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Rabi al-Thani 1441

Rabi alThani - The fourth month of Islam

Rabi al-Thani 1, 1441 will be Thursday, November 28th The Chicago Hilal Committee did not receive any reports of the moon being sighted on Tuesday, November 26th (29th of Rabi al-Awwal, 1441).  As such, Rabi al-Awwal will complete its cycle of 30 days and Rabi al-Thani will be on Thursday, November 28th, 2019. The Chicago Hilal […]

Rabi al-Awwal 1441

Rabi al-Awwal - The third month of Islam

Rabi al-Awwal 1, 1441 will be Tuesday, October 29, 2019. The moon was sighted by our contacts in Phoenix, Arizona on Monday, October 28, 2019 (Safar 29, 1441). As such, Safar will complete 29 days and Rabi al-Awwal begins at Maghrib on Monday, October 28, 2019. The 1st of Rabi al-Awwal will be Tuesday, October […]

Safar 1441

Safar 1, 1441 is Monday, September 30, 2019 The Chicago Hilal Committee received and confirmed reports of the moon being sighted in Trinidad & California Sunday night September 29th (Muharram 29th, 1441) Therefore, Muharram will complete 29 days and the 1st of Safar is Monday, September 30, 2019 The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet next […]

Muharram 1441

Muharram - The First Month of Islam

Muharram 1, 1441 will be Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Chicago Hilal Committee did not receive any reports on Friday, August 30 (Dhul-Hijjah 29, 1440). Consequently, Dhul-Hijjah will complete it’s cycle of 30 days, and Muharram will begin at Maghrib on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The 1st of Muharram will be Sunday, September 1st. We […]

Dhul-Hijjah 1440

The twelfth month of Islam - Dhul Hijjah

1st of Dhul-Hijjah 1440 will be Friday, August 2nd. The moon was sighted by our contacts in multiple locations including Garland, TX. San Diego, CA and Los Angeles, CA. Therefore Dhul-Qadah will complete 29 days and Dhul-Hijjah will begin at Maghrib on Thursday, August 1st.  We would like to wish everyone an early Eid ul […]

Dhul-Qadah 1440

Dhul-Qadah 1, 1440 will be Thursday, July 4, 2019. We received and confirmed reports of the moon being sighted in multiple locations including Houston, Trinidad and Chile on Wednesday July 3rd (Shawwal 29, 1440). As such, Shawwal will complete 29 days and Dhul-Qadah will begin at Maghrib on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The 1st of Dhul-Qadah […]

Statement regarding Eid-ul-Fitr 1440

Shawwal 1440

Shawwal - The Tenth Month of Islam

11:00pm Eid Ul Fitr 1440 will be Wednesday June 5th, 2019 The Committee has concluded Tuesday June 4th will be the 30th of Ramadan. No credible reports were received throughout the US, Caribbean, and Chile. **The reports coming in from Maryland and Miami were reviewed by the committee scholars and ultimately rejected after further investigation […]

Ramadan 1440

The Chicago Hilal Committee has received and confirmed reports of the moon being sighted by our contacts in Chilé. Therefore, the 1st of Ramadan will begin on Monday, May 6th, insha’Allah. We would like to wish everyone a blessed Ramadan. Sunnah I’tikaf – Saturday May 25th (after Maghrib) 27th Night of Qadr – Friday May […]

Shaban 1440

Shaban - The Eighth Month of Islam

Shaban 1, 1440 will be Sunday, April 7, 2019. The Chicago Hilal Committee did not receive any reports of the moon being sighted from any of our contacts throughout the country. Therefore Rajab will complete its cycle of 30 days and Shaban will begin on Sunday, April 7, 2019. inshAllah. The Chicago Hilal Committee will […]