3:25 PM
Photos: Hundreds Of NYers Celebrated Ramadan Outdoors At One Long Table
Four hundred people enjoyed a city-organized traditional Muslim dinner in the East Village.
Updated: Jun 27, 2016 12:55 PM
Empty Burger King Moonlighting As Mosque In Brooklyn
The makeshift digs are run by the Muslim American Society.
Updated: Jul 5, 2014 1:59 PM
Bacon Meant As Snack For Animals (Not Muslim Hate Crime!), Claims Anonymous Person
Someone claims the bacon was going bad, so he wanted to give it to scavengers, like this adorable opossum.
Updated: Sep 12, 2012 5:17 PM
NYPD Hate Crimes Unit Investigating Raw Bacon Ramadan Incident
"On a website associated with this celebration was some derogatory comments and at the site itself, three packages of raw bacon were found," NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly told reporters.
Updated: Aug 21, 2012 12:13 PM
Possible S.I. Hate Crime: Bacon Discovered At Ramadan Site
The pork was discovered before 1,500 Muslims gathered.
Updated: Aug 20, 2012 2:46 PM
Did Muslim "Flash Mob" Cause Rye Playland Headscarf Melee?
Westchester's Public Safety Commissioner George Longworth says that the situation escalated because of "a phenomenon that law enforcement has experienced across the country called flash mobs, where groups tend to gather rapidly because of texting."
Updated: Sep 7, 2011 5:50 PM
Brooklyn Muslim Teen Takes Credit For Rye Playland Hijabs Riot
After a brawl erupted between police and Muslims at Rye Playland Tuesday, local officials defended what some have criticized as a disproportionate use of force.
Updated: Sep 1, 2011 12:41 PM
Video: Police Baton Crowd At Rye Playland After Muslim Woman Refuses To Remove Headscarf
An eyewitness not with the group of women says she heard one female police officer yell, "I don't give a f*ck about your culture," as she beat them with a baton.
Updated: Aug 31, 2011 12:42 PM
Brooklyn Man, Mistress Allegedly Plotted Wife's Murder By Text Message
The man accused of plotting to kill his wife shared text messages with his lover before the shooting, "I know, I saw. I'm driving to the nearest precinct. To judge their driving distance."
Updated: Aug 20, 2011 3:00 PM
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