Ramadan 2018

As-salamu alaikum,

According to ISNAN, the moon will be born today and it will be expected to be seen on the horizon in LA for about 26 min after sunset on May 15, 2018.
It is possible to sight the moon using a telescope and it will be visible in the evening in Hawaii and the Pacific Polynesian islands.
According to https://www.moonsighting.com/, southwestern part of the US observe the moon using optical means (the red shaded area on the map).
For more information, please visit the website of ISNA at

Therefore, our first day of Ramadan is going to betomorrow inshallah and Taraweeh prayer will start from this evening after the Isha prayer

Jazakum Allah khair and may Allah accept your fasting and good deeds in this month

EC and BOT committees of the ICM