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AUDIO: A COVID-19 Memory: Quarantined for Ramadan

June 3, 2020, By Edina Music, City Limits

Emen Tabit, 26, is a member of the Islamic Bay Ridge Center, and has volunteered to help the center organize events during Brooklyn’s COVID-19 outbreak, including funerals, meals and religious gatherings on Zoom. In this audio account, Tabit shares the unusual nature of the Ramadan holiday that ended in May, and how it’s essence — “charity” — was maintained by the community center while still keeping social distancing precautions. READ MORE AND LISTEN.

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