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CAIR Rep Joins Dialogue on ‘Islam and American Politics’

Georgetown University holds a discussion on “Islam and American Politics: Deepening the Dialogue.”
The Washington Daybook
WHEN: April 3, 10 a.m.
LOCATION: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building
CONTACT: 202-687-4328 [Note: Media RSVP required to Andrea Fereshteh at, 202-687-4328 or]
PARTICIPANTS: Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn.; Sally Quinn, co-moderator of the Washington Post-Newsweek Interactive’s On Faith Web site; Akbar Ahmed, chairman of Islamic studies at American University; Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations; Zahid Bukhari, director of the American Muslims Studies Program at Georgetown University; John DeGioia, president of Georgetown University; Sherif El-Diwany, Middle East director of the World Economic Forum; John Esposito, professor at Georgetown University; Ari Gordon, assistant director for interreligious affairs at the American Jewish Committee; Jane McAuliffe, dean of Georgetown College at Georgetown University; Dalia Mogahed, senior analyst and executive director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies; Jane Ramsey, executive director of the Jewish Council for Urban Affairs; Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners ministries and magazine; and Zainab Al-Suwaij, co-founder and executive director of the American Islamic Congress


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