Book Discussion with Simon Robinson and Johnston McMaster

We hosted Simon Robinson and Johnston McMaster, two distinguished academics who are well known for their research on Fethullah Gulen’s works, on Tuesday, March 20th in Fairfax.  (more…)

Abrahamic Perspectives on Preserving the Environment

Join the Rumi Forum on April 21st, 2018 for an interfaith conversation on the environment from the perspectives of the three Abrahamic religions. (more…)

Hope & Sacrifice: A Conversation with Khizr Khan

As a part of Virginia Festival of the Book organized by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Khizr Khan will discuss his experiences as an immigrant on March 22, 2018, at Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center, co-hosted by the Rumi Forum.  (more…)

Peace and Dialogue Art and Video Contest Award Ceremony Dinner

Peace and dialogue brought middle and high school students together to raise awareness on important social topics through art on February 22nd, 2018 in Albemarle County.  (more…)

Interfaith Dialogue: Maintaining Religious Identity in a New Culture

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, in partnership with the Rumi Forum, hosted this small-table discussion event on March 25th, 2018. (more…)

Voices of the Heart: Forgiveness

On Friday, March 16th we started our new small discussion series: Voices of the Heart. The first topic we discussed was centered around forgiveness.  (more…)

Challenges to Christianity in America: Lessons for Other Faith Communities

On March 22nd, 2018 we discussed what challenges Christianity faces in a 21st century America with a group of distinguished panelists.

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Challenges of Survival: Religious Minority Communities in a Secular Melting Pot Nation

The Jewish-Islamic Dialogue Society of Washington along with the Rumi Forum presented this event that examined religious minority communities in America. 

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Findings from Pew Research Center’s 2017 Survey of U.S. Muslims

Senior Researcher Besheer Mohamed of the Pew Research Center joined the Rumi Forum for a presentation on a survey of U.S. Muslims on January 16th. (more…)

Maine Girls Film Screening

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. (more…)



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