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Whether they are Orthodox, Conservative, Reconstructionist or Reform, whether they gather on a California beach or in a New York City synagogue, Jews share at least one common element at their Rosh Hashanah observances: the shofar.
This coming week, Muslims around the world will begin celebrating the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims are expected to abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex during daylight hours. It's also a time of increased giving to the poor. But many American Muslims say the U.S. government's war against terror is hurting their efforts at charity. Kim Lawton has our report.
Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about Muslim charities with Daniel Glaser, deputy assistant secretary for terrorist financing and financial crimes at the U.S. Treasury Department.
Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about Muslims and charity with Anwar Khan, national development director of Islamic Relief.
Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about Muslim charities with Salam al-Marayati, executive director of the Muslim Public Affairs Counsel.