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CAIR-SV Participates in ‘Celebration of Abraham’

The audience in the Celebration of Abraham in Davis, CA.

The audience in the Celebration
of Abraham in Davis, CA.

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 1/12/2005) The Sacramento Valley office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) recently co-sponsored a “Celebration of Abraham” interfaith event in Davis, Calif., that drew more than 500 members of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities.

The event included readings from scriptures of the various faith traditions and culminated with the attendees breaking bread in a symbolic gesture of friendship.

Sr. Anisa Warsame reading the translation of Holy Quran

Sr. Anisa Warsame reading the
translation of Holy Quran

Dr. Hamza ElNakhal, a member of Celebration of Abraham Committee, said, “Interfaith events are important in shedding misconceptions about other and help develop understanding among people.”

CONTACT: CAIR-SV Secretary, Maren Shawesh 916-441-6269

 

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