Ramadan at school
For Muslims, the month of Ramadan is nearing an end. At the end of this week, practising Muslims will be celebrating Eid, the religious holiday marking the end of the annual fasting tradition. This year, Ramadan happens to overlap with the start of the school year.
Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed is a Muslim Montrealer with two young children, one in daycare and one who just started kindergarten last week. After noticing the preschool her children attended were doing Christmas and Hanukkah-themed activities, she decided to approach the administration with an idea.