CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab will be at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to present a lecture on the recent anti-Muslim film “The Innocence of Muslims”, the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) teachings, and East-West relations.
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab will be awarded the Prophetic Leadership Award by Arise Chicago.
CAIR-Chicago’s viewing party not only offered a chance for the community to watch the debate in a space other than their home, but it also gave the community an opportunity to express their views while exchanging and sharing their ideas on pertinent issues facing Americans.
Around 250 attendees filled Union South’s Varsity Hall Friday for a Muslim Students Association event to raise awareness of what they believe is a nation-wide misunderstanding of Islam.
Ahmed Rehab spoke at “Understanding Islamophobia in America,” which took place this past Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to raise awareness of the spread of intolerance against Muslims that is steadily on the rise.
In an exclusive interview, Executive Director of the Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Ahmed Rehab tells Gihan Shahine how Muslims should react to the current wave of anti-Islamic bigotry.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, will give the keynote address at a UW-Madison event entitled “Understanding Islamophobia in America” on Friday, October 19th.
CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab defines jihad as “the struggle against ignorance, injustice and hate. It is the struggle against the darkness in one’s own soul. It is the struggle to be patient in times of adversity.”
Suburban Muslims are using social media and other positive campaigns to counter anti-Islam messages in the wake of global protests — some violent — over a controversial video about Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, and anti-Muslim posters plastered in New York City subway stations.
Members of the Council on American-Islamic Relations arranged a viewing of the Senate’s hearing on hate crimes and domestic extremism at their headquarters. The hearing focused on exposing hate crimes and preventing domestic extremism in America.