CAIR-MN to Invite Business Owner Who Put Up ‘Muslims Get Out’ Sign to Visit Mosque

CAIR logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 9/20/2016) – Later today, the head of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will reach out to a Lonsdale, Minn., business owner who put up a “Muslims Get Out” sign outside his restaurant to invite him to meet with Muslim community leaders at the Islamic Center of Faribault.

CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein will invite Treats Family Restaurant owner Dan Ruedinger to the mosque so that he can interact with Muslims and learn more about Islam and the local Muslim community.

Video: Minnesota Restaurant Puts Up 'Muslims Get Out' Sign

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CAIR-NJ, Other Muslim Groups to Condemn NYC and NJ Bombings, Urge Unity

CAIR logo(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 9/19/16) – On Tuesday, September 20, the New Jersey Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) will join other Muslim organizations at a news conference in Elizabeth, N.J., to condemn the bombings in New York and New Jersey, and to urge unity in the community. 

WHAT: New Jersey Muslims to Condemn NYC and NJ Bombings

WHEN: Tuesday, September 20, 1 p.m.

WHERE: Muslim Community Center of Union County, 964-984 Magie Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07208

CONTACT: CAIR-NJ Executive Director James Sues, 908-668-5900, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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CAIR-MN, Muslim and Interfaith Leaders to Urge Unity Following St. Cloud Stabbings

CAIR logo(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 9/19/2016) – Later today, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join Muslim community and interfaith leaders at a press conference in St, Cloud, Minn., to urge unity in the wake of the Cross Road Mall stabbings.

WHAT: CAIR-MN, Muslim and Interfaith Leaders Hold Press Conference Urging Unity

WHEN: Monday, September 19, 5 p.m.

WHERE: Outside St. Cloud City Hall, St. Cloud, MN

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Video: CAIR-MN, Muslim Community Leaders Condemn St. Cloud Stabbings

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 9/18/2016) – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today joined Muslim community leaders at a press conference in St. Cloud, Minn., to respond to the Cross Road Mall stabbings.

Video: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein Speaks at News Conference of Minnesota Muslim Leaders (CNN)

“The Minnesota Muslim community condemns all such acts of violence as inexcusable and un-Islamic,” said CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein prior today’s news conference. "We are hopeful that the community will come together in a difficult tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.”

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