Tag Archives: sunnah

Ramadan 1439


Ramadan 1st, 1439 will be on Thursday, May 17th. The Chicago Hilal Committee did not receive any credible reports of the moon being sighted.

(We are aware of the positive reports from Fullerton, CA. However, Chicago Hilal adheres Read more

Ramadan 1438

Ramadan 1, 1438 will be on Saturday May 27th. Ramadan Kareem!

The Chicago Hilal Committee has received and verified multiple reports from our contacts in Trinidad, Barbados and Chile. … Read more

Ramadan 1437

Ramadan 1, 1437 will be Monday, June 6th. The Chicago Hilal Committee has received and accepted moon sighting reports from Chile. Therefore, Ramadan 1, 1437 will be on Monday June 6th, 2016.

Ramadan Mubarak!

Important Dates to Remember:

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Ramadan 1436

We have received and verified sightings from a large number of individuals in Florida including Miami and Orlando. Additionally, we have received and verified reports from Trinidad in the Caribbean.

Therefore, the Hilal Committee has unanimously arrived at the decision … Read more

Ramadan 1435

11:05 PM:

Ramadan 1, 1435 will be Sunday, June 29, 2014. There were no authentic moon sighting reports from anywhere in North America on Friday, June 27, 2014 (Shaban 29, 1435). Shaban will complete its cycle of 30 days and … Read more

Shawwal 1434

11:20 PM CDT: Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Thursday, August 8, 2013. We have received authentic sighting reports from Arizona and California. These reports were received after we made the decision earlier. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The committee reversed their … Read more

Ramadan 1434

10:50 PM CDT: Ramadan will begin on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. There were no moon sighting reports from anywhere in North America. Shaban will complete its course of 30 days and Ramadan will begin at sunset on Tuesday, July 9, … Read more

Why Moon Sighting Is Essential – Seminar at MSI

Why Moon Sighting is Essential for Ramadan and Eid Days? A scholarly seminar at MSI, Glendale Heights on Sunday, June 24, 2012 after Asr prayer (6:30 PM).

Speakers will be Mawlana Abdullah Saleem, Mufti Nawalur Rahman, and Shaykh Hamza Wald … Read more

Sha’ban – Merits, Do’s, and Dont’s

Sha'ban is one of the meritorious months for which we find some particular instructions in the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam. It is reported in the authentic ahadith that Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, used to fast most of the month in Sha'ban.