Ramadan fast makes for longer, but happier, summer


Originally published in New Haven Register   I’m really looking forward to the midst of summer. But I won’t be sipping tea during the day or basking in the midday sun. Instead, I’ll be immersed — along with about a billion other Muslims — in Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting which began in the second week of July. Ramadan is one of the 12 months of the...