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Imam: Ramadan Takes On New Significance Amidst The Pandemic05:21
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Taymullah Abdur-Rahman, Muslim Imam for the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Taymullah Abdur-Rahman, Muslim Imam for the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Tuesday is the first full day of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month involving days of fasting and other forms of abstinence.

To learn more about the significance of Ramadan amid a pandemic, WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes reached out to Imam Taymullah Abdur-Rahman, Muslim chaplain for the Massachusetts Department of Corrections.

This segment aired on April 13, 2021.

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