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American Muslims Prepare for Ramadan

The Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins Thursday, June 18th in Los Angeles, and Muslims around the world are preparing the time of fasting, reflection and communal gatherings.  The exact start of the lunar month varies by location, according to the sighting of the crescent moon.   Mid-day prayers are under way at the Islamic Society of Orange County, a multi-cultural mosque in a multi-ethnic neighborhood of southern California.   Preparations are also under way for the...

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