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Interfaith Hoops Brings Teens Together

Last year's Cincinnati Youth Interfaith Basketball Tournament

Local faith-based groups will host the third annual Cincinnati Youth Interfaith Basketball Tournament to bring teenagers from different religious backgrounds together. Participants are high school students from the Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh communities. There will be both boys and girls brackets. BeSpoken Live, the Islamic Center of Mason, the Sikh Community of Cincinnati, the Mayerson JCC, and the Jewish Community Relations Council, the public affairs arm of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, are hosting the tournament on September 22.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the event are JCRC Associate Director, and tournament organizer Justin Kirschner; and students Yusaf Alam; Sebastian Roberts; and Anitvir Singh.

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Michael Monks brings a broad range of experience to WVXU-FM as the host of Cincinnati Edition, Cincinnati Public Radio's weekday news and information talk show.