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Event Name: Eid al-Adha (Islamic)
Category: Diversity
Description: *Holiday with signficant work restriction

Eid al-Adha is a major festival that celebrates the willingness to make sacrifices in the name of oneís faith. According to legend, the prophet Ibrahim was ordered to sacrifice his son in Godís name. When Ibrahim was prepared to kill his son, God stepped in and gave him a sheep to sacrifice instead. This holiday celebrates Ibrahimís total faith in God, and Muslims view this holiday as an important annual reminder.

General Practices: Prayers, gift giving, prayers, and sometimes slaughtering of sheep, with a portion of the meat gifted to the poor.

Date details: All Islamic days begin at sunset of the prior day.

Recommended Accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, and activities on the first day. If planning an evening event, provide food accommodations if requested (Islamic dietary restrictions apply).Oct. 15Ė18, 2013
Schedules: 10/15/2013   (All day)

10/16/2013   (All day)

10/17/2013   (All day)

10/18/2013   (All day)

10/04/2014   (All day)

10/05/2014   (All day)

10/06/2014   (All day)

10/07/2014   (All day)

09/23/2015   (All day)

09/24/2015   (All day)

09/25/2015   (All day)

09/26/2015   (All day)

Contact: Morgan Martin
Cost: Cost - 0