Dhul-Hijjah begins at Maghrib on Sunday, November 7, 2010 based on multiple authentic sighting reports. People have sighted the moon in several towns including New York City, NY, Roanoke, VA, Orlando, FL, Miami, FL, and Elgin, IL. As such, the 1st day of Dhul-Hijjah will be Monday, November 8, 2010.

Eid-ul-Adha will be on Wednesday, November 17, 2010. An early Eid Mubarak to all from the Chicago Hilal commitee.


The Chicago Hilal Committee’s meeting is in session to determine the start of Dhul-Hijjah, 1431. The start will either be tomorrow, Monday, November 8th or Tuesday, November 9th.

Eid-ul-Adha will be on either Wednesday, November 17th or Thursday, November 18th Insha-Allah.