International Festival of Language and Culture 2016
IFLC is organizing the 15th annual International Festival of Language and Culture on April 28, 2016 at DAR Constitutional Hall. More than 20 countries will be represented with song and dance performances.
Rumi Forum Fellowship Papers Are Now Available
Papers from Rumi Forum's 2015 Fellowship program were recently made available. The papers cover a wide variety of research topics on Turkey. The authors attended a study trip in the summer of 2015 to complete their research.
Gala Dinner for Syrian Refugees
Rumi Forum partnered with numerous organizations in Washington DC Metro Area to organize a blanket and coat drive during November 7, 2015 - December 5, 2015 to benefit the Syrian Refugees in Turkey. A gala dinner was held on December 8, 2015.
Fethullah Gulen’s Op-ed in Le Monde: Muslims, we have to critically review our understanding of Islam
Quote from Fethullah Gulen`s article seen in the Le Monde:
Words fall short to truly express my deep sadness and revolt in the face of the carnage perpetrated by terrorist groups such as the so-called ISIS. I share a profound frustration with a billion and a half Muslims around the world at the fact that such groups commit terror while dressing up their perverted ideologies as religion.
Rumi Forum Condemns Terrorist Attack in Istanbul
Rumi Forum strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Istanbul on January 12, 2016 that left ten people dead and several others wounded. This terrorist act is not only against Turkish society or the foreign nationals visiting Turkey but it is a crime against the whole of humanity. We share the pain of families of the victims while praying and hoping that the perpetrators of this heinous act are brought to justice.
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Islamophobia in America: Causes, Challenges, and Solutions with Nathan Lean
Nathan Lean talked about Islamophobia in America on February 23. He explored causes, challenges, and solutions with a very timely and important discussion to overcome misunderstandings and prejudices against the Muslims in America.
Abrahamic Discussion Series:
"Welcoming the Stranger: Refugees and Immigrants in Our Midst"
On February 25, Naseem Rizvi, Dr. Patricia Maloof, Rabbi Gerry Serotta, and Sandra Chisholm discussed the issue of welcoming immigrants and refugees from the viewpoints of Abrahamic traditions.
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Learn Turkish in Washington, DC! Experienced teachers are offering
Turkish Language Classes at the Rumi Forum in Washington, DC. If you are looking for Turkish lessons in the DC
Metropolitan Area, Rumi Forum is the right place to begin. There are three terms in a year
• Turkish language classes are open to everyone who is interested.
• The classes are arranged based on the number of students interested in at any
• Our teachers are using a Turkish Language Book Set written in Turkish.
For the intensive program: A four-hour class per week and eight classes in a month. For registration please fill out the registration form at this link:
APPLICATION FORM (Due date for the form is MARCH 18, 2016)
INTENSIVE TURKISH CLASSES FOR SUMMER 2016
MARCH 28 - JUNE 19 2016
12 weeks (30 hours) intensive program
Cost: $ 300
Text Book: $ 30
All levels 1- 7 will be offered
For further queries and application form
please email: email@example.com
Visit the 'Learn Turkish' blog
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Rumi Forum Internship Program
We are always considering
applications for our internship program (dates are flexible and negotiable) Eligibility: All undergraduate and
master’s-level students and 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.
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DONATE TO RUMI FORUM
Rumi Forum now accepts donation through a new service via Paypal. 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
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