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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Releases Statement on Eid al-Fitr

Jul 6, 2016
Press Release

Washington, DC - (Wednesday, July 6, 2016) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement on the first day Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan:

“Today, I join millions of people worldwide in wishing Muslims everywhere an ‘Eid Muburak,’ and a joyous end to the holy month of Ramadan.  Around the world, Muslims will be celebrating the end of Ramadan with feasts that break their fasts. This time of self-reflection reminds us that the values of Islam – charity, community, cooperation, compassion – are values which we hold dear as Americans and values that have contributed so much to American culture. To the Muslim community of Dallas, I hope your celebrations are satisfying and joyous.”