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CAIR-Philly Offers Screening of ‘Muhammad’ Video

CAIR-Philly Offers Screening of ‘Muhammad’ Video
Programs will focus on life and legacy of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad

(PHILADELPHIA, PA, 2/16/06)- On Saturday, February 18, the Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philly), in conjunction with the Foundation for Islamic Education (FIE), will sponsor a free public screening of a portion of the PBS documentary “Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet.” Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited. Please call to make reservations.

WHEN: Saturday, February 18, 2006; 12:00 – 2:15 PM and repeated on Saturday, February 25, 2006; 4:00 – 6:15 PM.
WHERE: The Foundation for Islamic Education; 1860 Montgomery Ave; Villanova, PA
CONTACT: CAIR-Philly Communications Director Adeeba Al-Zaman, 215.592.0509, E-Mail: adeeba@cairphilly.org; FIE General Manager, Manal El-Menshawy, 610.520.9624 x234

CAIR’s year-long initiative, “Explore the Life of Muhammad,” was prompted by the worldwide controversy over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad and is designed to turn a negative incident into a positive learning opportunity.

Visitors to CAIR’s campaign website, http://www.cair.com/Muhammad/, will be able to choose either a DVD of the PBS documentary “Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet” or the book “Muhammad” by Yahiya Emerick. The website will also feature a 13-minute online clip from the DVD and excerpts from the book.

 

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