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Timothy N. Welbeck, Esq., CAIR- Philadelphia’s Civil Rights Attorney, responded to more than 150 incidents of hate speech, workplace harassment, and bullying of school-age Muslim children in 2018. He is on pace to field the same amount, if not more, prospective clients in 2019.

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Vote the Primaries on May 21

Polls are open until 8:00 pm today!

Supported with a generous grant from SEAMAAC, CAIR-Philadelphia conducted a comprehensive Get Out the Vote Campaign in four counties (Philadelphia, Delaware, Bucks, and Montgomery), five locations (Masjid Al-Falah, Muslim Youth Center of Philadelphia, Zubaida Foundation, North Penn Mosque, and Masjid Al-Madinah/Upper Darby Islamic Center), and in five languages (we distributed a sermon that emphasized the importance of voting from an Islamic point of view in Bangla, Urdu, Hindi, Indonesian, and Burmese).

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Ramadan Mubarak

Help Defend the Muslim Community

On the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, the CAIR-Philadelphia Staff, Executive Committee and Advisory Board wish you and your families Ramadan Mubarak, Ramadan Kareem, a Happy and Blessed Ramadan. During this sacred month, please consider making a donation to CAIR-Philadelphia. We are a nonprofit organization and all contributions to CAIR are tax-deductible and zakat-eligible.

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Muslim Community Condemns Anti-Semitism

In response to news reports about a community event involving students at Muslim American Society of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights organization, today reaffirmed its condemnation of any and all manifestations of anti-Semitism.

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The Tragic and Troubled Road to a Jewish-Muslim Rapprochement

Charleston SC, Pittsburgh PA, Christchurch NZ, and now Poway CA; the roll-call list grows and grows as once again we recoil in horror and anger at the carnage. We should not, however, allow our grief to blind us from the fact that all these crimes were all committed against Jews and Muslims and African Americans by young white men committed to a racist ideology that believes that these three groups pose an existential threat to “White Christian America.”

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