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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.

Nov 10, 2015

Rumi Forum organized an Abrahamic Table Discussion on “Selfless and Sacrifice” in partnership with the American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA) on October 8, 2015 at ATFA. Imam Yahya Hendi, The Rev. Tim Tutt and Rabbi Doug Heifetz talked about the issue from their faith’s perspective.

Nov 10, 2015

Rumi Forum and American Turkish Friendship Association hosted a dinner to celebrate the Eid al Adha on September 28, 2015.


Imam Zia of Make Space gave a speech on the importance of the occasion.

Nov 9, 2015

Join us for a talk by Dr. Pim Valkenberg on his recent book “Renewing Islam by Service: A Christian View of Fethullah Gulen and the Hizmet Movement”. The talk will be moderated by Dr. Paul Heck.


Event will be broadcast live on Periscope at  @rumiforum
Questions via app or on twitter #RumiPeriscope


Sep 8, 2015


On March 31st, 2015 Peter Henne of the Pew Research Center presented the Global Religious Restrictions report’s findings on the trends of global religious restrictions.


Paul Marshall of the Hudson Institute joined him for an engaging discussion...