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Distinguished Speaker – Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Distinguished Speakers Program 

“The Evolving American Muslim Identity”

A Community Discussion with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Wednesday, October 21st – 7:30 pm 

Cost: $10 for Non-Members/ Free for Members & Students

DoubleTree Hotel Ballroom

Imam Rauf - photo by Enid Bloch (3)Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf is the Chairman of The Cordoba Initiative, a multi-faith, international organization dedicated to improving Muslim relations with the West. He served as Imam of Masjid al-Farah, a mosque in New York City, from 1983 to 2009. His three books on Islam and its place in contemporary Western society include Moving the Mountain. Named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2011, Imam Feisal sits on the Board of Trustees of the Islamic Center of New York, advises the Interfaith Center of New York, and belongs to the World Economic Forum Council of 100 Leaders (Islamic-West dialogue). A leading voice of moderation, Imam Feisal has participated regularly in the Council on Foreign Relations and appeared at the World Economic Forum (Davos). Major media have quoted him extensively, BBC, CNN, Frontline Fox News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and many more. 

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