Chaand Raat & Eid Bazaar

June 30, 2016

Admission: Adults $2.00, Kids above 5 and Students $1.00 For more information and vendor inquiry please email, seemafaruqi@hotmail.com or call @ 919-596-4792 or 919-475-1425 FREE Iftar for Vendors and others present at iftar time. (courtesy of Seema & Ashraf Faruqi) … Continued

Human Rights in the Modern Middle East

May 11, 2016

Featuring Sarah D. Shields, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of History No place on Earth has seen more violence and disruption in the past 20 years than the Middle East. From economic sanctions to wars, to terrorism and … Continued

ANERA Benefit Iftar

May 17, 2016

Join ANERA for a Benefit Iftar in Chapel Hill at Mediterranean Deli. ANERA serves Palestinian refugees and communities in Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon. This NGO reaches the region’s most vulnerable people with health, education and economic programs, and … Continued

Film Screening: Occupation of the American Mind

June 16, 2016

Narrated by Roger Waters and featuring leading observers of the Middle East, the film explores American media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Occupation of the American Mind provides an analysis of the decades-long battle for the hearts, minds, and tax … Continued

“Conversation with a Panel of Distinguished Muslims”

June 3, 2016

Join the Community Church of Chapel Hill Unitarian Universalist for a panel conversation with members of the local Muslim community. Panelists include Mohammad Abu-Salha, a psychiatrist and the father of two daughters killed February 2015 in Chapel Hill; Shane Atkinson, … Continued

Film Screening: Jimmy Vestwood

May 31, 2016

Persian section & the Iranian Student Association at NCSU are pleased to announce a single screening of the American comedy, Jimmy Vestvood. Please join us for a one time screening of this comedy on June 11th. This broad satire is about a bumbling … Continued

Panel Discussion around Abrahamic Table – Fasting

May 27, 2016

The Institute of Islamic and Turkish Studies – NC (IITS-NC) cordially invites you to the Panel Discussion around Abrahamic Table. In this special gathering, our distinguished speakers are Derek Maul from Wake Forest Presbyterian Church, David Reed from Beth El … Continued

Learn to Make Arabic Food

May 11, 2016

Learn to make Arabic food with Farida Badr, Lecturer in Arabic in the UNC Department of Asian Studies! Space is limited, so please RSVP to fbadr@email.unc.edu. Free and open to the public, RSVP required. Location: New West Kitchen, 175 E Cameron … Continued

Iraqi Refugee Art Exhibit

April 17, 2016

The three-day free exhibit features paintings by ten professional Iraqi artists who fled initially to Syria and have recently been resettled in the U.S. and Canada.  Also included in the exhibit will be artwork by local artists Ahmed Fadaam, Ráed … Continued