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…)

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…)

Responding to Hatred and Extremism: Solutions from Faith Traditions

On January 10th Rumi Forum explored solutions derived from Abrahamic faith traditions in order to respond to hatred and extremism. (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…)



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