[Episode 2 | 1998 : Mohammed]
Mohammed's family is moving into their new house, owned by Michaelis. It is nearing Ramadan and at mealtime the family is discussing whether Mohammed can participate this year.
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Ramadan falls on the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. During this holy month, Muslims focus on spiritual purification through self-sacrifice, prayer and by fasting from sun-up to sundown. Refer to the following SBS website: World News Australia, http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1075597/Muslims-gear-up-for-Ramadan
Fasting is an important part of religious observances during the month of Ramadan. Participants eat before the sun comes up and after it goes down for an entire month. Families must prepare special foods that will sustain them throughout the day.