Thursday, April 3, 2014

Religious Leaders Discuss Interfaith Dialogue After 9/11

(Video Duration: 3 min 46 secs)

Ten years after 9/11, community and religious leaders acknowledge that more needs to be done to promote understanding between different religious communities in the US. Speakers at the "Into the Light", multifaith conversation at Princeton University on Thursday included a Sikh American filmmaker, a Rabbi, an Imam and a Presbyterian minister.
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Hizmet Movement’s stance on the recent issues in Turkey

Video Duration (4 min. 52 secs.)

Mustafa Yesil
On Feb. 17, 2014, gathering in Istanbul at a meeting organized by Turkish Review and Hira magazines, Arab and Turkish intellectuals have discussed the role of the state in Muslim societies and agreed that Islamist politicians have lost their test with power, as they were transformed by the state instead of transforming the state.

Mustafa Yesil, President of the Journalists and Writers Foundation, speaks on the Hizmet Movement’s stance on the recent issues in Turkey:
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Symposium on Islam's Role in Turkey

(Video Duration: 2 mins 4 secs)

A symposium on the Gulen Movement was held at Columbia University in New York. Organized by the Turkish Cultural Center and Institute of Turkish Studies, the event was dedicated to examining Islam's role in contemporary Turkey.
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Monday, March 3, 2014

Annabel Hertz on Fethullah Gulen and Hizmet Movement

(Video Duration: 3 min 15 secs) 

Annabel Hertz, the author of Seeing Green, shares her reflections on Fethullah Gulen and Hizmet Movement. Herzt points to Gulen’s humility, as a role model, and his messages regarding openness,
tolerance and community that resonate beyond religious orientation and find a home among a wide ranging audience from diverse faiths. She further touches on Hizmet’s role in revitalizing education and enriching the state’s efforts for social services, cohesion and education.
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Monday, February 24, 2014

Salman Al-Ouda speaks on Hizmet Movement and Fethullah Gulen

(Video Duration: 2 min 57 secs)

Saudi scholar Salman al-Ouda reflects on his latest visit to Turkey during which he had the opportunity to explore the Hizmet Movement in its native country. Al-Ouda is very much impressed with Fethullah Gulen’s teachings and the Hizmet spirit that he believes to be what the Muslim world is in need of.
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Sunday, February 23, 2014

Ihsanoglu at Rumi Forum's Congressional iftar dinner

(Video Duration: 2 min 5 secs)

The Washington DC-based Rumi Forum hosted its second annual Congressional Interfaith and Intercultural Ramadan Iftar Dinner on Capitol Hill in Washington. Guests included a total of 21 members of congress, congressional staffers, prominent scholars, clergy and members of the media.
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Thursday, February 13, 2014

"Africa: Between Experience and Inspiration" by Abant Platform

(Video Duration: 1 min 5 secs)

At the three-day meeting of the Abant Platform to discuss Africa, participants from both Africa and Turkey agreed to intensify cooperation based on their mutual respect, goodwill and understanding.
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