Tagged ‘Islam’

WBEZ 91.5: Ahmed Rehab urges caution when discussing Chechen suspects [AUDIO]

In this hour-long radio interview, Ahmed Rehab joins WBEZ staff to discuss reactions to the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aymen Abdel Halim to present lecture at Drake University in Des Moines, March 13

CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim is scheduled to present a lecture entitled “The Media and Islam” on Wednesday, March 13th at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Aymen Abdel Halim to speak at Carthage College Diversity Summit

On Thursday, March, 14, 2013, CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim will be speaking about U.S. media portrayals of Islam and Muslims at an event hosted by Carthage College as a part of their first Diversity Summit. 

Ahmed Rehab to speak on Islamophobia at AIC

CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, will be included as part of a panel to discuss religious bigotry at the American Islamic College on February 23rd.

State of Belief Radio: Taking back Islam from extremists with “My Jihad”

CAIR-Chicago Executive Director and founder of the #MyJihad campaign, Ahmed Rehab, and Rev. Welton Gaddy discuss the purpose of the campaign and what it hopes to achieve.

PRESS RELEASE: Graffiti sprayed on Muslim cemetery sign in La Grange Park, Illinois

(CHICAGO, IL, 1/15/2013) ­ The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) today urged law enforcement authorities to consider a possible bias motive for graffiti targeting the main sign of the Muslim Cemetery of Greater Chicago at Parkholm cemetery in La Grange Park, Ill.

Chicago Now: My Jihad – Loss and Heartbreak

Taking back the term “Jihad” continues to spark passionate involvement. Dr. Hassaballa shares a personal story about what his Jihad is and how it is an everyday struggle to endure.

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Letter to the Editor: USA Today, what’s in a name?

In a recent article titled “Israel warns against Palestinian U.N. bid,” dated on November 29th, 2012, USA Today failed to administer a culturally sensitive report, which I find reprehensible by way of lazy journalism.

Ahmed Rehab to speak at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – November 1st and 2nd

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.

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