Media Advisory: Upcoming Chicago Muslim Events Marking 9/11
'TIES THAT BIND' 9/11 INTERFAITH GATHERING AT MOSQUE WHAT: 'Ties That Bind' is a documentary that premiered in Barcelona at the Parliament of World’s Religions’ and UNESCO’s “Pathways to Peace” conference and has aired several times on Chicago’s PBS Television Station, WTTW11. Since then, a dozen town hall meetings have brought local diverse groups together. On the fifth Anniversary of 9/11, the Muslim community of Bridgeview is hosting such a gathering as a statement that hate and misunderstanding shall not prevail.
WHEN: Sunday, September 10, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
WHERE: The Mosque Foundation. 7360 W. 93rd St. Bridgeview, IL 60455. Phone: (708) 430-5666
CONTACT: Dr. Zaher Sahloul, Mosque Foundation President 708 935 6723 / firstname.lastname@example.org
MUSLIMS CO-LEAD INTERFAITH 9/11 PRAYER AT HISTORIC CHURCH
WHAT: Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, will join Chicago leaders of diverse faiths in prayer, commemorating the victims of 9/11.
WHEN: Monday, September 11, 7:00PM
WHERE: St. James Cathedral, 65 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. (312) 787-7360
MOSQUE PRAYER VIGIL TO MARK 9/11
WHAT: The Mosque Foundation of Bridgeview will host scores of Muslims from the neighborhood for a night time street vigil to mark the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks and commemorate the innocent lives lost.
WHEN: Monday, September 11, 9:15PM
WHERE: The Mosque Foundation (In front of the main entrance at the south corner). 7360 W. 93rd St. Bridgeview, IL 60455. Phone: (708) 430-5666
CO-SPONSORS: The Chicago Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago)
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