Biden and First Lady send ‘warmest greetings’ to Muslims for Ramadan


President BidenFederal Reserve Chairman Joe Biden: The economy would have been ‘much worse’ without COVID-19 relief bills Biden to meet bipartisan lawmakers on infrastructure Monday Jill Biden shouts at Champ, Major on National Day pets PLUS and first lady Jill BidenJill BidenJill Biden yells at Champ, Major on National Pet Day: ‘Prince Philip gladly devoted himself to the British people’ The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden tackles ‘epidemic’ of violence army amid shootings in SC, Texas MORE marked the start of Ramadan on Monday, sending their “warmest greetings and best wishes to Muslim communities in the United States and around the world.”
“As many of our fellow Americans start fasting tomorrow, we are reminded of how difficult this year has been. In this pandemic, friends and loved ones cannot yet come together to celebrate and come together, and far too many families will sit down for an iftar with missing loved ones, ”the president and the first lady said on Monday in a statement.

Muslims celebrate the annual holy month every day from sunrise to sunset.

The Bidens said in the post that “our Muslim communities begin the month of revelation with renewed hope.

“Many will focus on increasing their awareness of God’s presence in their lives, reaffirming their commitment to service to others that their faith obliges and expressing gratitude for the blessings they enjoy – health, well-being and life itself, ”they said.

They added that the White House festivities marking Ramadan would be held practically this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, but they will resume “the traditional White House celebration of Eid in person next year, inshallah” , using the Arabic word for “God willing”.

The president and the first lady also noted that “American Muslims continue to be targeted by intimidation, bigotry and hate crimes” across the country.

“These prejudices and these attacks are wrong. They are unacceptable. And they must stop. No one in America should ever live in fear of expressing their faith, ”they said.

President Biden has pledged his administration “will work tirelessly to protect the rights and safety of all.”

He also noted that his administration ended the Trump administration’s controversial travel ban, which barred admissions to the country from several Muslim-majority countries, and pledged to “stand up for human rights everywhere. , including for Uyghurs in China, Rohingyas in Burma and Muslims. in the whole world. ”

The Congress has three Muslim members: representatives André Carson (D-Ind.), Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarBiden plans to build this wall – and it’s a good thing Omar is tearing Bezos apart amid union struggle: Forcing workers to ‘defecate in sacks’ Omar slams Biden administrator for suing’ construction of Trump’s xenophobic and racist wall »MORE (D-Minn.) Et Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi Tlaib Advances Push Fed To Shut Off Funding To Fossil Fuel Companies Omar In Arrest Of Georgia State Lawmaker: “Savage And Completely Unacceptable” Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Turner In Ohio Special Election LEARN MORE (D-Mich.) – who all shared Ramadan-marking posts on social media on Monday.

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