|Raindrop Turkish House Hosted Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions|
On October 28 Raindrop Turkish House hosted the Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions. The event was organized by the Institute of Interfaith Dialog (IID) for the purpose of strengthening friendship and understanding among three Abrahamic Traditions: Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. The event was held on Thursday evening, October 28, 2010, at the Raindrop Turkish House, and the theme was “Supplication in Abrahamic Traditions”.More than 50 people attended the event, most of whom from clergy and/or academics. The event started with an introduction speech by Mr. Tatli and followed by remarks from three distinguished speakers. Rabbi Alan L. Cohen, Director of Interreligious Affairs of JCRB, Rev. Tom Minges, Associate Pastor at Saint Andrew Christian Church, and Yavuz Silay, MD, MBA. Attendees had a chance to learn more about Christian, Jewish and Islamic perspective to Supplication. The presentations concluded with reading of special prayers by Dr. Yavuz Silay. (October 28, 2010 Lenexa, KS)
The program ended with a dinner where all participants enjoyed Turkish food in a very nice atmosphere and the guests had the opportunity to chat with each other and get socialized during the night.