Today Is Wednesday 05-August-2020 15 Dhu al-Hijjah 1441

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Objectives of CHC

  1. Revive the abandoned sunnah of moon sighting every month, especially for Ramadan and Eid.
  2. Unite the Muslims of USA on both Eids and Ramadan by establishing a nationwide system of sighting the moon all year round.
  3. Fulfill the obligation on the entire community to sight the moon (fardh kifaya) every month, nationwide.  Read More

The Need for CHC

We must establish our own system of moon sighting in North America, with the will of Allah, if we are to live as proper Muslims in this great land which has provided us with so many religious freedoms unthinkable in many other places. We do not need to rely on foreign sources when we can organize proper system in accordance to the Quran and Sunnah in our own land....Read More

Zul Hijjah 1441 AH

The Crescent Moon to commence the month of Zul Hijjah 1441 AH was looked for after the sunset on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 and WAS SIGHTED by Ru'yat Ammah throughout the east coast by CHC Ulema subcommittees. 


The Central Hilal Committee of North America has accepted these report(s) and has declared Wednesday, July 22, 2020, the 1st day of Zul Hijjah 1441 AH.

Latest NewsLatest News and Announcements

  • Dhul Hijjah 1441AH Alerton July 21, 2020

    ZulHijjah1441AH السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته ANNOUNCEMENT: The Crescent Moon to commence the month of Zul Hijjah 1441 AH was looked for after the sunset onTuesday, July 21, 2020 andWASSIGHTEDby Ru'yat Ammahthroughout the east coast by CHC Ulema subcommittees. The Central Hilal Committee of North America has accepted these report(s) and has...

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  • Dhul Hijjah 1441 AHon July 19, 2020

    ZulHijjah1441AH السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam, Please make a group effort to sight the Hilal onTuesday, July 21, 2020,for the month ofZulHijjah1441. This is an excellent opportunity to easilyrevive a neglected Sunnah and a forgotten fardh kifayah: This is the hilal that decides when Eid ul-Adhā is. It is conveniently during...

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  • Dhul Qa'dah 1441H Alerton June 21, 2020

    The crescent moon to commence the month ofZhul Qa'dah 1441 AHwas looked for after the sunset of Sunday, June 21, 2020.Reports from all sub Committees ofCHC, both local and regional, unanimously confirmed that the moon wasNOT SIGHTED. TheCentralHilalCommittee of North America has accepted these reports and has declared that the...

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  • Dhul Qa'dah 1441Hon June 20, 2020

    Zul Qa’dah 1441 السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Dear Brothers/Sisters in Islam, Please make a group effort to sight the Hilal onSunday, June 21,2020,for the month ofZul Qa’dah 1441. Take your important part in this blessed effort.If we all try to sight the young moon in our respective vicinities, this will automatically negate...

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