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Song: “Oh Eid  يا عيد “ Posted by on May 13, 2021

The Eid spirit is all around us! Today is first day of عيد الفطر Eid Al-fiTr. I wish those who celebrate Eid a very joyful one  كل عام وأنتم بخير – عيد مبارك Kul  ‘aam  wa  aantu-m  bi-khair, Eid Mubarak     On this day, I would like to share a lovely song, produced by Zain…

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Eid Under lockdown العيد خلال الحظر Posted by on May 26, 2020

Today’s post is a quick report of what has been going on in social media during Eid and how Arabs expressed their feelings عبّروا عن مشاعرهم and reactions ردّات فعلهم  towards spending Eid under very different circumstances تجاه قضاء العيد في ظروف مختلفة  than most years! The post includes some of the hashtags  وسوم that…

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Special Arabic Occasions: What they are, What to Do and Say in them? Posted by on Apr 15, 2017

Happy Eid!

Certain linguistic expressions are associated with specific cultural and religious occasions. For example, “Happy Easter!”, “Joyeuses Pâques!”, and “Frohe Ostern!” are expressions said in special occasions in English; French; and German, respectively. Among the most culturally celebrated, congratulation-invoking, and religiously observed occasions among Arabs (and Muslims) are Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-AdhHa, Ramadhan, and Friday of…

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Eid Mubarak with fatta Posted by on Sep 24, 2015

Today is the first day of Eid Al-ADha (عيد الأضحى) which is also known as the big feast, as it lasts 4 days. In the feast, many Muslims sacrifice sheep like the pilgrims in Mecca. During the feast, most people eat meals that are based on meat. Today, I am preparing fetta (فتة). I have…

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