IDI Toronto will hold an Interfaith Dinner on the December the 8th, at Turkish Cultural Centre (777 Supertest Road, Toronto ON M3J 2M9). The event will start at 6:30pm. Theme of the event is “Perspectives on Charity”. Program of the event are as follows:
Dr. Gordon Rixon – Dean, Regis College
Ed Elkin – Rabbi, First Narayever Congregation
Waris Malik – Islamic Foundation of Toronto
Sherman Hesselgrave – Revd., Church of the Holy Trinity
MC: John Hill – Secretary, Toronto Area Interfaith Council
Live Music by Sitar Player Anwer Kurshid
Intercultural Dialogue Institute* (IDI) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote respect and mutual understanding among all cultures and faiths through partnership with other communities, cultural, religious and interreligious organizations by organizing educational and cultural activities such as seminars, conferences, discussion panels, luncheons, interfaith family dinners and cultural exchange trips.
Intercultural Dialogue Institute aims to promote enduring interfaith and intercultural cooperation, tolerance and dialogue by sharing the differences and similarities in cultures in an effort to achieve global peace in the foreseeable future. The Institute aims to eliminate or reduce false stereotypes, prejudices and unjustified fears through direct human communication. By this mission IDI aims to contribute to improvement of diversity, pluralism and multiculturalism throughout Canada.