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…)

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…)

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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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…)

American Muslims in 2017

On December 7th Meira Neggaz of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding joined us for a detailed presentation on American Muslims.  (more…)

Realizing the Civil Rights Dream: Diagnosing and Treating American Racism

President Emre Celik 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”. (more…)

D.C. Unity Walk 2017

Join the Rumi Forum and thousands of others for this years’ Unity Walk! September 10th, 2017

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4th Annual Suhoor (Early Breakfast)

 The Rumi Forum hosted its 4th annual suhoor breakfast on June 17th, 2017 at 2:30 a.m. in Fairfax, Virginia.

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