Upstate New York

Peace Islands Institute Upstate New York Events 

Abrahamic...

An Interfaith Dialog Panel was held at BHBI with the partnership of Temple Beth Am, Temple Beth David and Peace Islands Institute. Rabbi Alan Katz who is the Rabbi of Temple Sinai of Rochester and Dr. Ahmet Celenli, Muslim Chaplain of University of Rochester were the two panelists. The perspectives of Jewish and Muslim traditions […]

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Women;...

International Women Day Panel held at PII Upstate NY headquarter in Rochester. Dr. Gabriella Bedewi, Dr. Melody Cofield, Executive Director at Legacy Women Institute International, and Mrs. Esra Gedemenli, MS.Ed. were the three panelists. The role of women in the societies as educators and as the economic power were the topics discussed at the panel. […]

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Interfaith...

Panel between Jewish and Muslim Communities were held at the PII Upstate in Rochester. The Roundtable discussions was very helpfull participants to discuss the topics were selected to better understand each others. Dr. Celenli, muslim chaplain at U of R and Elena Spouza moderated the panel. Around sixty participants from both Communities had a great […]

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PII Upstate NY...

PII Upstate NY was invited to a Unite Rochester Panel at the City of Rochester Members of the PII Upstate NY was invited to a forum focused on educating the public about the criminal justice system at the City of Rochester which was planned by Unite Rochester’s Justice Engagement Committee, the event was part of […]

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Interfaith...

An Interfaith Dialog Panel was organized in October between Jewish-Muslim Communities by the Peace Islands Institute Upstate NY with the partnership of Temple Beth Hamedresh, Temple Beth Am, Temple Beth David and TCC Rochester at the BHBI. Two panelists from each side had 20 minutes of presenting their perspectives on the topic of “The Role […]

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Abraham’s...

Peace Islands Institute, in collaboration with Wood Hath Hope and Turkish Cultural Center-Syracuse held the Abraham’s Table panel on ‘Migrations in Religion’. Three panelists, each representing one of the three Abrahamic Religions (Islam, Christianity and Judaism) continued to analyze the theme in search for answers to some of the key questions taken up during the […]

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