(CINCINNATI, OH, 11/8/2004) – The Cincinnati office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Ohio) said today that some 150 people, including public officials, civic leaders and members of the interfaith community, turned out on Sunday for its 1st Annual Ramadan Iftar Banquet. (“Iftar” is the meal eaten after sunset to break the fast each day during
the observance of Ramadan.)
“It is important for American Muslims to reach out to their neighbors of all faiths in an atmosphere of sharing and mutual respect,” said CAIR-Ohio’s Cincinnati Director Karen Dabdoub. The evening’s program included presentations on Ramadan and CAIR.
CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has 29 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada.
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