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Intersection: Eid Al-Adah- A Celebration Of Faith & A Bridge Between Cultures


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Dr. Shakheil Ahmed talks to Intersection. Photo: Isaac Babcock / WMFE


Today, Central Florida’s Muslim community invited other communities to a celebration of faith.

About 3,000 people were expected to attend the Eid Al-Adha- or feast of sacrifice- at the Sanford Civic Center. It’s a celebration of the Abrahamic faith and its traditions.

Dr. Shakeil Ahmed, chairman of the American Muslim Community Centers, tells Intersection the festival is also important for outreach- now more than ever- to help others gain a better understanding of the American Muslim community in Central Florida.  


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