(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/26/06) – CAIR will this evening hold its fourth annual Capitol Hill Ramadan “iftar,” or fast-breaking meal, for congressional staffers, American Muslim community leaders and diplomats from Muslim nations.

WHAT: Fourth Annual Ramadan Iftar on Capitol Hill
WHEN: Tuesday, September 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (fast-breaking is at 6:59 p.m.)
MEDIA RSVP: E-Mail: arubin@cair.com or call 202-742-6412 (Limited space is available for media outlets that wish to cover the iftar.)

The iftar will feature the breaking of the fast and the Islamic sunset prayer (maghrib). It is designed to allow Muslim leaders, congressional staffers and elected officials to network on issues of mutual concern, to foster greater understanding of Islam and the American Muslim community and to show appreciation for staffers who have been working closely with Muslims.


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