Monday, June 9, 2014

  • Hadith of the Day: Teach and Make Things Easy 
    The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "God did not send me to be harsh, or cause harm, but He sent me to teach and make things easy." Sahih Muslim
  • CAIR: MA Pastor Welcomes Receipt of Quran
    A few days after sharing this story with my congregation, an unexpected package arrived by mail. It seemed to many of us to be a providential coincidence. Inside the large cardboard box, we found a copy of the Koran, sent to us by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a group that is dedicated to overcoming many of the current misconceptions about Islam. The Koran was mailed as a gift, part of their educational efforts
  • Video: CAIR Co-Sponsors Dallas Walk Against Islamophobia

    • CAIR: Muslim Activists Walk in Dallas to Raise Awareness (DM News)
      Walk Against Islamophobia was hosted by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and a group of young Muslim activists called Enlightened Generations. . .CAIR's Alia Salem said she was pleased by the diversity among groups that chose to take part Saturday. “We want to promote activism in our youth, and so I am very happy and excited about the turnout,” she said. 
  • CAIR: Pamela Geller's Anti-Islam Ads Just the Latest Hate Targeting Minorities
    “Campaigns like this have been launched against the Jewish community, the Italian community, the Japanse community, the African American community for centuries, and [AFDI] is just the latest hateful social group to try and alienate others,” said Nihad Awad, CAIR’s executive director. “When she spreads false information we see it is important to reset the record and provide an opportunity for the public to learn about Islam.”

  • CAIR-LA Video: Champions of Justice for Advocacy

    • CAIR-MN: Free Legal Clinic Starts at Rondo Library (Pioneer Press)
      The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is beginning a monthly free legal clinic for people seeking advice on civil rights, housing, family law, immigration and employment. . .The second will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 25 at the library.

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