Muslim Harlemites Celebrate Eid-Al-Adha

By Isseu Diouf Campbell

On Sunday, June 16, 2024, Muslim Harlemites and New Yorkers in general gathered in mosques and community centers across the city to celebrate Eid-Al-Adha.

This significant holiday, known as the “Festival of Sacrifice,” marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage and honors the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son in obedience to God.

The day began with special prayers, followed by communal meals, charity, and the sharing of festive greetings among friends and family. The vibrant and diverse Muslim community of New York City came together, showcasing unity, faith, and the spirit of giving that defines Eid-Al-Adha.


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