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calendar-HEAD-smMuslims observe Lailat al Miraj (May 27), the day they believe the Prophet Muhammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem and then ascended from Haram al-Sharif, the Temple Mount, to Heaven, where he received the command from Allah that Muslims pray five times a day.

Christians observe Ascension Day (May 29), which commemorates the bodily ascension of Jesus into heaven.