Thousands of Western Massachusetts Muslims socially distance together for Eid al-Adha amid pandemic

Maria Alqaisy watches the Imam start the ceremony for Eid al-Adha at the Big E grounds in West Springfield. She came with her sister Hajer and father Omar for the service. (Douglas Hook / MassLive)Muslims from across Western Massachusetts gathered at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield to celebrate the holy day that’s from the lunar-based Islamic calendar by gathering to pray together on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition on Friday, while observing social distancing regulations during the coronavirus pandemic…more: masslive