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Muslim community celebrates beginning of Eid Mubarak

By- USA NATIONAL POST

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Dozens of members from Erie’s Muslim community came together to celebrate Eid Mubarak.

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The president of the Islamic Association of Erie reacted to the crowds and this year’s message.

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Eid Mubarak 2023 is underway with members of Erie’s Muslim community joining at Veterans Memorial Stadium to hear the message of this year’s celebration.

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A board member of the Islamic Association of Erie said the event marks the Festival of Sacrifice.

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It tells us about how Prophet Abraham was sacrificing his son in the name of God, and God was happy about his obedience and his son was replaced by a Ram.

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“We normally sacrifice the animal, and we divide it into three portions for the friends and the family and for the home,” 

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“Celebrate the prophet where everybody agrees on and build those relationships with all the faiths that we can develop some trust between them,”

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