(JACKSONVILLE, FL, 11/1/2004) – The Florida office of the Council on
American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL), in cooperation with the Islamic
Center of Northeast Florida and the Islamic Circle of North America, will
host an interfaith Ramadan Iftar Banquet November 3rd in Jacksonville.
(Iftar is the meal eaten after sunset each day during the Islamic fast of
Ramadan.) Invited guests include local elected officials, as well as
interfaith and community leaders.
The effort is part of CAIR’s nationwide “Sharing Ramadan” program.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 3, 2004, 5-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Islamic Center of Northeast Florida, 2333 St. Johns Bluff Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32246
CONTACT: Parvez Ahmed, (904) 710-6514, E-Mail: email@example.com
“Iftar dinners offer an excellent opportunity for people of other faiths to
learn more about their Muslim neighbors,” said Parvez Ahmed, Chairman of
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.