Hands of Peace

Dr. Shakeela Hassan, CAIR-Chicago Board member, and Fadi Farhan, Director of Governmental Relations, took part in a gathering of Palestinian and Israeli children aged 14 to 16 hosted by Islamic Foundation in Villa Park on Friday, July 15, 2005. The gathering was part of a program called Hands of Peace; Hands of Peace brings children from Palestinian as well as Israeli homes together in the United States to interact and create dialogue on the personal level. CAIR-Chicago was proud to take part in the effort and congratulates the children involved for their courage in confronting the many issues involved in the conflict directly and frankly.

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