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Atlanta Eid Al-Fitr in Pictures 2015

Atlanta Eid Al-Fitr in Pictures 2015


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Photo: Eid at Al-Farooq (Samir A)

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Atlanta's Muslim community celebrated Eid Al-Fitr this year on both Friday & Saturday, July 17th and 18th. As a follow up to our Atlanta Ramadan in Pictures piece, a number of mosques and independent photographers have helped to put together an awesome display of the diversity of the Atlanta Muslim community during our Eid celebrations. Special thanks to all of the mosques that contributed as well as to Hanifah of Americanissa, Reem of Reem Faruqi Photography & Rahmeek of Rahmeek Rasul Photography!

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Waiting to sight the moon to end Ramadan.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Making the call to prayer (athan).

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Roswell Community Masjid (RCM) sent gifts to their neighbors for Eid.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
United Eid Prayer Service at King Middle School brought together 7 mosques.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Getting together after Eid Prayer Service outside Masjid Al-Farooq.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Leading the recitation of glorifications (Takbeerat) at Madina Institute.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Eid Prayer Service at Masjid At-Taqwa in Doraville.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
COO of Azizah Magazine, Azizah K and others wait outside at the United Eid Prayer Service.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Refreshments and conversations after Eid Prayer Service at Masjid Al-Huda in Athens.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Waiting outside on Eid day at the Islamic Community Center of Atlanta (ICCA) in Fayetteville.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Enjoying the last iftar of Ramadan at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Imam Arshad Anwar & Kareem Al-Mulki of RCM step aside for a Eid picture.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Waiting to start the Eid Prayer at Madina Institute.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Family Eid pictures after the prayer service at Masjid Al-Farooq.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Listening to the Eid Prayer Sermon at the United Eid Prayer at King Middle School.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Eid Prayer Service at the Zainabia Islamic Center.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Enjoying Eid with friends and family at ICCA.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Eid picture outside of Al-Huda after Eid Prayer.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Celebrating Eid with family at the United Eid Prayer.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Reciting glorifications (Takbeerat) at Masjid Al-Farooq.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Celebrating with friends & family.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Imam Nadim Ali of the West End Community Masjid at the United Eid Prayer.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Eid hugs and celebration after Eid Prayer Service at Masjid At-Taqwa in Doraville.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Enjoying Eid with family and friends at the United Eid Prayer Service.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Eid congratulations and celebration after prayer at RCM.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Shaykh Muhammad al-Ninowy delivering the Eid Sermon at Madina Institute.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Eid Prayer Sermon delivered at Masjid Al-Farooq.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Children excited for Eid at Baitul Ata.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Eid Prayer at King Middle School as part of the United Eid Prayer Service.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Enjoying the Eid festivities at RCM.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Eid pictures after prayer at Madina Institute.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Collecting the Breaking Fast Charity (Sadaqat ul-Fitr) at Masjid Al-Farooq.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Enjoying Eid with friends and family outside of King Middle School.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Enjoying good company after prayer at Masjid Al-Huda in Athens.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Eid celebrations for the children at ICCA.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Lining up for prayer at the United Eid Prayer.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
7 Mosques coming together at King Middle School for the United Eid Prayer.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
The community at RCM enjoying bowling and other activities later on Eid day.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Friends & family get together after Eid prayer at Madina Institute.

Atlanta Muslim Eid 2015
Friends & family get together after Eid prayer at Masjid Al-Farooq.

Amr Omar, a born and raised Texan, moved to Atlanta in 2011 and has been in love with the city and community ever since. Since coming to Atlanta, Amr has served as the Secretary and then President for the Atlanta Muslim Young Professionals (AMYP), co-leads the Gwinnett Islamic Circle (GIC) Boys Youth Group, and has been active with the Madina Institute community. Amr especially enjoys helping with initiatives that bring organizations, mosques, and different communities together. Amr graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Chemical Engineering and has been working as an engineer in Atlanta since. He enjoys working with youth, shedding light on the awesomeness of Atlanta Muslims, long distance running and aspires to qualify for the Boston Marathon.


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