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American Muslims may be able to successfully avoid Valentines, Thanksgiving and Halloween celebrations but Christmas is getting harder and harder to escape. Firstly, it is getting larger than life with the entire country decked in beautiful Christmas celebrations, carols chiming on the roads, charity drives, sales and gigantic Christmas trees. Secondly, like Eid is for Muslims, Christmas is the biggest holiday for Christians and hence, they go all out for it. Thirdly, there are social pressures and stigma related to eluding Christmas celebrations in universities, work and neighborhood. So in short, I can confidently say that although American Muslims are not celebrating but are actively participating in Christmas celebrations. For instance, a Muslim may not be decorating her home with decorations but must be going to a neighbor’s place for Christmas lunch. The question which arises is it that bad to participate in a holiday of another religion? Read More Info: American Muslims