The Syrian Refugee Crisis: The Need for a Strategy
On September 6th, 2017 Radwan Ziadeh, a Syrian democracy, and human rights advocate joined us for a presentation on Syrian refugees.
A Discussion of God’s Compassion and Forgiveness
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.
Realizing the Civil Rights Dream: Diagnosing and Treating American Racism
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.
Peaceful Communities: Faiths for Social Justice
On October 19th Fairfax Presbyterian Church hosted the Rumi Forum for a discussion on social justice through the context of faith.
Back to top^
American Muslims in 2017
Join us Thursday, December 7th for a detailed presentation on American Muslims. Who are they? And, how are they faring in this political climate? Meira Neggaz of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding will be speaking at the event.
Responding to Hatred and Extremism: Solutions from Faith Traditions
Join us January 10th as we explore solutions derived from Abrahamic faith traditions in order to respond to hatred and extremism.
Findings from Pew Research Center’s 2017 Survey of U.S. Muslims
Join us in the new year for a presentation on U.S. Muslims by Senior Researcher Besheer Mohamed, January 16th at 6:30 p.m.
Maine Girls Film Screening
The Rumi Forum, in partnership with Little River United Church of Christ (LRUCC) and the creators of the Maine Girls documentary proudly present an upcoming screening of the film Maine Girls. Following 13 immigrant and U.S.-born teenage girls, Maine Girls explores the important role that young people play in creating “brave spaces” to be vulnerable, face the unknown, and bridge important cultural divides.
Support Rumi Forum this #GivingTuesday
Rumi Forum has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.
Back to top^
The Spirituality of Responsibility: Fethullah Gulen and Islamic Thought
Turkish Islamic leader Fethullah Gülen offers a distinctive view of responsibility, which is explored here for the first time. Simon Robinson shows how Gülen's writings, influenced by both orthodox Islam and the Sufi tradition, contribute a dynamic, holistic and interactive view of responsibility which locates personal identity, agency and freedom in plural relationships.
Job Opportunities at Rumi Forum
The Rumi Forum is looking for a new Fundraising Director in Washington, D.C.! The Fundraising Director is a dynamic and creative professional fundraiser responsible for securing new sponsors and income, executing fundraising programs and events, developing relationships; and rapidly growing our business within the community.Learn more and apply today!
Rumi Forum Internship Program
We are always considering
applications for our internship program (dates are flexible and negotiable) Eligibility: All undergraduate and
graduate students, J.D. and Ph.D. candidates as well as recent graduates are eligible to apply. Application
Process: In order to apply for a Rumi Forum Internship, please fill out this application form. You may send any supporting documents
such as CVs, resumes etc to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that
you need to fill out the application form first before sending any documents.
DONATE TO RUMI FORUM
The Rumi Forum, a NGO that is a non-profit exempt organization under section 501 (C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code exists
by way of contributions, donations and the volunteers that enable it to provide numerous services to better society at
large. Your contributions are appreciated and play an important part in the Rumi Forum increasing social harmony and
Back to top^