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ISNA Attendees: Tour CAIR's Capitol Hill HQ During Open House

CAIR-logoRegister for CAIR 19th annual banquet at ISNA booth
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/29/13) -- On Sunday afternoon, members of CAIR's board and senior staff will host an informal open house and offer tours of our Capitol Hill headquarters in Washington, D.C., for Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) conference attendees.

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Kansas Methodist Church-Goers Enjoy Islamic Experience

Kansas-interfaith-lunchBy Phil Anderson, The Topeka-Capital Journal

A few months ago, members of six United Methodist churches in central Kansas decided it was time to learn more about the Islamic faith.

The challenge: How to go about the task?

Sure, there were books, films and Internet sites geared to introducing people to Islam.

But that lacked a personal connection, and didn't allow Methodists the chance to meet Muslims on an individual basis.

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Islamic Banks Could Be the Answer to America's Over-Reliance on Credit And Risk

house-soldBy Christopher Harress, International Business Times

Islamic banking is a growing option in America as various Islamic banks pop up across the country to service those who wish to preserve Shari'aa law or those who just want to use an Islamic bank. They welcome all customers, and there are some very interesting features that could make you consider turning to an Islamic institution before you take out that next loan.

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Registration Now Available Online for CAIR Annual Banquet

Banquet2013Past events have been sold out, no tickets are sold at the door -- so register TODAY to reserve your place!

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/20/13) -- Registration for CAIR’s September 28th annual banquet at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va., is now available online. In past years, the banquet has sold out. No tickets will be sold at the door, so register TODAY to reserve your place.

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Hijab Incident Prompts Mass. Bar Examiners to Review Religious Clothing Rules

Iman-Abdulrazzak-2Lisa Wangsness, Boston Globe

Iman Abdulrazzak, an observant Muslim, realized at the last minute that she needed special permission to wear her headscarf while taking the Massachusetts bar exam. She scrambled to fax her request for an exemption to the ban on hats and other headwear. She called the board's office in Boston repeatedly to make sure it got through.

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Muslims gather in Richmond to celebrate Ramadan's end

Richmond-Eid-2013By Laura Kebede, Richmond Times-Dispatch

About 1,500 Muslims from around Virginia gathered at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Thursday morning to end the month-long fast of Ramadan. The worldwide ceremony Eid al-Fitr, which includes prayer, teaching and eating with family and friends, marks the end of fasting from food and drink from sunrise to sunset that started July 9 this year.

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