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<p class="ecxMsoNormal"><span style='font-family: "Century Schoolbook","serif"; font-size: 12pt;'>The B’nai Israel Synagogue board voted to lend its support to a protest happening this Tuesday downtown at the Empire Theater.<span> 
</span>The evangelical Christian speaker, <span class="ecxSpellE">Usama</span> K. <span class="ecxSpellE">
Dakdok</span>, was sponsored to speak against Islam by a local Christian radio station, Q-FM, and details of the event were also reported in the
<a href="http://www.grandforksherald.com/news/region/3700519-protest-planned-anti-islam-speaker-who-called-islam-disease" target="_blank">
Monday issue of the Grand Forks Herald</a>.</span></p>
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<p class="ecxMsoNormal"><span style='font-family: "Century Schoolbook","serif"; font-size: 12pt;'>UND’s Muslim Student Organization has led an effort to organize a protest against
<span class="ecxSpellE">Dakdok’s</span> message, and what he asserts is the truth about their religious beliefs.<span> 
</span>Those who may wish to join the protest can refer to the two additional “interfaith” flyers attached to this message for more details and organizational meetings.</span></p>
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<p class="ecxMsoNormal"><span style='font-family: "Century Schoolbook","serif"; font-size: 12pt;'>I intend to participate in the organization meeting this evening (Monday) taking place at the dance studio of “The Lovely Dozen,” at
</span><span style='font-family: "Century Schoolbook","serif";'>311 South 4<sup>th</sup> Street, at 7PM.<span> 
</span>I will also try to attend the actual (silent) protest on Tuesday, intended for 5:30-6:30PM (prior to the start of this event) outside the Empire Theater.</span></p>
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<p class="ecxMsoNormal"><span style='font-family: "Century Schoolbook","serif";'>Those who also wish to participate individually or as part of this organized protest are encouraged to do so.
<span> </span>You may refer to the attached documents, or contact me or the event organizers for more information.</span></p>
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<p class="ecxMsoNormal"><span style='font-family: "Century Schoolbook","serif";'>Victor Lieberman</span></p>
<p class="ecxMsoNormal"><span style='font-family: "Century Schoolbook","serif";'>President</span></p>
<p class="ecxMsoNormal"><span style='font-family: "Century Schoolbook","serif";'>B’nai Israel Synagogue</span><span style='font-family: "Century Schoolbook","serif"; font-size: 12pt;'>
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