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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Shawwal, 1443 A.H.


Monday, May 2nd, 2022,
will be the first day of the month of Shawwal, 1443 A.H. for the entire region of North America. Read more here.

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Video – Signs of Anxiety in Children: Do You See Them?

An important question asked by parents is, how can I tell if my child is suffering from anxiety? What are the telltale signs?

A few things to keep an eye out for are physical, emotional, and behavioral changes.

Learn more with Sr. Berak Hussain in this video.

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Video – Telltale Signs of Video Games & Social Media Addiction

Video games and social media are relatively new technologies, particularly social media, and many children cannot imagine their life without them.

How can parents determine if their child has a video game or social media addiction? There are certain signs of addiction or overuse.

Br. Ahmed Almusawi explains what they are in this video.

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Lunar Eclipse over North America on Sunday, May 15th, 2022

There will be a total lunar eclipse which will be visible over North America beginning at night on Sunday, May 15th, 2022 wherein Salat al-Ayaat is obligatory (wajib).

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Video – Recognizing the Signs of Childhood & Adolescent Depression

How can you tell if your child, specifically your adolescent child, is experiencing depression?

A parent should be on the watch for certain indications and symptoms. In this video, Sr. Berak Hussain explains what they are.

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The Crescent Moon of the Month of Shawwal, 1443 A.H.

Eid Mubarak! Monday, May 2nd, 2022 will be the first day of the month of Shawwal, 1443 A.H. for the entire region of North America.

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Zakat al-Fitrah for 2022

The estimated recommended value of zakat al-fitrah, for 2022, in the United States, is US $10.00 per eligible person.

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When is Eid al-Fitr?

The official crescent announcement for the month of Shawwal 1443 will be released as soon as it is confirmed by the Crescent Committee at sunset on Sunday.

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Video – Is Zakat al-Fitrah Obligatory?

As we are approaching the end of the month of Ramadan and getting closer to Eid al-fitr, we’ve begun receiving a lot of questions about Zakat al-fitrah.

In this video, Sayyid M.B. Kashmiri explains the ruling on Zakat al-Fitrah and the best way for one to dispense it.

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Video – Inspiration From the Holy Quran with Sayyid M.B. Kashmiri: Masjid al-Nabi

In our series, “Inspiration from the Holy Quran,” Sayyid M.B. Kashmiri visits various Islamic centers in the Washington metropolitan area and takes an exegetical look at the Islamic calligraphy in the interior and exterior of each center.

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