Jerusalem is gearing up for Ramadan
with colorful lanterns and decorations filling the market streets
Date: April 10, 2021
This year’s holy month is expected to feature fewer restrictions compared to 2020
when prayers were suspended at Islam's third holiest site
the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock
(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) MERCHANT AT JERUSALEM MARKET, MOHAMMAD AL-HALAWANI, SAYING:
The Old City was particularly badly affected, during that time (last year). There were no people in the market. Ramadan is starting soon, greetings to all, the situation in Jerusalem is getting busy."