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Muslims to Hold ‘Sharing Ramadan’ Banquet


(CINCINNATI, 11/1/04) – On Sunday, November 7, the Cincinnati office of
the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Ohio) will host its 1st
annual Ramadan Iftar Banquet. Guests will include public officials, civic
leaders and members of the interfaith community. “Iftar” is the meal eaten
after sunset to break the fast each day during the Islamic observance of

WHAT: 1st Annual Interfaith Ramadan Iftar Banquet
WHEN: November 7, 2004, 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati

CONTACT: CAIR-OH, Cincinnati, Karen Dabdoub, 513-281-8200, E-Mail:; Brent Meyer, 513-276-1600

“As more than one billion Muslims worldwide observe the fasting of Ramadan,
it is important for the American Muslim community to reach out to its
neighbors as an example of true Islamic ideals,” said CAIR-Ohio’s
Cincinnati Director Karen Dabdoub. “We are pleased to be able to share our
American Muslim culture with our friends and neighbors during this special
month,” said Dabdoub.

The evening’s program will include presentations on Ramadan and CAIR-Ohio.
Ramadan is the month on the Islamic lunar calendar during which Muslims
abstain from food, drink and other sensual pleasures from break of dawn to

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, is headquartered in
Washington, D.C., and has 29 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada.

CONTACT: Karen Dabdoub, 513-281-8200, E-Mail:;
Brent Meyer, 513-276-1600, E-Mail:


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