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‘Taraweeh’ – A special Muslim prayer during Ramadan


Muslim worshippers gather to pray at a mosque near the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Andrea Morabito/Al Jisr – The Bridge collective)

During Ramadan, Andrea Morabito spent time during prayers inside the mosque closest to the University of Arizona. The Taraweeh prayer is a special prayer Muslims perform only in the month of Ramadan. 

'Taraweeh' - A Special Muslim Prayer during Ramadan

Al Jisr | The Bridge is a collaboration among students and faculty from four public universities in Yemen and faculty and students at The University of Arizona. Students from University of Aden, Hadramout University, Taiz University, University of Saba Region and the UA are participating in this nine-month cultural exchange project that includes talking about media practices in Yemen and the U.S. Participants in “Al Jisr | The Bridge” Collective may republish their own work in whole or in part without acknowledging the Daily Wildcat. 

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