EVENT ALERT: “Modern Islam: Engaging Questions of Faith, Fanatics, Democracy, and Reform”

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

To our members, Dr. Zuhdi Jasser will be participating in a panel debate later this week open to the public in Boston, MA.

The event is listed at this link at Boston.com

You can register at EVENTBRITE.com to hold a seat at this event which is free and open to the public.

Modern Islam: Engaging
questions of faith, fanatics, democracy, and reform

Mona Eltahawy, Zuhdi Jasser, and Bilal Kaleem with James Carroll

Thursday, Apr 22, 2010 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

at Main Function Room, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA

Admission is free and open to the public. Suffolk University Law School, Main Function Room, 120 Tremont St. Boston, MA. Wheelchair accessible and conveniently located near the Park St. MBTA Station. For more information call the Ford Hall Forum at 617-557-2007

Mona Eltahawy, award-winning New York-based journalist and commentator, international lecturer on Arab and Muslim issues; Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, Founding Member and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD), an American Muslim organization advocating for the separation of mosque and state ; and Bilal Kaleem, Executive Director of the Muslim American Society of Boston, join moderator James Carroll, Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Suffolk University, recipient of the James Parks Morton Interfaith Award, and Boston Globe columnist, to address the questions facing Islam, America, and democracy in the twenty-first century.

ABOUT the Ford Hall Forum

The Ford Hall Forum is the nation’s oldest continuously operating free public lecture series.

Its mission is to foster an informed and effective citizenry and to promote freedom of speech through the public presentation of lectures, debates and discussions. Forum events illuminate the key issues facing our society by bringing to its podium knowledgeable and thought-provoking speakers, including some of the most controversial opinion leaders of our times. These speakers are presented in person, for free, and in settings, which facilitate frank and open debate.

see www.fordhallforum.org for more information.

The American Islamic Forum for Democracy
P.O. Box 1832
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Tel: 602-254-1840
email: info@aifdemocracy.org

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