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As of 9:23 PM EST, the sun has set over the east coast of North America. We have still not received any positive reports of a sighting of the Hilal for the month of Shawwal. We will continue to monitor reports as they come in from the Mid-west and West...

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Eid-ul-Fitr Shawwal 1436

The Central Hilal Committee meeting will convene tonight to decide on sighting reports. Updates will be posted frequently to www.hilalcommittee.org. If the moon is not in the East coast, the committee will wait to hear from the West Coast (whose sunset is around 11:30 PM EST) before making a final...

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Eid-ul-Fitr Shawwal 1436

Please make a group effort to sight the moon on Thursday, July 16 (29 Ramadan), for the month of Shawwal, 1436. This is an excellent opportunity to easily revive a Sunnah as it is summertime and a good outing for the whole family. If we all try to sight the...

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month9

Ramadan 1436

The Hilal for the month of Ramadan was sighted in various locations in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, by CHC subcommittee Ulama members including Shaikh Zakarya, Shaikh Abdul Hakeem, Imam Izhar Khan, Qari Zakir and a large number of brothers on the evening of Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Therefore the 1st of...

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Ramadan 1436 Update

The 23-state ulama subcommittee members of the Central Hilal Committee of North America will have a meeting tonight after 9:15 EST to decide on the Ramadan moon sighting decision. Please check for updates thereafter.

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Rajab 1436

Rajab 1, 1436 will be Monday, April 20, 2015. There were multiple sighting reports from North America including Florida, Texas and the Caribbean on Sunday, April 19, 2015 (Jumaada al-Thani 29, 1436). As such, Jumaada al-Thani will complete 29 days and Rajab begins at Maghrib on Sunday, April 19, 2015....

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