Your Guide to Ramadan Events in New Jersey 2022

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Many may know Ramadan as a holy month that involves fasting and eating for the Islamic community. Officially, Ramadan commemorates the first revelation of the Prophet Muhammad in 610 AD. This holiday falls on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar – and this year it is from Friday April 1 to Sunday May 1. To help celebrate in the right way, we’ve put together a list of all the events for this time of reflection, charity and community. Read on for all the New Jersey Ramadan events and promotions happening this year.

Hudson County

April 2 – Ramadan Take + Make Craft at the Hoboken Public Library | 500 Park Avenue, Hoboken

Get a craft from the library’s children’s room and learn about the holidays. Kits will be available to take home, and this event is running all day. Learn more here.

April 3 – May 1 – Iftar Boxes at Korai Kitchen | 576 Summit Ave, Jersey City

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Korai Kitchen, a local Bangladeshi-inspired restaurant, will be selling its Iftar boxes throughout Ramadan. Each box is portioned for one person and includes tehari beef, two begini (eggplant fritters), two piyaju (chickpea fritters), one aloo chop (potato croquette), boot (black chickpeas) and two dates. Learn more here.

NJ Sorority

NJ Sisterhood is a Muslim women’s group that works with local mosques and volunteers to deliver groceries to Hudson County families in need. Since last year, parcels of groceries and other basic necessities have been given to more than 500 families during Ramadan. Learn more here.

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Middlesex County

April 6 – Fasting RU? | 604 Bartholomew Road, Piscataway

This event aims to educate everyone about the purpose of fasting among different religions and how each religion observes fasting, and will be held at Rutgers University Busch Student Center. Learn more here.

April 25 – Cornerstone Ramadan Community Iftar | 34 Charles Street, South River

This event is organized to welcome new refugees and will be held at the Pillars Preparatory Academy. Learn more here.

Multiple April Dates – Coffee, Cake, + True Islam | 84 Joyce Kilmer Ave, Piscataway

This workshop aims to dispel misconceptions about Islam by answering all your questions with a free snack during the month of Ramadan. Learn more here.

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County of Somerset

April 9 – May 7 – Ramadan Course organized by Shaykh Yasir Fahmy | 881 Route 206, Bridgewater

This course will build on and apply the foundations of the Quranic virtues and etiquettes explored through the Pre-Ramadan Intensive. Learn more here. read more button

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