The Chicago Hilal Committee has determined that Sunday, May 21st will be the first day of Dhul-Qadah 1444. The Moon was NOT sighted, therefore Shawwal will complete its 30-day cycle.


The committee will convene on Sunday, June 18th to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah 1444. If the moon is sighted, Monday, June 19th will be the 1st of Dhul Hijjah and Wednesday, June 28th will be Eid-ul-Adha. If the moon is not sighted, Dhul Hijjah will begin on Tuesday, June 20th and Eid-ul-Adha will be Thursday, June 29th.



Shawwal - The Tenth Month of Islam

Shawwal 1st 1444 [Eid-ul-Fitr] will be Friday, April 21st. The moon was sighted by our contacts in San Antonio, Texas. Therefore, Ramadan will complete…

Rajab - The seventh month of Islam

Rajab 1444 will begin on Monday, January 23rd.  The Chicago Hilal Committee received reports of the moon being sighted in multiple locations including Florida…