Concord Islamic society celebrates Eid al-Fitr

Abrai Shaikh prays before the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Abrai Shaikh prays before the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Men and boys at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the  IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Men and boys at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Men and boys at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the  IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Men and boys at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Abrai Shaikh (in white) joins others in the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Abrai Shaikh (in white) joins others in the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Abdul Rashid stands behind his father, Hamidov Yaya during the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord. Eid al Fitr is  one of the holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Abdul Rashid stands behind his father, Hamidov Yaya during the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord. Eid al Fitr is one of the holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Men and boys at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the  IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Men and boys at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

The men and boys get their photo taken after the Eid al-Fitr service at IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. The service celebrates the end of the holy month of Ramadan in the Muslim calendar.

The men and boys get their photo taken after the Eid al-Fitr service at IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. The service celebrates the end of the holy month of Ramadan in the Muslim calendar. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Men and boys bow during Eid al-Fitr service at the  IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Men and boys bow during Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Ibriham Wague, 3, stands with his mother and younger brother after the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on North Main Street on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr celebrates the end of  holy month of Ramadan.

Ibriham Wague, 3, stands with his mother and younger brother after the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on North Main Street on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr celebrates the end of holy month of Ramadan. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Worshipers leave the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord after the Eid al-Fitr celebrated the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

Worshipers leave the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord after the Eid al-Fitr celebrated the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

The men and boys greet each other with Salam which means peace after the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord, Eid ak-Fitr is one of  major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

The men and boys greet each other with Salam which means peace after the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord, Eid ak-Fitr is one of major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Abrai Shaikh before the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Abrai Shaikh before the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Ibriham Wague, 3, stands among the men and boys at the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on North Main Street on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr celebrates the end of  holy month of Ramadan.

Ibriham Wague, 3, stands among the men and boys at the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on North Main Street on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr celebrates the end of holy month of Ramadan. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Sadiqi prays at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024.  Eid al-Fitr is one of the major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Sadiqi prays at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of the major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Abdul Rashid sits with his father, Hamidov Yaya during the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord. Eid al Fitr is  one of the holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Abdul Rashid sits with his father, Hamidov Yaya during the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord. Eid al Fitr is one of the holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Abrai Shaikh prays at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Abrai Shaikh prays at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Imam Ahmad Muhawenimana Khamis of the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord delivers his message to the men and boys on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 during the Eid al-Fitr service. Eid al-Fitr is the holiday celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Imam Ahmad Muhawenimana Khamis of the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord delivers his message to the men and boys on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 during the Eid al-Fitr service. Eid al-Fitr is the holiday celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Abrai Shaikh prays at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Abrai Shaikh prays at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Abrai Shaikh prays at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Abrai Shaikh prays at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Men and boys at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the  IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset.

Men and boys at the beginning of the Eid al-Fitr service at the IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2024. Eid al-Fitr is one of two major holidays celebrated by Muslims and commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Published: 04-10-2024 2:25 PM

Modified: 04-10-2024 2:35 PM


The IQRA Islamic Society of Greater Concord on North Main Street celebrated Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday, one of the major holidays celebrated by Muslims around the world; it commemorates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, where Muslims fast daily from before dawn until sunset. After the service where men and women pray separately, the whole crowd gathered in the main foyer for food and drink.  Eid al-Fitr has part official receptions and private visits. Then after, where friends greet one another, presents are given, new clothes are worn, and afterwards, the graves of relatives are visited. 

 

 

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