The Israel-Palestine conflict has been a crisis for several decades now. From Israel declaring independence in 1948, to the Suez crisis of 1956 and on, there is a long line of history between Israelis and Palestinians that have inhabited the land. As new developments emerge, it is easy for misinformation or misrepresentations of ethnic groups to slip into the media, creating confusion and false information. This article is here to provide facts about Israel and Palestine and help you make sense of different news coverage you might see.
Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is one of the most sacred time for Muslims. This year, Ramadan will take place from the evening of March 22 to the evening of April 20. During this month, Muslims observe a daily fast from dawn until sunset. This month is also filled with worship, service, communal gathering and spiritual development. Fasting is seen as an act of worship to gain further closeness with God as well as a form of spiritual disciple and a means to empathize with those less fortunate.