Senegalese Migrants Celebrate Eid-Al-Adha in Morningside Park

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Far from their families and friends back home, Senegalese migrants, many of whom still reside in New York City shelters, celebrated Eid-Al-Adha in Harlem on Monday, June 17, 2024. The migrant community gathered early in the … Read More

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 … Read More

Harlem Muslim New Yorkers celebrate Eid-al-Adha on July 20

Photos credit: Bill Moore On July 20, 2021, Harlem Muslim New Yorkers celebrated Eid-al-Adha, a holiday commemorating the Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his own son Ismael as an act of obedience to Allah. Every Eid-al-Adha, Muslims around the world … Read More

Mayor de Blasio’s remarks at Eid al-Adha prayer service

Mayor de Blasio joined yesterday Muslim New Yorkers during their Eid al-Adha prayer service in Jamaica, Queens. These are his remarks : “Thank you for giving me the honor of joining you for this beautiful gathering. I want to thank … Read More

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha today!

Millions of Muslims around the world are celebrating today the “Festival of the Sacrifice” also called Eid al-Adha in Arabic. Eid al-Adha commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son to prove his devotion to God. During the celebration an … Read More