Today Is Friday 03-July-2020 11 Dhu al-Qada 1441

Welcome tothe Central Hilal Commitee of North America

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

Zul Qa'dah 1441 AH

The crescent moon to commence the month of Zhul Qa'dah 1441 AH was looked for after the sunset of Sunday, June 21, 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 Shawwal 1441 AH will complete its 30 days. Thus, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 will be the 1st day of Zhul Qa'dah 1441 AH.

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  • Dhul Qa'dah 1441H Alerton June 21, 2020

    The crescent moon to commence the month ofZhul Qa'dah 1441 AHwas looked for after the sunset of Sunday, June 21, 2020.Reports from all sub Committees ofCHC, both local and regional, unanimously confirmed that the moon wasNOT SIGHTED. TheCentralHilalCommittee of North America has accepted these reports and has declared that the...

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  • Dhul Qa'dah 1441Hon June 20, 2020

    Zul Qa’dah 1441 السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam, Please make a group effort to sight the Hilal onSunday, June 21,2020,for the month ofZul Qa’dah 1441. Take your important part in this blessed effort.If we all try to sight the young moon in our respective vicinities, this will automatically negate...

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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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  • Zuhr12:59
  • Asr6:10
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