Ramdan 2020: In a lot of the United States, and the world, the coronavirus outbreak has generated lockdowns and mandated social isolation. Places of worship are shut, and local and federal governments have recommended against visiting older, more vulnerable relatives or friends, as well as many travelling, between cities, states, or even houses.
Over the past month, as the US swept, three of the world’s major religions — Christianity, Judaism, and Islam — have experienced holidays. Around the world, individuals held Passover seders with their family and friends over calls, substituting the seder plate foods they couldn’t get out of their regional grocery stores with paper replicas or food items.
Many Christians had Easter egg hunts in their flats or front lawns and attended services online, though others moved to in-person church services against the recommendations or perhaps laws of the state governments.
Thursday is the start of Ramadan, the month of fasting leading up to the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr. The vacation is all about knowing the pain of those who cannot get water or food, and under normal conditions, Muslim adults who are not sick, pregnant, or have other important mitigating circumstances go without water or food from dawn to sunset every day for the full month.
They have large conventional evening meals, or iftars (literally break-fast), with friends and family each night. It entails going from house to house for candy and foods, and collecting at the mosque for prayer and celebration.
As individuals socially isolate and prevent amassing in classes outside their family, and as grocery shops struggle with inventory limitations and supply difficulties, Ramadan will be very different all over the world for everyone, but especially for workers.
Nurses, Physicians, and transportation, grocery store, and delivery employees are currently working long hours during the ordeal, helping to save lives and keep society functioning. Many have control over their schedules than they are more exposed to cases of COVID-19 and had before, the disease caused by the publication coronavirus. Not drinking or eating all day can make you feel weak and have energy, possibly lowering your defences and making you more vulnerable to illnesses and viruses.
Whether you are an essential worker or not, we would like to know how you plan on celebrating Eid and Ramadan. Do you plan on visiting people in person? Are you not planning to quickly this season on account of your work? All answers are welcome, and we’re going to keep you anonymous if you prefer.
If you want to inform us about your plans/how Ramadan has been going for you so much, fill out this kind. We look forward to hearing from you!