CAIR-NJ Welcomes Bias Intimidation Charges Against Woman Who Spat on Muslim Family Outside Jersey City Polling Place

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., 11/09/2018) – The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today welcomed bias intimidation charges against a woman who spat on, threatened, and used racial slurs against a Muslim family outside of a Jersey City polling place on Tuesday.

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70+ Turn Out for First New Jersey ‘Muslim Day of Advocacy at the State House’ Hosted by CAIR-NJ, Coalition Partners

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., 12/18/18) – More than 70 New Jersey Muslims took part in over 30 meetings yesterday with lawmakers and their staff during the first “Muslim Day of Advocacy at the State House” in Trenton, N.J.

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CAIR-NJ Calls for Dismissal of Municipal Employees Who Shared Anti-Muslim, Racist Posts

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 2/8/2019) — The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today called for the dismissal of three Hamilton Township municipal employees who shared racist and Islamophobic posts to their Facebook accounts.

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CAIR-NJ Condemns Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques, Urges Stepped-Up Security by Muslim Communities in U.S., Worldwide

CAIR-NJ Condemns Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques, Urges Stepped-Up Security by Muslim Communities in U.S., Worldwide

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – 3/15/2019) – The New Jersey Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ), today mourned the deaths of more than 40 worshipers gunned down in terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, during prayers on Friday, condemned the apparent anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant hate that motivated the attacks and urged mosques in the United States and worldwide to step up security measures.

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CAIR-NJ Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Verbal Abuse Targeting Muslim Woman in Front of Her House in Jersey City

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., 3/19/2019) – The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today called for a hate crime investigation of an incident in which a woman verbally-abused a Muslim woman who was wearing and Islamic head scarf, or hijab.

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CAIR-New Jersey Joins Wayne Mayor in Condemning Bigoted Flyer

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., 3/27/2019) – The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-New Jersey) today joined Wayne Mayor Christopher P. Vergano in condemning an Islamophobic flyer that was circulated in the neighborhood where a sign had been posted on the front of a house that was written in Arabic.

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CAIR-New Jersey Welcomes Hate Crime Investigation in East Brunswick High School Attack

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., 4/12/2019) – The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-New Jersey) today welcomed hate a crime investigation against a female high school student who was engaged in a fight with a female Muslim student on school grounds on Wednesday.  In the course of the alteration the Muslim student’s hijab, or headscarf was torn off and the other student hurled racist slurs.

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CAIR-NJ Condemns Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found at Summit School

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 4/19/2018) — The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned recent anti-Semitic vandalism of a girl’s bathroom at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School in Summit, NJ.

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CAIR New Jersey Urges Muslim Communities to Step Up Security During Upcoming Ramadan Fast

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., 4/30/19) – The New Jersey Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is urging Muslim communities in New Jersey to step up security during the month-long fast of Ramadan (rom-a-don) that begins on or about May 6.*

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