I’ve come across a couple of interesting pieces on sighting the moon to mark the start of Ramadan.

The first, from The Washington Post, reports on the process in Cairo:

Religion and Science Blend in a Centuries-Old Ritual

The second, from the ‘City of Brass’ blog, discusses how various entities are addressing the debate between seeing the crescent moon with human eyes and calculating it mathematically:

ahlan wa sahlan, ya Shehre Ramadan


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