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At a multicultural center, Muslim women teach Turkish cooking

Photo: A traditional Turkish dish of eggplant kebabs during a hands-on turkish cooking class at The Mosaic Foundation. The foundation offers cooking classes as one of the ways it teaches about Turkish culture. (Photos by Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post) AURORA — About noon on Sunday, not long after some returned from church services, …

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Press Statement Turkish PM’s Politically-motivated Crackdown on Law-abiding Citizens, including Mr. Fethullah Gulen, Undermine Democracy

NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 – We continue to be deeply disturbed by Prime Minister Erdogan’s politically-motivated attempts to crackdown on law-abiding citizens who have done nothing but exercise their right to democratic dissent. The prime minister’s talk about demanding the extradition of Mr. Gulen, when there are no charges or legal case against him, …

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Cooking Classes @ Mosaic

1ST SESSION The 1st session of Turkish Cooking Classes was held on March 2nd , Sunday, at 11:30 am at Mosaic foundation. We learned how to cook Turkish style lentil soup ( Mercimek corba) and Bulgur salad ( Kisir). Guests enjoyed having hands-on experience by chopping vegetables for soup and salad. We all enjoyed delicious …

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The Muslim Martin Luther?

Fethullah Gulen Attempts an Islamic Reformation By Victor Gaetan In a video posted on his Web site last December, the Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen called on God to curse Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Gulen, who has lived in exile in the United States since 1999, declared in a sermon broadcast on Turkish …

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BBC Interview with Fethullah Gulen

By Tim Franks BBC Newshour, Pennsylvania Please click here for the interview:

The Atlantic: A Rare Meeting With Reclusive Turkish Spiritual Leader Fethullah Gulen

Fethullah Gulen is a Turkish religious spiritual leader, some say to millions of Turks both in Turkey and around the world, and the head of the Gulenist movement. His network of followers span the globe and have opened academically-focused schools across 90 countries, including the U.S. The hocaefendi, meaning “respected teacher,” as he is called, …

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Common Chords – A Multifaith Celebration

Together with the Multicultural Mosaic Foundation, Wisdom House Denver, Abrahamic Initiative, Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver hosted “Common Chords: A Multifaith Celebration of Sacred Chant and the Call to Help Those in Need”. The event took place at Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church on Saturday, May 18th, 2013.

Fethullah Gulen Named in TIME Magazine’s “World’s 100 Most Influential People” for 2013

“Gulen preaches a message of tolerance that has won him admirers around the world.” [Aurora, CO, April 18, 2013] – Multicultural Mosaic Foundation today celebrates Mr. Fethullah Gulen, an inspiration for many of our volunteers and donors, being named as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2013. TIME recognized …

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Multicultural Mosaic Foundation Condemns The Attack On US Embassy

Dear Friends, A Turkish security guard was killed and several other people wounded in a suicide bombing outside the highly-fortified US embassy in Ankara today, officials said. Multicultural Mosaic Foundation condemns the attack and strongly rejects any use of force to terrorize innocent people and the killing of innocent people. We have no doubt that …

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By James C. Harrington Journeys through life take strange twists and happen in mysterious ways – some would say providential, although I might not – but one does wonder at times. My journeys with the Gülen movement began one Summer Sunday morning in 2008, when a judge friend of mine announced from the back of …

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