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Tues. February 22: Two events: “Understanding Islam: 50 Questions” with Imam Dr. Amer Araim

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Title: “Understanding Islam: 50 Questions” with Imam Dr. Amer Araim
TWO events/ Location: 12:30 p.m.-Messiah Lutheran Church, 801 High Street, Santa Cruz AND 7:30 p.m.- Book Reading & Discussion . Capitola Book Café, 1475 41st Avenue, Capitola

12:30p.m., Luncheon & Talk p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, 801 High Street, Santa Cruz

7:30 p.m., Book Reading & Discussion , Capitola Book Café, 1475 41st Avenue, Capitola

Dr. Amer Araim was born in Iraq, earned his B.A. in law in Baghdad and M.A. and Ph.D in New York and teaches at Diablo Valley College in dthe East Bay. Araim served in the Iraqi Foreign Service and then for more than two decades as a foreign policy specialist with the UN, specializing in global movements against Apartheid and Colonization. Araim has served as an Imam since 1999. Following 9/11, he spoke widely about Islam and discovered that many Americans want to know more about Islam. Araim has devoted his life to improving Americans’ understanding of Islam and US relations with Moslem countries.

Luncheon and copy of Araim’s book: $20. Luncheon only $10.00. Evening program at Book Café free.

12:30 p.m. event: Lunch $10; Book $10; Lunch & Book $20. $5-10 sliding-scale donation suggested for event.

7:30 p.m. event free of charge.

Space limited. Reservations suggested to 831.423.1626 or imamaraiminsantacruz@yahoo.com

Sponsored by (List in formation) the Resource Center for Nonviolence
For more info: www.rcnv.org or 831.423.162
&
Palestine Israel Action Committee
www.palestineisraelactioncommittee.com/home


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