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Ramaḍān Offers Us an Opportunity to Strengthen Our Social Bonds

People are inherently social creatures, as several Islamic texts suggest, for Allāh’s Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said: “The believers are like bricks of a wall reinforcing each other.”1 This Ḥadīth states that although the Muslim Ummah comprises numerous individuals, these individuals form a tightly knit network of people who rely on each other to achieve specific objectives. Each brick represents a member of the Muslim community who has his individual needs. The solid brick wall represents the entire Muslim Ummah. Islām, the pure Islamic creed, and the Muslims’ need for each other represent...

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