After service, at 3pm, you’re invited to our next Open Heart Conversation that will explore and demystify Islam with Dr. Khadijah Matin, spiritual leader and counselor in New York’s Muslim and interfaith communities.
Dr. Matin will dispel myths and share little known facts that illustrate the commonality between all spiritual traditions and the human experience. She’ll address common questions, including:
- What are the basic tenets of Islam/ the five major pillars?
- Who was Mohammed?
- What are the similarities between all the Abrahamic faiths?
- Why do women wear hijabs or burqas? Is it a requirement for Muslims? v
- What does “jihad” mean?
Musical guest and distinguished composer and vocalist Amir Vahab will perform Sufi and Middle Eastern folk music. Join us to unearth the numerous gifts and contributions brought forth into the world by the Muslim community. This event is FREE and open to all.