15th Annual Abraham Festival

15th Annual Abraham Festival

Join Us for the 15th Annual Abraham Festival Saturday, April 21st, 2018 – 4 pm, at The Mount Community Centre Everyone Welcome – Admission by Donation (Suggested $10) Festival Schedule 4:00pm Interfaith Celebration – Enjoy Music from the Three Faiths....
Join Us for a Movie & Soup Afternoon

Join Us for a Movie & Soup Afternoon

Come out and enjoy some delicious hot soup, bread, great company and an awesome film! Sunday, February  4th, 2018 – 3 pm, at the Jewish Community Centre, 775 Weller Street, Peterborough. Movie starts at 3:00 pm, followed by Soup & Social Cover Charge for...
RECOMMENDED: Free Men Movie

RECOMMENDED: Free Men Movie

Free Men A 2011 French film written and directed by Ismaël Ferroukhi, which recounts the largely untold story of the role that Algerian and other North African Muslims in Paris played in the French resistance and as rescuers of Jews during the German occupation...
ARTICLE: World Peace Day

ARTICLE: World Peace Day

As we mark World Peace Day on 21st September, members of the Abraham Festival committee shared their thoughts on what peace means to them. My own thoughts on peace are informed by my Muslim faith: the word Islam means ‘surrender to God’, and is related to the Arabic...

ARTICLE: What PEACE means to me as a Muslim

By Elizabeth Rahman The word Islam means ‘surrender to God’, and is related to the Arabic word ‘salaam’ which means peace. This word includes a sense of security or permanence, as in the afterlife; it is also the salutation of peaceful Muslims, and signifies accord...