In commemoration of the 9/11 tragedy, Rumi Forum, its chapters and partners organized events in numerous states.

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Rumi Forum assisted with organizing the first White House Eid reception at the White House on October 14, 2014.

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The Rumi Forum honored their 2011 RUMI Peace and Dialogue Award honorees last evening at the National Press Club Ballroom in Washington DC.

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Rumi Forum & ATFA

“Sacrifice and Selflessness in the Abrahamic Traditions”

The Rumi Forum and American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA) kindly request the honor of your presence at the upcoming Abrahamic Discussion Series. Speakers at the talk are President of the Washington Board of Rabbis, Rabbi Doug Heifetz, Senior Minister at the Westmoreland Congregational United Church, Rev. Tim Tutt, and Muslim Chaplain at Georgetown University, Imam Yahya Hendi.


WSJ Op-ed by Fethullah Gulen: Muslims Must Combat the Extremist Cancer

As the group that calls itself Islamic State, known as ISIS, continues to produce carnage in the Middle East, Muslims must confront the totalitarian ideology that animates it and other terrorist groups. Every terrorist act carried out in the name of Islam profoundly affects all Muslims, alienating them from fellow citizens and deepening the misperceptions about their faith’s ethos.