Israel's Muslims begin Ramadan fast amid heat wave that has been sweeping Israel in the past few days. ; Umm al-Fahm resident: I'm taking a month off because I cannot work in the sun and fast at the same time-
Ramadan kareem- Millions of Muslims around the world marked the beginning of the Ramadan holy month on Friday. The Muslim holy month is devoted to dawn-to-dusk fasting, prayers and good deeds culminating with the three-day holiday of Eid al-Fitr.
Israeli Muslims are gearing up for the month-long fast, which is made more difficult due to the heat wave that has been sweeping Israel in the past few days.
Kfar Qassem resident Omar Sarsur told Ynet that "despite the difficult fasting, one must remember that after all the Ramadan is a joyful holiday."
Meanwhile, Umm al-Fahm resident Tyser Mahmid, who works in road construction, said he prefers not to work during the holiday. "I too
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