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1984

The Islamic Center of Long Island, since its establishment in 1984 in Westbury, Long Island has developed into one of the most progressive and well known Islamic centers in USA.





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1992

ICLI initiated the American-Muslim and Jews in dialogue in 1992 with Temple Beth El in Great Neck under the visionary leadership of Rabbi Jerome Davidson. This pioneering program called AMJID was presented locally and nationally in both in Jewish and Muslim communities and Rabbi Jerome Davidson serves as a current trustee of the Interfaith Institute of ICLI.



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2011

The first initiative of this NYS approved Institute was held in Oct 2011 when in collaboration with the Holocaust Center of Long Island, ICLI co- sponsored an event in which the role of Albanian Muslims who saved thousands of Jews during the Holocaust was celebrated. This event received extensive coverage in the local print media. The exhibit loaned by Yad Vashem was on display at ICLI from Nov 18th to 20th.



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2013

  • Book Discussion: Saint and Sultan with author Paul Moses on June 1st 2013. This well attended book discussion provided a deeper insight into the unique Interfaith Institute of the Islamic Center of Long Island 4 meeting between St Francis of Assisi and Sultan Malik-al-Kamil at the height of the Crusades. Several parallel lessons were drawn between that historic encounter and present day conflicts.
  • Faiths Against Hate: June 22nd 2013. All day program at Hofstra University in collaboration with Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center, Interfaith Institute of NYC and Council for a Parliament of World Religions...

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2014

Play — Flight of Ibis—Live play depicting the life and times of Abrahamic faith members during the Ummayad rule in Andulasia.






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2015

Oct 25th 2015---The Interfaith Institute was formally introduced to the community with Prof John Andrew Morrow as the keynote speaker. This event was well attended and received extensive coverage in print and TV media— Newsday-Oct 24th 2015 and Oct 25th 2015. Prof. Morrow is the author of a book—Covenants of Prophet Muhammad with the Christians of his time


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2016

  • In 2016 the Interfaith Institute received its federal tax exempt status as well. ICLI
  • Feb 6th 2016 - Xenophobia Conference at UN Sponsored by OIC and Pakistan Embassy, this was a well attended meeting and the institute's work was introduced to the global Muslim community via the ambassadors and other attendees from Muslim countries who participated....


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2017

July 21st 2017 - Visit of Dr Salahuddin M Mohammad—addressed race relations and led a book discussion on his book: Bridging the divide between Immigrant and African-American Muslims by utilizing the concept of Tawheed as a catalyst.





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2018

Diana L. Eck is Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies and Frederic Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry in Society at Harvard University. She serves on the Committee on the Study of Religion ...





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