IDI Toronto organized its first ever Interfaith Gathering & Dinner with the theme “Living Together as Neighbours” on the 10th of May, 2011 at Turkish Cultural Centre. About one hundred representatives from many different faith backgrounds joined the gathering where they enjoyed speeches from distinguished guests, water marbling (Ebru) art show, and live music performance. Speakers of the night were as follows:
Karen Hamilton– The Reverend Doctor, Executive Director of The Canadian Council of Churches.
Tahir Hosafci– Former Imam of the Turkish Mosque, Imam at the Dicle Islamic Society.
Rachel Iskov– Steering Committee Member, New Leadership Division at Canadian Society for Yad Vashem.
Chander Khanna – Organizator for Ontario Branch of the Himalayan Yoga Meditation Society