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2024 Ramadan Events & Iftars

Iftar starts around Magrib, so please check for sunset timing as it will change throughout the month. These events are open only to current students unless otherwise noted. 

Thursday, March 21

President’s Iftar

Location: President’s House
Open to students, faculty and admin

Friday, March 22

SJP/VMSA Community Iftar

Location: Pratt House

Thursday, March 28

RSLCP Iftar w/Yale Chaplain Omer Bajwa

Location: Pratt House
Imam Bajwa will facilitate a discussion after iftar. He will also be joining us for Sahoor on Friday morning for more conversation.

Friday, March 29

How to Talk About Palestine

12:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Additional information and registration. This event is open to all Vassar students. Because the event requires participation from all attendees, registration is required and capped at 25 total participants.

A workshop followed by an independent study that focuses on media and dialogical literacy about Palestine co-facilitated by Nama Khalil and Sarah Moss.

Organized by RISE for Racial Justice, the Intergroup Dialogue Collective, Vassar Office of Restorative Justice and Engaged Pluralism at Vassar College

Religious and Spiritual Life and Contemplative Practices Community Iftar

Location: Pratt House

Wednesday, April 3


Special guest TBA
Location: Pratt House

Friday, April 5

Livable Futures for Palestinians and Israelis with New Story Leadership

5:00 p.m.
Location: Class of 1951 Reading Room, Thompson Library
RSVP in advance.
Open to the public.

Middle East Peacebuilder and Restorative Justice experts Tarek Maassarani and Rawan Odeh will facilitate a workshop alongside Palestinian and Israeli storytellers.

Organized by Engaged Pluralism at Vassar College and Dean of College

Office of International Services Community Iftar

Location: Pratt House

Wednesday, April 10

Eid prayer and celebration coordinated by VMSA

Saturday, April 20 

VMSA Eid Gala 

Keynote: Ustadh Ubaydullah Evens

Entertainment and Dinner. More details and RSVP to come.