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CAIR-CA: Muslims and Jews Build Bridges of Understanding

CAIR-CA: MUSLIMS AND JEWS BUILD BRIDGES OF UNDERSTANDING

(DAVIS, CA, 12/6/06) – On Monday, December 4, the Council on American on American-Islamic Relations Sacramento Valley chapter (CAIR-SV) gave a lecture titled “What We All Should Know About Islam” at Congregation Bet Haverim in Davis, Calif.

CAIR-SV Executive Director Basim Elkarra discussed the Abrahamic connection of Judaism and Islam. Elkarra also addressed Islamic beliefs and a history of Muslim-Jewish relations. More than 100 community members were in attendance.

“We thank Bet Haverim for hosting this important dialogue,” said CAIR-SV Executive Director Basim Elkarra. “We look forward to working with the Jewish community to help build bridges of understanding.” The lecture was sponsored by the Israel Peace Alternatives.

CONTACT: Basim Elkarra, 916-441-6269, Email: sacval@cair.com

 

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