Thursday, June 22, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Fellowship Hall - Presbyterian Church of Madison , 19 Green Ave, in the Parish House, Madison, NJ US 07940

Coordinator: Rev. A. Craig Dunn

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The Beloved Community of the Madison Area invites you to a “Meet the Muslims Next Door” Potluck Community Dinner Ramadan Iftar and Panel on Islam. 

Bring food to share as we celebrate and break the Ramadan fast together in the Beloved Community! Panel Q&A about Islam will be followed by dinner!

Potluck Dietary restrictions: Please, no recipes using pork or alcohol.

Panelists

Imam Mubasher Ahmad
Mubasher Ahmad devotes his life to the message of Islam sharing its relevant tenets with the community and his congregation. He is a sought-after academic, religious, and civic public speaker promoting multicultural and interfaith understanding. He serves the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC) as the Imam (prayer-leader) of Baitul Samee Mosque in Houston, Texas. Author of numerous Islamic publications, Imam Ahmad is Editor-in-Chief of The Muslim Sunrise quarterly magazine – the first and the longest running American-Muslim periodical (since 1921) in the U.S.A.

Tariq Sharif
Tariq Sharif is Director of Public Affairs for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Central Jersey. Born to Muslim American parents, he is active in interfaith and community dialogue reinforcing the peaceful non-violent teachings of True Islam. Tariq is a Marketing and Operations executive at a local Fortune 1000 company, and is the co-founder of Storied Lives which fosters intergenerational community relationships.

Mazher Ahmad
Mazher Ahmad is a first generation Muslim American and a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Central Jersey. He is passionate about bridge-building community interfaith dialog dispelling misconceptions about Islam. Mazher is a regular contributor to The Muslim Sunrise, the longest running American-Muslim periodical in the United States, and is the Global Head of Talent Acquisition & Organizational Development for a leading life sciences company.