Category Archives: Muslim holidays

Silence of the Moutons

Two days after we celebrated Thanksgiving, our Muslim neighbors celebrated Tabaski or Eid al-Adha (“Greater Eid”). Like Korite or Eid al-Fitr (“Smaller Eid”), which celebrates the end of Ramadan and a month of fasting and prayer by feasting on certain foods (which we celebrated with Senegalese/American friends in their home), so too does Tabaski or […]