(TAMPA, FL, 11/9/2004) – The Florida office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL) said today that more than 200 people attended its interfaith Ramadan Iftar banquet Sunday evening in Hernando County. (Iftar is the meal eaten after sunset each day during the Islamic fast of Ramadan.)
The banquet, held in cooperation with the Islamic Community of Hernando County, was part of CAIR’s nationwide “Sharing Ramadan” program.
Several interfaith leaders and public officials took part in the dinner, including county commissioners and representatives of the Hernando County Human Rights Commission.
SEE: “Sharing Food, Faith, Muslims Dispel Fears”
CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, is headquartered in
Washington, D.C., and has 29 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada.
The group’s Florida office has chapters in Broward and Tampa.
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CAIR PARTICIPATES IN CFR INTERFAITH IFTAR
A CAIR representative took part in an interfaith iftar hosted by the
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Monday, November 8 in Washington D.C.
Among invited guests were officials from the Department of State, Office of
the Secretary of Defense, Congress, and Department of Defense.