Programs

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Young Peace Builders

Young Peace Ambassadors Academy 2015 Graduation Ceremony

  H.E. Ambassador Narinder Kakar Permanent Observer of IUCN Jordi Torrent United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Rabia Madhi United Nations OICT Yumi Nagasawa The…

Blog

Pain Doesn’t Differ: Turkish Refugees Help Greek Fire Victims

Gasparetto (not his real name)[1] was a young Turkish medical student when he was arrested and imprisoned for eight months…

News

PEACE ISLANDS INSTITUTE REFUGEE CAMPAIGN

Peace Islands Institute New York invites you to join its fundraising campaign to support Turkish refugees in Greece. For over…

News

A HEARTFUL THANKS TO THE ‘GIANT’ WHO BECAME THE VOICE OF THE OPPRESSED AND SILENT

Recently, the 26-year old New York Knicks center Enes Kanter was forced to miss a game in London against the…

Blog

Ramadan and Yom Kippur: Why Afflict Ourselves By Fasting? – Allen S. Maller

Jalal al-Din al-Rumi taught, “Ritual prayer can be different in every religion, but belief never changes” (Fihi Mafih). In the…

Panels

BUILDING JUSTICE TOGETHER IN OUR COMMUNITIES – THE ROLE OF FAITH

Speakers: REV. MICHELLE LEWIS – Senior Pastor, New Rochelle United Methodist Church (MODERATOR) IMAM IBRAHIM ATASOY – Manhattan Turkish Mosque…

Interfaith Gathering

Interfaith Lectures – Meaning of Jihad within the Sufi Shadhiliya Community in the United States

Speaker: Rym Bettaieb Light refreshment will be available during the program.   Please join the event. RSVP E-mail: cakinci@peaceislandsny.org For…

Interfaith Gathering

Iftar Dinner at Woodlands Community Temple

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and it is known as the most blessed month. Muslims…

Interfaith Gathering

Compassion for Each Other and Compassion for the Earth: Lessons from Rumi & St. Francis

Speakers: Father Jack Rathschmidt, Chaplain Dr. Muharrem Atlig, and Father Micheal Holleran Light refreshment will be available during the program….

Panels

Fountain Talks – Human Rights: What is? What is not?

We would like to introduce the Fountain Talks, the newest addition to the Peace Islands Institute’s program series.   The Fountain is a bimonthly…