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CAIR-NV: Stories of Religious Brotherhood from Al-Andalusia

(LAS VEGAS, NV, 12/3/2007) – On Thursday, December 6, the Nevada chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NV) and the Muslim Students Association of the University of Nevada Las Vegas will co-host a panel discussion on religious tolerance between Jews, Christians and Muslims in Islamic Spain.

Speakers include Rabbi Sanford Akselrad Congregation Ner Tamid (Henderson, Nevada), John Curry Ph.D Professor of Near Eastern & Islamic History (UNLV), and Patrick J. Moreo, Ed.D Professor and Chair of Food and Beverage Management (UNLV).

“The history of Al-Andalusia offers lessons about how to live together in an atmosphere of progress and tolerance,” says CAIR-NV Executive Director Yasser Moten.

WHEN: Thursday, December 6, 6 p.m.
WHERE: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Newman Community Center, University of Nevada Las Vegas
CONTACT: CAIR-NV Executive Director Yasser Moten, Tel: 702-448-8601, E-Mail: ymoten@cair.com

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 33 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, protect civil liberties, and empower American Muslims.

 

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