“We’re hoping, bottom line, this will dispel myths about Islam.”
Meanwhile, Sheryl Siddiqui, of Tulsa, spokeswoman for the Islamic Council of Oklahoma, said other Muslim organizations also are planning outreach activities. The council is a statewide coalition of mosques.
Siddiqui said many Oklahoma mosques try to reach out to their neighbors and co-workers during the holy month, with a focus more on building bridges than converting people.
Along those lines, the Islamic Society of Norman is planning an open house July 5. And Siddiqui said the Islamic Society of Tulsa is hosting its annual free dinner and program called “Look-in on Ramadan” on July 8.
She said other mosques plan to host events for the public as well, with information about these activities to be published on their websites and on Facebook.