Faithful gather at Islamic Center of Grand Junction after Ramadan ends

PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON—Halla Wejs, left, and other Muslims from around the Western Slope gathered Tuesday at the Islamic Center of Grand Junction to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, or the festival of fast-breaking, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Devout Muslims abstain from food and drink from dawn to sunset during the holy month.



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PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON—Halla Wejs, left, and other Muslims from around the Western Slope gathered Tuesday at the Islamic Center of Grand Junction to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, or the festival of fast-breaking, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Devout Muslims abstain from food and drink from dawn to sunset during the holy month.

The meal wasn’t necessarily the point, though the food was delicious, a variegated feast representing the native countries of members of the Islamic Center of Grand Junction. The meal…




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