09/07/2021

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Safar, 1443 A.H.

Thursday, September 9th, 2021 will be the first day of the month of Safar, 1443 A.H. for all of North America.
09/04/2021

Statement of Condolence and Sympathy on the Passing of the Eminent Marj’a Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem

The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America offers its condolences to all believers on the passing of Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem
08/08/2021

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Muharram, 1443 A.H.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021, will be the first day of the month of Muharram, 1443 A.H. for the entire region of North America.
07/15/2021

An Important Advice Regarding Misuses of “The Power of Religious Authority to Perform Divorce (Talaq al-Hakim al-Shari)”

Incidents of misuse of the divorce by al-hakim al-shar‘i have been increasingly reported by many community members.
07/11/2021

Further Clarification About Canada – Crescent Moon of Dhu al-Hijjah 1442 A.H.

The sighting mentioned in the earlier announcement does not cover Canada except for Vancouver and Windsor.
07/10/2021

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Dhu al-Hijjah, 1442 A.H.

Sunday, July 11th, 2021, will be the first day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, 1442 A.H. for most of North America.
06/10/2021

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Dhu al-Qidah, 1442 A.H.

Saturday, June 12th, 2021 will be the first day of the month of Dhu al-Qidah, 1442 A.H. for the entire region of North America.
05/12/2021

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Shawwal, 1442 A.H.

Thursday, May 13th, 2021 will be the first day of the month of Shawwal, 1442 A.H. for the entire region of North America.
04/30/2021

Statement Regarding Inaccurate Moonsighting.com Post

The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America was notified of an incorrect attribution made by the Moonsigthing.com website pertaining to the sighting of the crescent moon of the Holy Month of Ramadan.