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CAIR-NJ: New Jersey Interfaith Coalition to Condemn hateVandalism of Congressional Candidate Home

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 10/10/16) – On Tuesday, October 11, the New Jersey Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) will join other Faith Based organizations at a news conference to condemn the vandalism of the home of Peter Jacob of Union, NJ, a candidate for Congress in the 7th District.

WHAT: New Jersey Interfaith organizations to condemn Ani-Semitic graffiti

WHEN: Tuesday, October 11, 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: 725 Colonial Ave Union Twp., New Jersey

CONTACT: CAIR-NJ Executive Director James Sues, 908-668-5900, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 “This kind of hate crime cannot be tolerated.  We ask for a full investigation.” Said James Sues, Executive Director of the New Jersey Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations,   “When any group is singled out for hate we all have to stand together for justice and tolerance.”

SEE: http://newjersey.news12.com/news/swastika-drawn-in-front-of-congressional-candidate-peter-jacob-s-home-in-union-1.12426647

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CAIR: New Jersey Muslims to Condemn NYC and NJ Bombings and Urge Unity

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 09/19/16) – On Tuesday, September 20, the New Jersey Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) will join other Muslim organizations at a news conference to condemn the bombings in NYC and NJ and to urge unity in the community.  

WHAT: New Jersey Muslims to condemn NYC and NJ bombings

WHEN: Tuesday, September 20, 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Muslim Community Center of Union County, 964-984 Magie Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07208

CONTACT: CAIR-NJ Executive Director James Sues, 908-668-5900, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On Monday, CAIR’s national office issued a statement in response to the attacks that read in part:

“We welcome the arrest of the suspect in this case and hope this ends the series of potentially-deadly incidents. American Muslims, like all Americans reject extremism and violence, and seek a safe and secure nation. Our nation is most secure when we remain united and reject the fear-mongering and guilt by association often utilized following such attacks. We stand together with our fellow Americans in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota as we deal with the troubling phenomenon of domestic terrorism.”

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CAIR-New Jersey to Present Award to Olympic Bronze Medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad at Parade to be Held in Her Honor

 (SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 9/9/16) - On Saturday September 10, the New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) will present Olympic Bronze Medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad with the "Breaking Barriers Award" at a parade to be held in her honor in Maplewood, N.J.  A native of Maplewood, Muhammad is the first American Muslim to compete on the US Olympic team wearing the Hijab.  Muhammad won the Bronze Medal for fencing in the team competition at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

WHAT: CAIR-New Jersey to present Olympic Medalist, Ibtihaj Muhammad with the Breaking Barriers Award

WHEN: Saturday, September 10, 11:00 am

WHERE: Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ 07040

CONTACT: Jim Sues, 908-668-5900, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

To learn more about CAIR, go to: http://www.cair.com or http://nj.cair.com

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