Media Advisory: CAIR-Chicago to Host “Taste of Ramadan” Iftar and Cook-off

Over a Hundred Guests will Gather to Break Bread, Enjoy Diverse Cuisines

(CHICAGO, IL, 8/24/10) CAIR-Chicago is hosting its annual “Taste of Ramadan” cook-off and Iftar August 26 in its downtown office. Over a hundred friends and supporters of CAIR-Chicago are expected to attend.
Iftar is an Arabic term that refers to the meal eaten when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Iftar is often done as a community, with Muslims gathering to break their fast together.
Dinner items will reflect the diversity of the Muslim community, with cuisine from East Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and the Americas.
Guests will break bread at sunset, which is at approximately 7:30 PM.
All are welcome to come enjoy the food and good company.
What: “Taste of Ramadan” Iftar
When: Thursday, August 26, 7:00pm
Where: 28 E. Jackson Blvd., Ste. 1700, Chicago, IL 60604
CAIR-Chicago is a chapter of America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding

CONTACT: Executive Director Ahmed Rehab, or Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif, or call 312-212-1520.