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Stunning Images Showcase `Eid Beauty in America

Stunning Images Showcase `Eid Beauty in America
Muslim women hug as they gather for the celebration of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the end of the holy month of Ramadan at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, California, U.S., June 25, 2017.

WASHINGTON – Millions of Muslims in the United States marked `Eid Al-Fitr festival that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, by joyous family gatherings, prayers, gift-giving, and feasting.

This year, `Eid began on June 25 in the United States and was observed in Muslim communities across the country.

From joining hundreds of fellow believers in prayer at sports stadiums to going to Toys “R” Us to pick out gifts for the kids, Muslim families in the United States have developed uniquely American ways of celebrating the holiday.

Here follows a selection of photos that showcase the diverse ways Muslims celebrate `Eid in America as gathered by HuffPost.

 

CHICAGO, USA – JUNE 25: Muslims gather to perform Eid-al-Fitr prayer at Toyota Park Stadium in Chicago, United States on June 25, 2017. Approximately, 25 thousand people attended the prayer. Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Muslims’ holy month of fasting “Ramadan”.
(Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

 

A Muslim congregation attending Eid al-Fitr prayers and celebrations are addressed by Phil Murphy, a gubernatorial candidate, at a park in South Brunswick Township, New Jersey, U.S., on June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

 

Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi of the Islamic Society of Orange County (L) prays with Muslims gathered for the celebration of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the end of the holy month of Ramadan at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, California, U.S., June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

 

NEW YORK, USA – JUNE 25: Muslims perform Eid-al-Fitr prayer in Bensonhurst Park of Brooklyn borough in New York, United States on June 25, 2017. Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Muslims’ holy month of fasting “Ramadan”. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

 

NEW YORK, USA – JUNE 25: Muslims perform Eid-al-Fitr prayer in Bensonhurst Park of Brooklyn borough in New York, United States on June 25, 2017. Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Muslims’ holy month of fasting “Ramadan”. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

 

NEW YORK, USA – JUNE 25: Muslims walk to Bensonhurst Park to perform Eid-al-Fitr prayer in Brooklyn borough of New York, United States on June 25, 2017. Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Muslims’ holy month of fasting “Ramadan”. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

 

NEW YORK, USA – JUNE 25: First Lady of New York Chirlane McCray (L) addresses Muslim crowds with Mayor of New York Bill De Blasio (R) after they performed Eid-al-Fitr prayer (L) in Bensonhurst Park after performing Eid-al-Fitr prayer in Brooklyn borough of New York, United States on June 25, 2017. Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Muslims’ holy month of fasting “Ramadan”. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

 

Muslim women walk to a nearby park to take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in South Brunswick Township, New Jersey, U.S., on June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

 

Yemeni-American Muslim sisters Hajar Udayni (L) and Sara Udayni Udayni take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kholood Eid

 

Muslim women pass through security as Muslims gather for the celebration of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the end of the holy month of Ramadan at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, California, U.S., June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

 

NEW YORK, USA – JUNE 25: Muslim girls are seen dressed for Eid-ul-Fitr in Bensonhurst Park of Brooklyn borough in New York, United States on June 25, 2017. Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Muslims’ holy month of fasting “Ramadan”. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

 

Six month old Palestinian American Waleed Shehadeh rests on a blanket as he is photographed by family members in celebration of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr in Staten Island, New York, U.S., on June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

 

Yemeni-American Muslim Abdul Udayni (L) helps his sister Hajar Udayni prepare a breakfast feast to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., on June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kholood Eid

 

Yemeni-American Muslim boy Salman Udayni, 5, plays with balloons with the words “Eid Mubarak” in celebration of the Eid al-Fitr Islamic holiday at his home in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kholood Eid

 

Eid greetings, which wish wellness for the year, make up decorations around sweets and Arabic coffee at the home of the Yemeni-American Muslim Udayni family on the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., on June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kholood Eid

 

Muslim children play in celebration of Eid al-Fitr at a park in South Brunswick Township, New Jersey, U.S., on June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

 

Muslim children eat cotton candy in celebration of Eid al-Fitr at a park in South Brunswick Township, New Jersey, U.S., on June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky


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