Ramaḍān & Socialising

Kindi's Blog 2

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ

O you who believe! Fasting has been prescribed upon you as it was prescribed upon those before you, that you may acquire taqwā. [ʾal-Baqarah: 183]

Tweet and a question

I had tweeted:

People who have 11 months to socialize but don’t, now desperately need to chat and invite to meals during #Ramadaan. So much precious time lost in this delusion

@HowardFeldman replied:

Please educate: Is #Ramadan not meant to be a time for gathering (in the evening)? Is it only at the end of the holy month?

Mr Feldman is a Jewish journalist of note. Although we hold diametrically opposite views on matters such as Palestine, I do believe that there is mutual respect amongst us, as fellow followers of Abrahamic faiths. I am therefore preparing a concise reply, but…

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