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Sat May 26, 2018, 06:22 PM

America's First Ramadan Break-Fast Was Hosted by Thomas Jefferson

"In 1805, the month of Ramadan fell in December. Far from his friends, family and home, one Tunisian man was attempting to observe it in Washington, D.C. This was the statesman Sidi Soliman Mellimelli, who was spending six months in the United States, on a diplomatic mission..."

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https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/thomas-jefferson-ramadan-fast

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Response to lapucelle (Original post)

Sat May 26, 2018, 06:29 PM

1. Jefferson was a secret Muslim.

His full name was Thomas Barack Hussein Obama Jefferson.

A joke. Recommended.

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Response to guillaumeb (Reply #1)

Sat May 26, 2018, 06:34 PM

2. ...

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Response to guillaumeb (Reply #1)

Sat May 26, 2018, 07:01 PM

3. Claimed to have been born in the Sandwich Islands.

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Response to Sneederbunk (Reply #3)

Sat May 26, 2018, 08:37 PM

4. His favorite sandwich was a falafel snadwich. eom

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