October 3, 2008
Sharing in a traditional Muslim celebration

iftaar celebrationIn the spirit of community building and unity, MGH Patient Care Services, Human Resources, Chaplaincy and Muslim employees hosted a community Iftaar dinner in the Thier Conference Room Sept. 16 to celebrate the breaking of the fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. More than 200 individuals attended the celebration, which has been held for the past eight years for the local MGH Muslim community, including employees, patients and their family members. On Oct. 1, the observance of Ramadan officially ended with Eid Al-Fitr, or Feast of the Breaking of the Fast.

SHARING TRADITIONS: The local MGH Muslim community gathered to celebrate an Iftaar dinner Sept. 16 in the Thier Conference Room.

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