Wednesday night 01/09/2008 & Thursday 01/10/2008 is Muharram 1, 1429. – The Chicago Hilal Team would like to welcome the month of Muharram and the year 1429. Based on deliberations that confirmed moon sighting, Dhul-Hijjah ended with 29 days and Muharram began on Wednesday, the 9th of January at Maghrib (sunset). Thus, the Chicago Hilal Team would like to welcome the month of Muharram. There were confirmed sighting reports in Teaneck, NJ, Atlanta, GA and Orlando, FL.
The Chicago Hilal Team wishes everyone a happy new year and prays that the new year is filled with immense blessings from Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala.