CAIR-MA Condemns Anti-Semitic Vandalism Targeting Framingham Synagogue

(BOSTON, MA, 9/9/21) – The Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MA), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the anti-Semitic vandalism discovered earlier today at Temple Beth Sholom in Framingham, which also houses the MetroWest Jewish Day School.     SEE:  Police Investigating Hate Crime at Framingham Temple  “Massachusetts Muslims stand in […]

CAIR Welcomes Temporary Halt to Sale of Historic African-American Burial Ground in Maryland

(BALTIMORE, MD, 9/5/21) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed a judge’s order to temporarily halt the sale of the historic Moses Macedonia African Cemetery in Bethesda, Md., until further deliberation on the sale in September. On Wednesday, Montgomery County Judge Karla Smith issued a temporary restraining order resulting from a lawsuit filed […]

CAIR Welcomes Official End of U.S. Military Presence in Afghanistan, Commends President Biden for Ending America’s Longest War

(WASHINGTON, DC – 8/31/2021) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the official end of U.S. military presence in Afghanistan and commended President Biden for ending America’s longest war. In a statement, CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said:  “We welcome the official end […]