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Rumi Forum Podcast

Rumi Forum was founded in 1999 with the mission to foster intercultural dialogue, stimulate thinking and exchange of opinions on supporting and fostering democracy and peace and to provide a common platform for education and information exchange. The Forum contributes to this ultimate aim by means of conferences, panel discussions, community engagement, luncheons, publications and other activities. In particular the forum has an interest in issues regarding pluralism, peace building and conflict resolution, intercultural and interfaith dialogue, social harmony and justice, civil rights and community cohesion.

Dec 7, 2017

On October 19th Fairfax Presbyterian Church hosted the Rumi Forum for a discussion on social justice through the context of faith.

We define social justice as a concept of fair and just relation between the individual and society and struggle over how to promote and achieve that perfect equality. There are various...


Nov 15, 2017

We sat down with author Ken Bedell on October 11th to talk about his new book Realizing the Civil Rights Dream: Diagnosing and Treating American Racism.

Book Synopsis:

This book explains why America can realize the civil rights dream in the 21st century—if U.S. citizens take actions as individuals as well as work...


Nov 15, 2017

On Saturday, September 16th, 2017 we hosted an interfaith panel around the discussion of God’s Compassion and Forgiveness at the Ohr Kodesh Temple co-sponsored by the Beth El Congregation of Montgomery County.

This program was part of the celebrations marking the start of Jewish High Holy Days held at Ohr Kodesh...


Oct 16, 2017

On September 6th, 2017 Radwan Ziadeh, a Syrian democracy, and human rights advocate joined us for a presentation on Syrian refugees.

 

The Syrian Refugee Crisis: The Need for a Strategy

Date: Wednesday, September, 6th

Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm 

Location: 11200 Waples Mill Rd.  Suite 360 Fairfax, VA 22030

 

Throughout its...


Oct 16, 2017

The Rumi Forum hosted a community panel event on Thursday, April 6th, 2017  that involved an engaging discussion on civil rights and liberties.

 

Rumi Forum Presents 

Communities Together for Civil Rights and Liberties

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m

Busboys and Poets (Brookland)

625 Monroe St NE