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    “Cups of Love”: Chicago Muslim Group Hosts Ramadan Series of Events

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    Sharing Ramadan spirit, a Chicago Muslim group is hosting a series of events to craft ceramic ‘Cups of Love’ while giving back to the community.

    The weekly events are organized by IMAN: Inner-City Muslim Action Network.

    “Our ceramics studio is a space where people come to create and the curriculum ties into our holistic model,” Sadia Nawab, the director of Arts & Culture at IMAN, told WGN TV.

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    Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, is a month of giving as well as fasting.

    “It connects to the origin of us receiving this way of life. It’s celebrated through fasting worship community service and spiritual accountability,” Nawab said.

    IMAN’s ‘Ramadan Reflections’ Wednesday evenings feature spiritual conversations, creative artists, and a communal iftar. 

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    Along with art, IMAN integrative approach includes a federally-qualified community health center, fresh food markets, and a re-entry program. 

    “Our whole organization is rooted through spirituality. It embodies social change because it’s the context of who we are and the communities we serve,” Nawab said.

    In Ramadan, adult Muslims, save the sick and those traveling, abstain from food, drink, smoking and sex between dawn and sunset.

    Social and interfaith gatherings for iftar meals have become a basic part of the holy month of Ramadan.

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