Today Is Wednesday 23-September-2020 5 Safar 1442

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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

Safar 1442 AH

The crescent moon to commence the month of SAFAR 1442 AH was looked for after the sunset of Thursday, September 17, 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 Muharram 1442 AH will complete its 30 days. Thus, Saturday, September 19, 2020 will be the 1st day of Safar 1442 AH.

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  • Safar 1442 AH Alerton September 17, 2020

    The crescent moon to commence the month ofSAFAR1442 AHwas looked for after the sunset of Thursday, September 17, 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 month of...

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  • Safar 1442 AHon September 16, 2020

    Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam, Please make a group effort to sight the Hilal onThursday, September 17,2020,for the month ofSafar 1442. Take your important part in this blessed effort.If we all try to sight the moon in our respective vicinities, this will automatically negate false reports. Alhamdulillah, by the joint effort of all...

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  • Muharram 1442 AH Alerton August 19, 2020

    السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته The Hilal to commence the month of Muharram 1442 AH was looked for after the sunset of Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Reports from local Ulama committees of CHC confirmed that the moon was SIGHTED in Houston, TX. The Central Hilal Committee of North America has accepted...

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  • Muharram 1442Hon August 19, 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 Striving to Revive theImportant Sunnahof Monthly Moonsighting Muharram 1442 السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam, Please make a group effort to sight the Hilal onWednesday,...

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