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Eid Al-Adha 2015: Muslims Observe The Feast Of Sacrifice
By HuffPost Religion Editors, The Huffington Post
The day is marked by slaughtering animals to feed the poor.
When Jewish and Islamic Holy Days Coincide
Executive Director, Center for Islamic Pluralism
This year includes an alignment at mid-September of the main holy days in the Jewish and Islamic calendars. At sundown on September 13, Jews observed the first of their High Holy Days, and their recognized commencement of the new year, Rosh Hashanah.
The Economics of Eid-ul-Adha in Pakistan
In Pakistan, as the days to Eid-ul-Adha draw near, the craze of buying animals for sacrifice intensifies. Streets, lanes, alleys are filled by the young as well as the old bragging about the uniqueness of their animals, despite the stench of animal waste that lingers in the air.
Answering 7 Charges of Animal Cruelty Against Muslims
Dr. Faheem Younus
Muslim, professor, doctor and philanthropist
Animals do feel the pain and we don't deny that. But the Prophet's intent was "...to cause as little pain as possible." Since affording Muslims will be sacrificing an animal on Eid-ul-Adha this weekend, it's time to answer the top seven charges of animal cruelty against them.
Eid Al-Adha 2014: Muslims Observe The Feast Of Sacrifice (PHOTOS)
According to the Quran, when Ishmael (known as Isma'el in Arabic) was 13, his father, Abraham (Ibrahim), began having inconceivable
Eid Al-Adha 2013: Muslims Observe The Feast Of Sacrifice (PHOTOS)
Learn more about Hajj here Muslims observe and prepare for Eid al-Adha in a number of ways. Before the festival, the faithful
Eid Al-Adha 2012: Muslims Observe The Feast Of Sacrifice (PHOTOS)
In a symbolic act, Muslims who can afford it slaughter a cow, goat, sheep or camel, keeping a portion to feed themselves
Why I Love Eid ul-Adha
Dr. David Liepert
Eid ul-Adha reminds me every year that what we believe about God doesn't matter as much as whether we believe in God in the first place.
Eid ul-Adha: Muslim and Jewish Reflections on Abraham's Sacrifice
Rabbi Joshua Stanton
Each of our memories of Abraham is different. Yet from within the inherent differences of embedded memory, springs forth a belief that is most real and tangible in the parent figure to which we both relate.
Hajj 2012: Muslims Embark On Pilgrimage To Mecca (PHOTOS)
Click through to see photos from this year's Hajj pilgrimage: To zoom in, click here. The symbolic animal slaughter of Eid
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Eid: Being LGBT And Muslim
Founder, Salaam Queer Community
For many LGBT Muslims, Eid is a time of sadness, guilt and isolation when they must either hide their orientation, or face rejection, condemnation and isolation from family, faith and community.
Eid Al-Adha: Some Prayers Last Longer Than Others
Senior Fellow and Director of Development, Center for Global P...
Time and again, Abraham is asked to sacrifice like no normal person is, or could be. He is asked to abandon, or take the life of his child, and God in each case intervenes. God saves. God guides.
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