2015 Events


December 25, 2015

  • Responding to Questions About Islam & Muslims, Daesh, and Terrorism

December 19, 2015

  • Know Your Rights Workshop at Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley

December 13, 2015

  • “Out of Cordoba” Film Screening at the Friends Center

December 11, 2015

  • Villanova University – Arab & Muslim Customs: Myths and Realities

November 30, 2015

  • Islam & Modernity: Compatible or Cross Purpose? at Penn State-Brandywine

November 21, 2015

  • “Know Your Rights” Panel and Workshop at Church of the Advocate in Philadelphia PA

November 19, 2015

  • “Out of Cordoba” Documentary Screening at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE

November 18, 2015

  • “Out of Cordoba” Documentary Screening at Temple University “Islamic Awareness Week”

November 16, 2015

  • Presentation: Professionalism in Islam by A. Fazlullah at West Chester University

November 15, 2015

  • Presentation: The FBI and Entrapment in the American Muslim Community at the Friends Center

November 7, 2015

  • A. Fazlullah presentation at Penn State-Berks MSA Interfaith Dinner

    The Muslim Student Association (MSA) of Penn State-Berks, in Reading, PA, hosted an Interfaith Dinner. Speakers A. Fazlullah (CAIR-Philadelphia Executive Committee Member), Pastor David Hershey (chaplain and advisor to the Christian Student Fellowship), and Rabbi Matthew Abelson (Kesher Zion Synagogue) addressed the topic of “The Importance of Interfaith Dialogue and its textual basis in each tradition.” In attendance were nearly 70 students and community members, including Dr. R. Keith Hillkirk, the Chancellor of Penn State-Berks.

November 2, 2015

  • Jacob Bender on Panel on Islamophobia at Swarthmore College

October 31, 2015

  • “Out of Cordoba” Screening at Quba Institute

October 2015

  • Islamic Heritage Month

October 30, 2015

  • Ryan Houldin at Alhidaya Masjid

October 29, 2015

  • Lecture: “How Do Muslims View Others and Themselves?” by CAIR Executive Committee Member A. Fazlullah at Penn State Brandywine Campus

    The Muslim Student Association (MSA) of Penn State-Brandywine hosted an event discussing “How Muslims View Themselves and Others.” CAIR-Philadelphia was invited to speak on the topic. The first half was a talk explaining the basics of Islamic tenets, theology, practice and history. During the second half, questions were fielded from the 50+ students in attendance.

October 24, 2015

  • Peace Forum – Living Together: The Art of Religious Tolerance (Jacob Bender on panel)

October 20, 2015

  • Muslim Capitol Day in Harrisburg, PA

October 2, 2015

  • Ryan Houldin at Masjid al-Madinah

September 30, 2015 

  • Jacob attends Governor Wolf’s signing of the Pledge to Combat Bigotry

September 11, 2015

  • Ryan Houldin and Jacob Bender visit Temple University


  • Understanding Islam (10-Part Course) in Newtown, PA

August 28, 2015

  • Ryan Houldin visits Islamic Society of Chester County

August 21, 2015

  • Ryan Houldin visits Islamic Community Center of Lancaster
  • Jacob Bender visits Al-Aqsa Islamic Society

August 14, 2015

  • Jacob Bender visits Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley

July 17, 2015

  • Legal Clinic at Foundation for Islamic Education

July 3, 2015

  • Legal Clinic at Zubaida Foundation

June 28, 2015

  • Interfaith Iftar at Friends Center

June-July, 2015

  • Sharing Ramadan Events

May 30, 2015

  • Do it for the Deen Youth Symposium

April 19, 2015

  • “Out of Cordoba” Screening at Masjidullah

March 11, 2015

  • “End-of-Life Care in the Muslim Tradition” presentation for Jefferson Medical College students

March 7, 2015

  • CAIR-Philadelphia 9th Annual Banquet

February 24, 2015

  • Chancellor’s Forum: Charlie Hebdo and Free Speech

February 5, 2015

  • Intro to Islam at North Penn High School

    CAIR-Philadelphia presented an Introduction to Islam talk at North Penn High School in Lansdale, PA. Presentations took place from first through fourth periods. In total, nearly 200 students at one of the largest public high schools in Montgomery County participated. Since the students had already studied the basics of Islam, such as the 5 pillars, the event exposed students to concepts such as scriptural analysis of Surah Al-Fatiha, the continuity of revelations and prophets among the Abrahamic faiths, being Muslim in America and discussion of contemporary events.

January 29, 2015

  • “Out of Cordoba” Screening at the Friends Center

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