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    Ramadan comes to an end, many Islam believers will end the month long fasting with the celebration of Eid- ul-fitr (EID). The Eid al-Fitr (the Feast of Fast-Breaking) is also known as the Eid as-Saghir (the Lesser Eid), and comes first in the Islamic calendar. Eid falls on the first three days after Ramadan (Noakes, Greg). Eid-ul-fitr “One of the most important holidays of the Muslim calendar lasts for three days. It is a festival of victory and faith, time for relaxation, of hope renewed, of strengthened resolution to do what is right, and of good will toward all”( El-Bakry, Fathia). The festival begins with the sight of the new moon in the sky, but since the lunar year is shorter than the solar year, the Eid falls on an earlier date each…

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    from religion and some nearby and different celebrations as well. The Eid ul- Fetr is the most widely recognized religious celebrations. The Eid ul-Fitr comes after the one month of Ramadan fasting. Actually, this month is very important and the reason is that the Allah (God) basically revealed the first ever verse of the Holy Quran in this month. Eid al-Fitr is praised by Muslims in the wake of fasting the month of Ramadan as a matter of much appreciated and appreciation to Allah. Eid al-Fitr…

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    Family celebrations or rituals can be birthday celebrations; religious holidays and also activities that involved patterned family interactions. My family celebrated each and every one of the celebrations listed above. For examples, during birthdays, we sit down together as family and plan a surprise party and celebrate together and also make sure that most of us can make it to celebrate it. Besides, during religious holidays such as Eid Ul Fitr, my small and extended family will gathered…

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    INTRODUCTION Islam is considered to be a way of life rather than simply an organized religion due to its comprehensive nature. To maintain the quality standard in healthcare, both the patient and practitioners need to understand each other’s point of view. Most likely, the practitioner should always be aware of the patient’s ethnics and culture. Practitioners also need to have an understanding of and comprehension for the beliefs and religious preferences of their Muslim patients in order to…

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    The Yemeni Culture The first time I went to Yemen, was when I was 15 years old. Living in America my whole life, Yemen was a new world to me. Even though it was my first time there, I felt at home, like its where I belong. But the kids there didn’t agree with me because I was a little different to them. I was American. I was American raised. I was compared to that one spoiled brat from school, even though I wasn’t any different from them, they still resented me. My first week was hard. I was…

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    The Muslim Rohingya minority have lived alongside the predominately Buddhist majority in Burma since the 11th century (“Persecution of,” n.d.). According to Wikipedia, Burmese King Bayinnaung banned prominent Muslim holidays such as Eid al-Adha and Eid al- Fitr (“Persecution of,” n.d.). Shortly after, Burmese king Bodawpaya slaughtered four of the country’s most influential religious leaders for refusing to eat pork (“Persecution of,” n.d.). Recently, in June 2012, the brutality escalated…

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    of our fascinating conversation the doorbell rang, I knew it was time for me to head home. Though we haven’t finished our talk, every time I come over, I learn something new and they too, learn something new, which is the greatest thing about being different. Thinking back in time I asked her about being Muslim, I think about how didn’t know much about the religion. The only things I knew they don’t eat pork because of how unclean, it is rather they eat lamb; they attend the Mosque, and they…

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    provisions such as the sense of community that cannot be accessed using economic resources only. The difficulty in measuring such other provisions or capabilities led to their disregard according to Ranis et al (2006 p. 342). In the 1970s, Mahbub ul Haq working under the auspices of the World Bank started challenging the concept of income as a reliable indicator of the level of human development. According to him, there were other critical aspects of human life that were being left out, and…

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    Developing an understanding of how social definitions of gender affects a political career will ultimately lead to two sets of conclusions: one concerning the barriers impeding politically ambitious women, the other concerning the strategies some women use to neutralize these barriers. Gender will have an effect on the leader 's performance in office. Anyone who rises to the top of the political system will have developed a set of strategies and repertoire of behaviors for dealing with both…

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    world in front of me. My little sister must be getting ready, or in other words, arguing with everything my mom wants her to do. They quickly compromise. It’s Eid ul-Fitr, the celebration after the month of fasting that is Ramadan, so we are a little kinder to one another. My father is downstairs, speaking on the phone. I catch a few words. “Eid Mubarak!” he wishes, inevitably receiving the same wishes from the other end. I peer into the room occupied by my sister and mother, scanning for any…

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