Cartoon: Happy Ramadan 2023

March 22, 2023 marks the beginning of the Islamic holy month of  Ramadan. The fasting period ends on April 20, with the celebration festival of Eid al-Fitr on April 21st. The beginning of Ramadan is traditionally determined by the sighting of the crescent moon over Mecca. This is a time for reflection, communal prayer, fasting, and Quran reading. (Emma Yin)