Muharram 1437

Please make an effort in the form of a Jama’at (3 to 5 brothers at least) to sight the Hilal on the evening of Tuesday, October 13th 2015, for the month of Muharram, 1437.  If you sight the moon, please report to us at report@hilalcommittee.org, along with your name, address and contact info.

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Zhul Hijjah 1436

The Hilal to commence the month of  Zul Hijjah 1436 AH was looked for, after the sunset on Sunday, September 13.  Reports from all sub Committees of CHC, both local and regional, have unanimously confirmed that the moon was NOT SIGHTED. The Central Hilal Committee of North America has accepted...

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Dhul Qadah 1436

The Crescent Moon to commence the month of Zul Qa’dah 1436 AH was looked for, after the sunset on Friday, 14th August 2015. Reports from all Sub Committees of CHC, both local and regional, have unanimously confirmed that the moon was NOT SIGHTED. The Central Hilal Committee of North America...

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Dhul Qa’dah 1436 Alert

Please make an effort in your respective localities to sight the Hilal on the evening of Friday, August 14 , 2015 for the month of Zhul Qadah, 1436. The birth of the Zhul Qadah 1436 Crescent will take place on August 14, 2015 (Friday) at 10:53 AM EST (14:53 UTC...

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As of 10:00 PM EST, the sun has set over the Mid-western region 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 West coast. Please...

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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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