The hilal to commence the month of  Dhul Hijjah 1438 AH was looked for after the sunset on Tuesday, 22nd August 2017, and WAS SIGHTED in Florida by a CHC Member Aalim and few other local brothers.

The Central Hilal Committee of North America has accepted these reports and has declared, Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 as the 1st day of Dhul Hijjah 1438 AH.  Accordingly, Eid-ul-Adha will be on Friday, September 1st 2017.