Dr. Hafez Rehman, a member of the board of trustees...

Dr. Hafez Rehman, a member of the board of trustees of the Masjid Darul Quran Mosque in Bay Shore, is shown in front of the mosque. (Sept. 8, 2010) Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

Muslims on Long Island mark the end of the monthlong Ramadan holy season starting Thursday and Friday morning with a three-day holiday. But the Eid ul-Fitr festival and feast this year partly coincides with the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, prompting some Muslims to tone down the celebration.

At least one mosque, the Masjid Darul Quran in Bay Shore, the largest mosque in Suffolk County, has canceled plans for a communal dinner that normally attracts at least 200 families at the end of monthlong Ramadan daytime fasting, said Hafez Rehman, a past president of the mosque.

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