Tag Archives: Eid al-Adha

Hate and Discrimination in the Wake of September 11

The association of Muslims with terrorists in the wake of the 9/11 attacks continues to affect the nation in myriad ways.

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NYC Public Schools to Close During Eid Holidays

Mayor Bill de Blasio has made good on his promise by adding the two Muslim holidays of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr to the public school calendar, a sign of the increasing influence of the Muslim community in New York.

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A Culinary Tour of Eid Dishes Across Middle East

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha celebrations with a feast. Thalia Rahme brings us some traditional and not so traditional recipes prepared by Muslims across the Middle East on that day.

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A Very Abrahamic Feast

These days, the world’s 1.2 billion Muslims are celebrating the four day long Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of Sacrifice.” While many aspects of the feast, such as gatherings with family and friends, will probably sound very familiar to other religions, a particular practice that gives the feast its name can look a bit scary: The sacrifice of animals, often …

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