Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Ramadan Moon
How do Muslims determine the official start of the holy month of Ramadan? Details
Program: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Episode: Ramadan Moon
Fasting during the month of Ramadan is one of the five so-called pillars of Islam, an obligation of Muslims worldwide. Muslims use a lunar calendar, and Ramadan begins with the new moon. But for devout Muslims, it’s not enough to calculate mathematically when the crescent moon rises. It has to be seen.
Premiere Date: 11/08/2002
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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