Eid-ul-Fitr is Sunday May 24th, 2020

Based on confirmed sightings of the new crescent moon in Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte, North Carolina, and Richmond, Virgina on May 23rd, SMC announces Sunday, May 24th as the day of Eid-ul-Fitr (1st of Shawwal 1441 AH).  Eid PrayersWe plan to have a live broadcast of Eid Prayer and Kutbah on Sunday,

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rajab 1441 A.H.

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Rajab is tomorrow Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset on February 24th, 2020.  Key dates for the Month of Rajab: 1 Rajab  (Feb. 25):   

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Jamadi Al-Awwal 1441 A.H.

December 27th, 2019   On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Jamadi Al-Awwal is tomorrow, Saturday, December 28th, 2019. The crescent moon was not sighted during sunset of December 26th, 2019. Key dates for the Month of

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi al-Aakher 1441 A.H.

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Rabi al-Aakher was today, Thursday, November 28th, 2019. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset of November 27th, 2019. Key dates for the Month of Rabi al-Aakher: 10 Rabi al-Aakher

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Safar 1441 A.H.

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Safar 1441 AH will be Monday, September 30th, 2019. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset on Sunday, September 29th, 2019. Key dates for the Month of Safar: 7 Safar

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Dhul Qa’dah, 1440AH

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Dhul Qa’dah 1440 AH will be Thursday, July 4th, 2019. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 in many locations throughout North America.   Key dates for the Month

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Eid-ul-Fitr is Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Due to no verified reports of the sighting of the new crescent in California or the surrounding states on the evening of Monday, June 3rd 2019, Shia Muslim Council of Southern California announces that Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 is the 30th and last evening of the month of Ramadan, and

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Ramadhan, 1440AH

On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Ramadhan 1440 AH will be Monday, May 6th, 2019. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset on Sunday, May 5th, 2019 in many locations throughout the Southern and Western states.    Key dates

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