Cultural Event

25 Oct 2017

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Root of Peace: A Jewish Settler & Palestinian Activist in Dialogue

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary 616 N Highland Avenue
Sponsored By: 
Roots, The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Two Roots activists – Antwan Saca, a Palestinian Christian and Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger, an Israeli settler – tell their personal stories and seek peace and justice for Palestinians and Israelis. Roots is a grassroots Palestinian and Israeli initiative for understanding, nonviolence and transformation. They work in both the Holy Land and the United States for education, dialogue, and action in service of peace with dignity for all.

To learn more about Roots, visit www.friendsofroots.net.

Contact: 
Eric Probola at eprobola@jfedpgh.org or 412.992.5247

03 Nov 2017

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Bassem "The Jon Steward of Egypt" Youssef

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:30pm to Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
Nittany Lion Inn Boardroom & the Lewis Katz Auditorium, University Park
Sponsored By: 
UPAC, The Department of African American Studies, Africana Research Center, African Studies Program, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English, Department of History, Department of Sociology, Egyptian Student Association & more!

Join the Global Studies Center at The Pennsylvania State University for a weekend of free events with Bassem Youssef. On Friday we will enjoy the comedy stylings of Youssef in his "The Joke is Mightier Than The Sword" and on Saturday we will watch an exclusive film Screening of "Tickling Giants" followed by discussion with Youssef and the film's director Sara Taksler. A reception will follow. Please not that this event is free to the public and first come first serve. Get ready for some laughs!

13 Feb 2018

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Novel Ideas: Black History Month

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Downtown Pittsburgh YW
Sponsored By: 
Great Pittsburgh YW

Calling all book lovers and social justice changemakers! Join Novel Ideas, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects. Titles include non-fiction, fiction, graphic novels, and memoirs. Most are readily accessible, in various media forms, through our amazing regional libraries. Topics will range from current events and social movements to more personal glimpses of life and diverse people.

11 Oct 2017

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Novel Ideas: International Day of the Girl

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Downtown Pittsburgh YW
Sponsored By: 
YWCA Pittsburgh

Calling all book lovers and social justice changemakers! Join Novel Ideas, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects. Titles include non-fiction, fiction, graphic novels, and memoirs. Most are readily accessible, in various media forms, through our amazing regional libraries. Topics will range from current events and social movements to more personal glimpses of life and diverse people.

22 Sep 2017

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Halal-A-Palooza!

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
William Pitt Student Union, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Muslim Student Association, University of Pittsburgh

The Muslim Student Association at Pitt will host their annual Halal-A-Palozza. A celebration and cultural showcase event, where guests can experience different cultures, taste great food, and learn more about of Islam's far reach throughout the world.

Contact: 
Pitt MSA <pittmsa@gmail.com>

08 Oct 2016

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Halal-a-Palooza

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
William Pitt Union Ballroom, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Pitt Muslim Student Association

Halal-a-palooza is a cultural event that encompasses countries from around the world that has a Muslim population. Experience the different cultures, taste their food, and find out more about how Islam reached each country.

19 Apr 2016

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Children of Syria

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 11:30pm
PBS Television

The story of four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo, and their escape to a new life in Germany. The documentary follows a Syrian family that FRONTLINE first profiled back in 2014 over three years, from the siege of their city, to the kidnapping of their father, to the struggle of becoming refugees.

09 Apr 2016

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Syrian Refugee Debates

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 12:00pm
Duquesne University, City Center Café, Student Union
Sponsored By: 
CERIS and the Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue of Duquesne University

Presented by M. Safa Saraçoğlu, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of History, Bloomsburg University

08 May 2016

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Strengthening Our Voices Advancing Together

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 4:00pm
Independence, Ohio
Sponsored By: 
CAIR-Ohio

~ EARLY REGISTRATION NOW OPEN~

SUNDAY, MAY 8 @ 4:00 PM

Please Join Us at Our Annual Benefit Event
Protect Civil Rights >> Challenge Islamophobia >> Promote Civic Engagement

Keynote Speaker: Murtaza Hussain, Journalist & Political Commentator, The Intercept
Inspirational Speaker: Sheikh Alaa Elsayed, Islamic Centre of Canada-ISNA,
Al-Kauthar Institute
Special Guest: Basheer Jones, Spoken Word Artist, Activist,
Radio Host and Essence Award Winner

Contact: 
For Questions, please email us or call 216.830.2247

15 Apr 2016

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Linda Sarsour: CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS EVENT

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
Cleaveland State University First Floor of Main Classroom Auditorium
Sponsored By: 
Cleaveland State MSA

Brief Bio:
Linda Sarsour

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