February 2018

On February 28 at 7 p.m. at the Great Hall, Conrad Grebel University College, join in to hear a public lecture by Mohammad Ali Shomali, PhD, the founding director of the International Institute for Islamic Studies in Qum, Iran, and the Director of Islamic Centre of England. Imam Shomali will address the unity of God and how in Islam tawhid (unity of God) shapes and forms every aspect of Islamic thought.

Intercultural Dialogue Institute GTA cordially invites you to its 2nd Community Engagement and Dialogue Dinner in Peel Region on February 21, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Dinner Theme: "Family of Families: Challenges and Opportunities of Creating a Shared Home" 

Keynote Speaker: Peter Joshua, Director of Education, Peel District School Board

You are invited to "Our Home, Our Stories: Indigenous, Muslim and Jewish Communities in Dialogue" on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM at Darchei Noam Social Hall.

On Monday, February 5, 2018, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., come join us for Interfaith Council of Peel's World Interfaith Harmony Week Interfaith Harmony Breakfast. "World Interfaith Harmony Week celebrates the principles of tolerance and respect for the other that are deeply rooted in the world's major religions.

One Year After the Quebec Mosque Shooting: Remembrance & Reflection

Date: Sunday, February 4, 2018

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre

Admission: Free. 

"Why is Cornwall considered a model of grassroots interfaith cooperation?" Looking back and looking ahead--the example of Cornwall Interfaith Partnership's seven years and counting! We welcome all.

This open roundtable takes place Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, 10:00 a.m. at Knox-St. Paul's United Church 800 12th Street, East, Cornwall, ON. Respond to cornwallinterfaith@gmail.com

Interfaith Harmony Week Celebrations: "The Promise of Inclusion"

Join us for an afternoon to celebrate "The Heart that Makes Us Human."

Arts and Thoughts and Ideas That Unite Us

On: February 3, 2018

From: 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

At Sathya Sai Baba Center of Toronto - York, 40 Voyager Court North, Etobicoke, ON, M9W 4Y3

Afternoon will include: Insightful talk by Cynthia White and Walter Lindstone

Learn and share with outstanding scholars about best practices and lessons learned. 


Hector Acero - Associate Director of the Centre for Philosophy, Religion, and Social Ethics at the Institute for Christian Studies. 

Arij Elmi - Arij Elmi is a PhD candidate at OISE, social worker, women's self-defence instructor, junior fellow at Massey College and board members of Hard Feelings Mental Health.

National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Toronto invites women of all faiths and cultures to an evening of Breaking Bread to Break the Silence!

Date: Wednesday, February 7 at 6 p.m.

Location: 4700 Bathurst Street, Toronto

In celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week, you're invited to join our Spiritual Dialogue Circle. 

Date: Monday, February 5, 2018

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Venue: Don Heights Unitarian Congregation, 18 Wynford Drive, Suite 103, Toronto

Join our multi-faith circle to explore The Promise of Inclusion. In a city as diverse as Toronto, what is the reality of including everyone?