Published on Friday, 4 July 2014 23:30 - Written by

1. A woman praying is reflected against a large crowd of men who also attended dhuhr, a mid afternoon service at the East Texas Islamic Society mosque in Tyler on Friday.

2. A man and child attend the mid afternoon service. Ramadan started June 28 and ends July 28.

3. Women pray at the mid afternoon service. Ramadan is a month of religious observance with daily dawn-to-sunset fasting and prayers.

4. Yousef Dmairi of East Texas Islamic Society leads dhuhr service. “This month is a training ground for you for the next 11 months," Dmairi told a group of about 100 Muslims.