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CAIR-NY Co-Sponsors Manhattan Borough President Iftar

(NEW YORK, NY, 9/01/09) – On Wednesday, September 2, the New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) will join community members at the Second Annual Iftar Dinner hosted by Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer. (An “iftar” is a Ramadan fast-breaking meal.)

This year’s honorees include Jerrilynn Dodds, Dean of the College of Sarah Lawrence College and author of “New York Masjid: The Mosques of New York City,” Edward Grazda, documentary photographer and author of “New York Masjid: The Mosques of New York City,” the Islamic Center at NYU, Council Member Robert Jackson, and Professor Asha A. Samad from the City University of New York.
WHAT: Second Annual Manhattan Borough President Iftar Dinner
WHEN: Wednesday, September 2, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Educational Center, 3940 Broadway at 165th Street
CONTACT: CAIR-NY Community Affairs Director Faiza N. Ali, 212-870-2002, 718-724-3041,
The event is being co-sponsored by CAIR-NY, the Council of Peoples Organization, Dalia Mahmoud, Islamic Cultural Center of NY, Islamic Relief, Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood, Muslim Bar Association of New York, Muslim Consultative Network, Muslim Day Parade, Muslim Public Affairs Council and Women in Islam, Inc.


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