The new Islamic stamp has some Americans irate…what does it mean?
A new stamp commemorating the two most significant festivals in Islam has some Americans demanding answers.
Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr celebrate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, and the end of Ramadan, respectively. This purple and gold stamp, designed by Mohamed Zakaria, commemorates those festivals and the calligraphy translates to “May your Eid be bountiful (or blessed).”
Some people are offended by the imagery.
Despite protests, Islam is not the only religion featured on stamps issued by the USPS.
There are/have been stamps that have the “Madonna and Child” painting, a Chanukah Menorah.
A Kwanzaa stamp has also been featured, despite the questionable
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