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The Best Online Resources For Learning About Eid al-Adha

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Today, Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid al-Adha, or “Festival of Sacrifice” (the date changes each year, as several links in this post explain).

I’ve put together a short “The Best…” list sharing resources about the holiday.

You might also be interested in The Best Sites To Learn And Teach About The Hajj and other related lists I’ve posted.

Here are my choices for The Best Online Resources For Learning About Eid al-Adha (that are also accessible to English Language Learners):

Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Adha is a slideshow from The Guardian.

The CBBC Newsround has a feature on Eid-ul-Adha around the world.

Eid al-Adha begins is a slideshow from The Guardian.

As Hajj ends, Eid al-Adha preparations begin is the title for a series of photos at the Washington Post.

Here’s a simple explanation of the celebration.

Celebrating Eid al-Adha is a TIME slideshow.

The Hajj and Eid al-Adha is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.

The Hajj and Eid al-Adha 2011 is a photo gallery from The Atlantic.

How to Celebrate Eid al-Adha Like an American appeared in The New York Times.

Eid al-Adha holiday: How many days is it by country? is from Al Jazeera.

Eid al-Adha 2016: When is it and why does it not fall on the same date every year? is from The Independent.

Eid al-Adha 2016: US Muslims ‘relieved’ after Eid holiday declared on Sept. 12 is from The IB Times.

Eid 2016: When is it? How do Muslims mark the end of Ramadan? Everything you need to know is from The Independent.

What is Eid al-Adha? is from The Telegraph.

Feedback and suggestions are welcome.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

One Comment

  1. I would actually like to know more about the significance and history, such as in Christmas which for religious people is celebrating the birth of Chist.

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