How to fast where the Sun doesn't set

How to fast where the Sun doesn't set

There are 1 comment on the The Atlantic story from Jul 16, 2013, titled How to fast where the Sun doesn't set. In it, The Atlantic reports that:

This week, with the start of Ramadan, Muslims from Indonesia to Michigan began fasting from sunrise to sunset in observance of one of the religions' primary holidays. But what happens in places where the sun never sets because the country is too far north? ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Jul 16, 2013
from The Atlantic:

"... Faced with the impossibility of adhering to the sunrise/sunset rule, Tromsø's Muslims must find alternative ways of determining when to fast.'We have a fatwa,' or clerical decree, Ahmed said.'We can correspond the fast to the closest Islamic country, or we can fast with Mecca.'"

Or you can starve for a month in the land of the midnight Sun.

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