End of Ramadan Celebrated by 1.5 Billion People Worldwide;

“Ramawhat?” exclaims America.
(Harvard Business School) The end last week of the most holy month in Islam, a religion that is followed by one in four of the world’s people, came and passed completely unnoticed by the United States. Though Ramadan, a time of fasting and community, is the only Islamic holiday that English speakers can pronounce, Americans nonetheless know little about it. Jason Greene, a student at the Harvard Business School is one. “Ramawho?” He asked when hearing several middle-eastern students talking about it. Sherif el-Kareem, a sectionmate explained, “It’s like lent meets Easter meets Yom Kippur meets Thanksgiving.” Brown seemed perplexed, asking out loud, “Who is Yom Kippur?”