Category Archive: Recent Events

OC Interfaith Leaders came together for a Ramadan dinner at Pacifica Orange County

OC Interfaith Leaders came together for a Ramadan dinner at Pacifica Orange County

On Thursday, July 17th, we held our Iftar dinner with the local interfaith community. Together we shared a meal and observed the holy month of Ramadan. We started the evening off with Dr. Ozgur Koca,...
Pacifica OC organized an iftar dinner for Orange County Police and Fire Chiefs

Pacifica OC organized an iftar dinner for Orange County Police and Fire Chiefs

July 22th, we held our Iftar dinner with Orange County Police and Fire Chiefs. Together we celebrated their service to the community, and shared a meal in observance of the holy month of Ramadan. We...
A Feast to Break the Ramadan Fast at Pacifica San Fernando Valley Branch

A Feast to Break the Ramadan Fast at Pacifica San Fernando Valley Branch

Here is a great article written by one of the the participants of the Pacifica Institute- SFV Ramadan Iftar dinner. Friday night’s Iftar dinner was especially delicious–not just the food,...
Iftar meal with the members of Westwood United Methodist Church

Iftar meal with the members of Westwood United Methodist Church

Pacifica Institute and Westwood United Methodist Church shared dinner near the end of Ramadan. Before the iftar meal, a video presentation helped the audience understand that Ramadan is the ninth...
Pacifica LA hosted an iftar dinner for Local and Federal Law Enforcement Personnel

Pacifica LA hosted an iftar dinner for Local and Federal Law Enforcement Personnel

Local and federal law enforcement of Los Angeles came to join Pacifica at the Fast Breaking Dinner in Westwood office. Before the fast breaking meal, a video was shown to the audience. During the...
Pacifica -SFV organized an Iftar Dinner for local community members

Pacifica -SFV organized an Iftar Dinner for local community members

In its efforts to help better the community and introduce the culture of Ramadan, on Friday, July 25th, Pacifica -SFV organized an Iftar Dinner for two of the local Churches, First Presbyterian of...
Pacifica, US Attorney Office, FBI and SDWAC collaboratively organized an Iftar Dinner

Pacifica, US Attorney Office, FBI and SDWAC collaboratively organized an Iftar Dinner

For a quarter of the world’s population, the 1.6 billion practicing Muslims, Ramadan is one of the holiest times of the year. Its observance is marked by fasting during the day – from sunrise to...
Pacifica Institute Orange County Hosts Mayor Michael Vo of Fountain Valley

Pacifica Institute Orange County Hosts Mayor Michael Vo of Fountain Valley

As part of our dynamic and intellectual luncheon forum series, Pacifica Institute of Orange County was honored to host the Mayor of Fountain Valley, Michael Vo, who shared his insight regarding the...
Pacifica Institute Seattle hosts “Islam’s Jesus” by Dr. Zeki Saritoprak

Pacifica Institute Seattle hosts “Islam’s Jesus” by Dr. Zeki Saritoprak

On April 21, 2015, Pacifica Institute Seattle hosted Dr. Zeki Saritoprak for a lecture on his recently published book “Islam’s Jesus.” Dr. Saritoprak is a professor of Islamic Studies and...
‘Muslim Voices Against Extremism’ panel was at Pacifica Institute San Diego

‘Muslim Voices Against Extremism’ panel was at Pacifica Institute San Diego

On Thursday, March 12, 2015 the Pacifica Institute invited members of the community to come to the Pacifica Institute’s Talk Series. A panel discussion was held, titled “Muslim Voices Against...