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Mayor Green Hosts Ceremonial Iftar to Celebrate Holy Month of Ramadan

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EAST ORANGE, NJ  — Mayor Ted R. Green hosted a ceremonial iftar to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 7pm at 44 City Hall Plaza.  

All were welcomed to attend the ritual communal meal, which breaks the daily fast of Muslims who have been fasting from sunrise to sunset throughout the month.

“As the City of East Orange’s first Muslim mayor, it gives me great pride to bring people of all faiths together to share in this sacred celebration,” said Mayor Green. “This is a time of great personal reflection and a time for our East Orange family and friends to renew our commitment to our community.”

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