Peace Island Institute organized an interfaith Ramadan program with Temple Beth Am on 5th of July. As a first part of the program for the observance of the coincidence of the Ramadan pre-fasting & sahoor meal ate with the community members at Temple Beth Am at 02.30 am.
Despite the late hour many people attended to the program. Participants enjoyed the warm conversations around the table with delicious traditional dishes.
Attendees agreed to meet at second part of the program. As a second part of program participants meet at PII before sunset for iftar dinner. Rabbi gave a speech about fasting in Judaism tradition.
Dr. Ahmet Celenli also gave a speech about fasting in Islamic perspective. The both community leaders answered questions that came from attendees. With the sunset everyone break their fast together with delicious Turkish dishes.