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Turkish Cultural Center Annual Friendship Dinner 11/9/11 – notes by Rob Stall

Gulen Institute / Gulen Movement Gulen “You cannot embrace all humanity unless you honor all faiths and religions” http://www.fethullahgulen.org/ http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fethullah_G%C3%BClen http://rumiforum.blogspot.com/p/necessity-of-interfaith-dialogue-by.html#axzz1dXA75BHB East/West Institute http://www.ewi.info/ Peace Island Institute / Ercan Tozan sp? Peace Islands Institute http://idcnj.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=461:peace-islands-institute&catid=91:news&Itemid=408 Gibran “When you pray…” http://www.katsandogz.com/onprayer.html … Continue reading

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HEAL International seminar – Protecting Refugee Youth and Learning the Law – 6/4/11

Notes by Rob Stall MD Thoughts: 1. Support group (rather than just classes) for parents with “caregiver stress”? I. Law enforcement – “peace in the street” II. Family court – “peace in the home” – Judge Lisa Bloch Rodwin Types … Continue reading

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Turkish coffee night, student film screening at Turkish Cultural Center Buffalo 5/28/11

Hosted by the Turkish Cultural Center Buffalo Rob, Drorah, Nadia, Tevfik attended – great food, company, films, and (of course) delicious Turkish coffee. Presentation by SUNY-Fredonia professors Ted Schwalbe PhD, Nefin Dinç (Nefin’s latest documentary theothertown.com). SUNY-Fredonia project with 72 … Continue reading

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Notes from breakfast meeting with Rabbi Brad Hirschfield 5/26/11

Rabbi Hirschfield met for breakfast at the Temple Beth Zion Broder building with members of the Network of Religious Communities and Building Bridges in Western New York.  The following summarizes his comments during the discussion about interfaith work and its … Continue reading

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Notes from Rabbi Brad Hirschfield talk 5/25/11

Book – You Don’t Have to Be Wrong for Me to Be Right:  Finding Faith Without Fanaticism http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307382974 “Jews should use the wisdom we possess for the betterment of the human race” For God’s Sake – Brad’s Washington Post column … Continue reading

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