Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which overlap in 2014

Oct. 2, 2014: Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Hassidic sect Vizhnitz gather on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean sea as they participate in a Tashlich ceremony in Herzeliya, Israel. (AP) JERUSALEM – Israeli police were on high alert Friday to avert possible clashes as Jews and Muslims prepare to observe their faith's major holidays of Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which overlap this year for the first time in more than three decades. Reinforced police contingents had been deployed across … [Read more...]

Ramadan, celebrated in ninth month of Islamic Calendar

Some homes have lit lanterns in the evenings during the month of Ramadan. May this festival of lights fill your heart and soul, With blessings, joy and prosperity and make you whole, Wishing you and your family, Ramadan Kareem Mubarak Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a period of prayer, fasting, charity-giving and self-accountability for Muslims in Canada. The first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran) were revealed to the Prophet … [Read more...]

Celebrate Ramadan, send an e-Card

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Eid al-Adha ~ Celebrating !!!

Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ‘Īd al-’Aḍḥá, IPA: [ʕiːd al ʔadˁˈħaː], "feast of sacrifice") or "Festival of Sacrifice" or "Greater Eid" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Isma'il) as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide him with a sheep— to sacrifice instead. Eid al-Adha is the latter of two Eid festivals celebrated by Muslims, whose basis comes from Sura … [Read more...]

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