Ramadan 1, 1437 will be Monday, June 6th. The Chicago Hilal Committee has received and accepted moon sighting reports from Chile. Therefore, Ramadan 1, 1437 will be on Monday June 6th, 2016.
Important Dates to Remember:
Saturday, June 25th – Itikaf will begin at Maghrib
Friday, July 1st – 27th night of Ramadan will begin at Maghrib
Tuesday July 5th or Wednesday July 6th -Eid-ul-Fitr (based on moon sighting)
The committee is still reviewing reports coming in. No decision has been made as of yet.
The Chicago Hilal Committee will be convening shortly to determine the start of Ramadan. We will be updating this page throughout the night as the information comes through.
Please note, however, that sunset in parts of California will be close to 10:30 PM CDT, so it is possible that a final decision will not be made till 11:30 PM CDT. Please bear with us as we contact our representatives throughout North America.