While several groups have launched fundraising campaigns for Israel, an atmosphere fueled by fear has hindered their Islamic and Arabic counterparts.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab, Civil Rights Coordinator Christina Abraham, and Governmental Relations Coordinator Sadiya Ahmed had a meeting on Thursday, August 10, 2006 with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky at her Evanston office.
Jim Williams: In Lebanon rockets rained down on parts of Beirut. 5 members, 1 family were killed in their home in an Israeli air strike. Tonight the violence in the Middle East took center stage at a Fundraiser on Chicago’s north side.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab, Governmental Relations Coordinator Sadiya Ahmed, Communications Coordinator Sultan Muhammad, and the Mosque Foundation’s Sheikh Kifah Mustafa met with Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) Wednesday, August 2, 2006 at his district office.
CAIR-Chicago commends the efforts of Congressmen Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Danny Davis (D-IL) for signing on as co-sponsors to House Resolution 450 which called for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East.
(CBS) CHICAGO There is no end in sight to the escalating violence in the Middle East, and evacuees can’t get out fast enough.
The Hanania household has a curio cabinet adorned with a menorah and Torah, doorways with hanging mezuzahs (a tiny scroll for blessings and luck) and an elaborate ketubah marking a Jewish marriage.
Religious zealots waste no time declaring natural disasters to be divine punishment. They cite different divine motivations – invariably, causes that matter to them personally.
CAIR-Chicago participated in Foundation Fair at Islamic Foundation in Villa Park on Sunday, June 12. The Foundation Fair was an enjoyable afternoon bazaar of booths filled with everything from international cuisine of the Middle East, Persia, and South Asia to booths containing ethnic clothing and jewelry.
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