Tagged ‘Islam’

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.

Aymen Abdel Halim teaches “Media and Islam” at DePaul University this Winter

Are you a student at DePaul? Are you interested in the media and issues related to Islam and Muslims? Well, you’re in luck!

The Badger Herald: Union South hosts event aimed at examining prejudice of Muslims

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.

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