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Eid Ul Fitr

This Is What An American Eid Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 07.08.2016 | Religion

American Muslims began celebrating Eid al-Fitr on July 6. The holiday, which continues until July 8, marks the end of Ramadan, a holy month of fasting...

How Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr, The End Of Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.05.2016 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan (a ...

A Quick Lesson About Ramadan, The Muslim Month Of Fasting

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.01.2016 | Religion

Ramadan is a month of fasting many Muslims observe to commemorate the first revelation of the Qur'an to Muhammad according to Islamic history. What ar...

Muslims Around The World Share What Eid al-Fitr Means To Them

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 07.17.2015 | Religion

Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a holy day that comes at the end of Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr is a day of merriment and thanksgiving marked by gatheri...

Obama Extends 'Warmest Wishes' To Muslims Celebrating Eid

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr, or Eid, celebrates the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. The observance traditi...

Eid al-Fitr 2015: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan (a ...

Why Muslims 'Still Have Faith' In Gaza

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.29.2014 | Religion

In Gaza, Ramadan — a time meant for fasting and focusing on God — has not been easy for thousands of Muslims. Bombs lobbed from nearby Israel ...

Eid Al-Fitr 2014: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan (a ...

Ramadan Reflection Day 30: A Final Ramadan Reflection

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

For those celebrating the Eid ul-Fitr holiday, Eid Mubarak. May your day be blessed and full of joy. For those not celebrating, may your day be blessed moreso. It doesn't have to be a holiday to feel uplifted. We don't need always need reasons to be happy, as we usually do to be sad.

Eid Al-Fitr 2013: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

Posted 08.08.2013 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan (a ...

Pope Addresses Muslims

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.08.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis personally reached out to Muslims around the world with Eid al-Fitr greetings for the holiday that concludes the holy month of Ramadan. W...

PHOTOS: Muslims Celebrate Eid Around The World

Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, celebrates the end of Ramadan (the holy month of f...

Celebrating Eid ul-Fitr In Our Own Way

KidSpirit | Posted 10.17.2012 | Religion
KidSpirit

This is a very important time not just for my family, but for every Muslim family throughout the world to celebrate and pray together.

A Tense Eid For Muslims In America This Year

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 08.17.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Following attacks on seven U.S. mosques in the last two weeks, including three attacks last weekend, many Muslim Americans are approaching the e...

Eid Al-Fitr 2012: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan (a...

Me, Myself and My Muslim Eid

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
Hani Almadhoun

Eid is the day we no longer have to fast and we can feast upon whatever the heart desires. It's a day where many Muslims get stomach aches from pigging out.

Councilman Proposes Schools Close For Muslim Holidays

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion

Montgomery County councilman, George Levanthal, asked local schools to shut down for two Muslim holidays: Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha. "The schools...

Reflecting On A Month Of Reflection

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 10.30.2011 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

I've learned a lot about myself this Ramadan, in large part due to the opportunity I was given to write these posts. It has been an amazing experience.

PHOTOS: Muslims Observe Chand Raat, End Ramadan, In Brooklyn

Posted 10.30.2011 | Religion

The Muslim community of Brooklyn attended a Chand Raat Bazaar organized by the American Council of Minority Women in Coney Island on Monday (Aug. 29)....

PHOTOS: Eid ul-Fitr Celebrations Around The World

Posted 10.30.2011 | Religion

Eid ul-Fitr, aka Eid, is a three-day Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Traditionally, the festival beg...

Eid ul-Fitr 2011: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

Posted 10.22.2011 | Religion

Eid ul-Fitr, often abbreviated to Eid, is a three-day Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). Eid ul-...

India's Invisible Minority

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Ahmed

Muslims who make up over twenty percent of the population in Kolkata have become its invisible minority, increasingly squeezed out of the public square in Kolkata and beyond.

The Lessons of Ramadan for Muslims

M. Zuhdi Jasser | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
M. Zuhdi Jasser

The spirit of Ramadan is a true example of how Islam can flourish under the separation of mosque and state.

A Typical Pakistani Eid

Jeanette Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeanette Khan

Eid ul-Fitr is much like the Christian holiday of Christmas; it's a time for families to stop the rat race and come together to celebrate a religious holiday.