Today Is Wednesday 03-June-2020 11 Shawwal 1441

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Objectives of CHC

  1. Revive the abandoned sunnah of moon sighting every month, especially for Ramadan and Eid.
  2. Unite the Muslims of USA on both Eids and Ramadan by establishing a nationwide system of sighting the moon all year round.
  3. Fulfill the obligation on the entire community to sight the moon (fardh kifaya) every month, nationwide.  Read More

The Need for CHC

We must establish our own system of moon sighting in North America, with the will of Allah, if we are to live as proper Muslims in this great land which has provided us with so many religious freedoms unthinkable in many other places. We do not need to rely on foreign sources when we can organize proper system in accordance to the Quran and Sunnah in our own land....Read More

Shawwal 1441 AH

The crescent moon to commence the month of Shawwal 1441 AH was looked for after the sunset of Friday, May 22, 2020. Reports from all sub Committees of CHC, both local and regional, unanimously confirmed that the moon was NOT SIGHTED.


The Central Hilal Committee of North America has accepted these reports and has declared that the month of Ramadan 1441 AH will complete its 30 days, thus making Sunday, May 24, 2020, Eid-ul-Fitr (1 Shawwal 1441 AH).  May Allah give you and your family a most blessed and festive Eid-ul-Fitr.

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  • Shawwal 1441Hon May 21, 2020

    بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله الذي جعل الشمس والقمر بحسبان وأهل علينا الهلال باليمن والإيمان صلى الله عليه وعلى أصحابه ومن تبعهم بإحسان أما بعد The Central Hilal Committee of North America Striving to Revive theImportant Sunnahof Monthly Moonsighting Shawwal 1441 السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam, Please make an effort to...

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  • Ramadan 1441H Alerton April 24, 2020

    بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله الذي جعل الشمس والقمر بحسبان وأهل علينا الهلال باليمن والإيمانصلى الله عليه وعلى أصحابه ومن تبعهم بإحسان أما بعد RAMADAN 1441 AH السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته The Hilal to commence the month of Ramadan 1441 AH was looked for after the sunset of Thursday, April 23,...

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  • Ramadan 1441Hon April 22, 2020

    السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam, Please make an effort to sight the Hilal onThursday, April 23,2020,for the month ofRamadan 1441. Due to the current virus outbreak situation and related restrictions on movement in different locations: CHCadvises that all community members try to sight on their own properties or immediate...

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  • Shaban 1441H Alerton March 24, 2020

    السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته The Hilal to commence the month of Sha'ban 1441 AH was looked for after the sunset of Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Reports from all sub-committees ofCHC, both local and regional, unanimously confirmed that the moon was NOT SIGHTED. The Central Hilal Committee of North America has...

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