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As we wrap up the second week of Ramadan, we wanted to know how Muslims are celebrating community and fasting in the backdrop of a pandemic. On today's episode, we're turning the mic on our host and a producer, and learning from friends and community leaders how coronavirus is affecting their traditions and their spiritual experience.
In this episode:
Lauren Schreiber, executive director of Center DC; Nesima Aberra (@NesimaAberra) in Arizona; Omar Nassimi (@OmarCurbside) in Virginia; Edil Yusuf in California; Imam Khalid Latif (@KLatif), executive director of the Islamic Center at New York University; Mohamed Swamad in United Kingdom; and Baba Kesbeh, father of this episode's producer in Texas.
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