Islamic Holiday Stamp (S559)
From: rfslick on 10/5/2007
This U.S. postage
stamp commemorates the Islamic holidays of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.
The EID postage stamp was introduced by the United States Postal Service
as part of their Holiday Celebrations Series on 1 September 2001, just
ten days before the September 11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington.
The EID stamp has since been reissued at updated first-class postage rates
in 2002, 2006, and most recently in September 2007.
Others may find the
the issuing of this stamp as mistake considering the seven attacks on U.S.
planes, ships, and buildings (including the Trade Center in New York) by
Muslim extremists. I find it a refreshing example of USA's religious
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