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Dhul-Hijjah 1429

11/28/2008: The Chicago Hilal Committee has decided that tomorrow, Saturday, November 29 will be the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah based on an authentic moon...

11/28/2008:

The Chicago Hilal Committee has decided that tomorrow, Saturday, November 29 will be the 1st of Dhul-Hijjah based on an authentic moon sighting report from Port Charlotte, Florida. Dhul-Qadah, 1429 will end with 29 days and Dhul-Hijjah began tonight at Maghrib on Friday, November 28, 2008. The report was validated by several renowned scholars as well as an expert astronomer.

Consequently, Eid-ul-Adha will be on Monday, December 8, 2008 (Dhul-Hijjah 10, 1429). The Chicago Hilal Committee wishes everyone an early Happy Eid.

11/25/2008:

The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet on Friday, November 28, 2008 (Dhul-Qadah 29, 1429) at the Islamic Center of Chicago after Maghrib (4:30pm CST) to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah and consequently the date of Eid-ul-Adha. Insha’Allah, the final decision will be posted sometime before the end of the night.

If the moon is sighted on Friday, November 28, Dhul-Hijjah will begin on Saturday, November 29th. Consequently, Eid-ul-Adha will be on Monday, December 8, 2008. If the moon is not sighted, Eid-ul-Adha will be on Tuesday, December 9, 2008.

11/25/2008:

The Chicago Hilal Committee will meet on Friday, November 28, 2008 (Dhul-Qadah 29, 1429) at the Islamic Center of Chicago after Maghrib (4:30pm CST) to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah and consequently the date of Eid-ul-Adha. Insha’Allah, the final decision will be posted sometime before the end of the night.

If the moon is sighted on Friday, November 28, Dhul-Hijjah will begin on Saturday, November 29th. Consequently, Eid-ul-Adha will be on Monday, December 8, 2008. If the moon is not sighted, Eid-ul-Adha will be on Tuesday, December 9, 2008.

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