From The Resurgent: Why Did CAIR Back Out of an Interfaith ‘Islamophobia’ Debate in Florida?

What would happen if you promoted a debate on Islamophobia and only one side showed up? A capacity crowd at Congregation L’Dor Vador, a Reform synagogue in Boynton Beach, Florida, learned that the hard way when Islamist activists bailed on July 20.

The organizers of the event titled, “Panel on Islamophobia and Israel Hosted by Rabbi Barry Silver,” promised a lively debate between two Jewish defenders of Israel, Silver and David Shimon, and two prominent Muslim leaders, Nezar Hamze of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), and engineering professor Bassem Al-Halabi from Florida Atlantic University (FAU)…

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