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[30 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]
Give up something you enjoy for one day. Tell us about it.

Level: Community — Pillar: Interfaith Understanding

This week’s featured story came in from Washington, DC:
Over this past weekend, Muslims throughout the world celebrated the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice).
According to Muslim faith, Eid al-Adha is at the end of the Hajj (the annual pilgrimage to Mecca) and commemorates the sacrifice that Abraham was willing to make of his own son Ishmael when he was commanded to show his commitment to Allah. When Allah was convinced that Abraham was willing to sacrifice Ishmael to prove his faith …