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Jumaada al-Awwal 1437

Jumaada alAwwal - The fifth month of Islam

Jumaada al-Awwal 1, 1437 will be Wednesday, February 10, 2016. There were no sightings reported on Monday, February 8, 2016 (Rabi al-Thani 29, 1437) As such, Rabi al-Thani will complete its cycle of 30 days and Jumaada al-Awwal will begin at Maghrib on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The 1st of Jumaada al-Awwal 1437 will be on […]

Rabi al-Thani 1437

Rabi alThani - The fourth month of Islam

Rabi al-Thani 1, 1437 will be Monday, January 11, 2016. The moon was sighted by our contacts in Teaneck, NJ.  As such, Rabi al-Awwal will complete with 29 days and and the 1st of Rabi al-Thani will be Monday, January 11, 2016.

Rabi al-Awwal 1437

Rabi al-Awwal - The third month of Islam

Rabi al-Awwal 1, 1437 will be Sunday, December 13, 2015. There were no sighting reports on Friday, December 11, 2015 (Safar 29, 1437). As such, Safar will complete its cycle of 30 days and Rabi al-Awwal begins at Maghrib on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The 1st of Rabi al-Awwal will be Sunday, December 13, 2015.

Safar 1437

Safar 1, 1437 is Friday, November 13, 2015. There were multiple authentic sightings reported throughout North America on Thursday, November 12, 2015 (Muharram 29, 1437). Consequently, Muharram will complete 29 days and Safar will begin at Maghrib on Thursday, November 12, 2015. The 1st of Safar is Friday, November 13, 2015. The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet next […]

Muharram 1437

Muharram - The First Month of Islam

Muharram 1, 1437 is Thursday, October 15, 2015. The Chicago Hilal Team would like to welcome the month of Muharram and the year 1437 Hijri. There were no sighting reports on Tuesday October 13, 2015 (Dhul-Hijjah 29, 1436). Consequently, Dhul-Hijjah will complete its full cycle of 30 days, and Muharram will begin at Maghrib on Wednesday, October […]

Eid-ul-Adha Prayer 1436 (2015)

Insha-Allah the Eid-ul-Adha prayer will be on either Wednesday, September 23rd or Thursday, September 24th. Venue: NORTHSHORE HOLIDAY INN 5300 W. Touhy Avenue, Skokie, Illinois 60077 Tel: 847-679-8900 FIRST SALAH – 9:00 AM IMAM/KHATEEB: HAFIZ IKHLAS ANSARI SECOND SALAH – 10:00 AM IMAM/KHATEEB: DR. ISHAQ KHAN THIRD SALAH – 10:45 AM IMAM/KHATEEB: BR. ALI QUADRI [sws_gmap3 […]

Dhul-Hijjah 1436

9:45pm Dhul-Hijjah 1st, 1436 will be on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015. There were no authentic reports of the moon being sighted anywhere in North America. As such Dhul-Qadah will complete it’s cycle of 30 days and Dhul-Hijjah 1st, 1436 will begin at Maghrib on Monday, September 13, 2015. Additional dates and information regarding this month: Yaumul Arafah (9th […]

Dhul-Qadah 1436

Dhul-Qadah 1, 1436 will be Sunday, August 16, 2015. There were no authentic sighting reports on Friday, August 14, 2015 (Shawwal 29, 1436). As such, Shawwal will complete its cycle of 30 days and Dhul-Qadah will begin at Maghrib on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The 1st of Dhul-Qadah 1436 will be on Sunday, August 16, 2015. The […]

Eid-ul-Fitr Prayer 1436 (2015)

Insha-Allah the Eid-ul-Fitr prayer will be on either Friday July 17th or Saturday July 18th. Venue: NORTHSHORE HOLIDAY INN 5300 W. Touhy Avenue, Skokie, Illinois 60077 Tel: 847-679-8900 FIRST SALAH – 9:00 AM IMAM/KHATEEB: MUFTI HAROON FIRDAUSI SECOND SALAH – 10:00 AM IMAM/KHATEEB: Dr. AHMED MURAD THIRD SALAH – 10:45 AM IMAM/KHATEEB: Br. ALI QUADRI […]

United Stance of Greater Chicagoland Ulema Regarding Moonsighting

Click HERE for PDF version 06/15/2015 .الحمد لله و كفى، و سلام على عباده الذين اصطفى، أمّا بعد، فالسلام عليكم و رحمة الله وبركاته This announcement is on behalf of the Chicago Hilāl Committee regarding the sunnah method of keeping the sacred Islāmic calendar and the establishment of its dates and months. Al-ḥamdu lillāh, since […]