Islamic Scholars Blast CAIR for Trapping Muslims Into a 'Trance of Victimhood' - 2015-05-27

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F0.png Islamic Scholars Blast CAIR for Trapping Muslims Into a 'Trance of Victimhood' May 27, 2015, Paul Miller, The Observer

In a recent solicitation email to supporters, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) attacked Jewish philanthropist Nina Rosenwald for donating to "groups that exist to make people fear and hate Islam."

Referring to Ms. Rosenwald as "a Sears, Roebuck fortune heiress," the email cites Ms. Rosenwald's 2013 contributions totaling $1,057,000 to "Islamophobic groups." The self-described "civil rights and advocacy group" chose Ms. Rosenwald as an example of "the U.S. Islamophobia network [that] has people ready to throw buckets of money around to support anti-Muslim hate."

Seeking clarification of CAIR's reference to Ms. Rosenwald in its fundraising email, I posed the following questions to the organization in an email:

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{{cite news | first = Paul | last = Miller | title = Islamic Scholars Blast CAIR for Trapping Muslims Into a 'Trance of Victimhood' | url = http://observer.com/2015/05/islamic-scholars-blast-cair-for-trapping-muslims-into-a-trance-of-victimhood/ | work = The Observer | date = May 27, 2015 | accessdate = September 21, 2017 }}