Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Postal Service Issues Eid Postage Stamp

On June 10, the U.S. Postal Service announced the issuance of a new Eid Greetings Forever Stamp, recognizing the Muslim festivals of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. The ceremony releasing the postage stamp was held at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan.  A second special ceremony was held on June 13 at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, KY. World Religion News has more on the dedication ceremony and on reactions to the issuance of the stamp during this period of political tension over Muslim immigration.