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OC Panel: The Role of Prophet Abraham in Interfaith Dialogue

OC Panel: The Role of Prophet Abraham in Interfaith Dialogue

Moderator: Rabbi Frank Stern Ordained in 1965 at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio, Rabbi Stern served for twenty years as Rabbi of Temple Beth Sholom in Santa Ana, California. As...
OC Luncheon Forum with Costa Mesa Mayor Stephen Mensinger

OC Luncheon Forum with Costa Mesa Mayor Stephen Mensinger

Experienced leader in both private, public and nonprofit sector endeavors. Stephen Mensinger was elected to the Costa Mesa City Council in November of 2012 and was appointed mayor in 2014. In 2011,...
OC Luncheon Forum: “Public Trust in a Diverse Community” by Irvine Police Chief David Maggard

OC Luncheon Forum: “Public Trust in a Diverse Community” by Irvine Police Chief David Maggard

Chief David L. Maggard, Jr., was appointment to Chief of the Irvine Police Department (IPD) in 2003 and is responsible for implementing Irvine’s geographic policing strategy and has supported...
Ramadan Fast Breaking Dinner in San Diego

Ramadan Fast Breaking Dinner in San Diego

Theme: Building Hospitality As a Way of Sharing Cultures Reception: 7:35 PM   Intro: 7:40 PM   Presentation Video : Fasting Tradition and Ramadan: 7:49   Breaking the Fast “Call to Prayer”...
LA Ramadan Friendship Iftar Dinner

LA Ramadan Friendship Iftar Dinner

Pacifica Institute requests the pleasure of your company at Ramadan Friendship Iftar Dinner. Please join us to celebrate the month of Ramadan together. Date: June 25, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Venue: Saint...
Iftar Dinner with Temple Judea Synagogue

Iftar Dinner with Temple Judea Synagogue

Ramadan started on the 17th of June this year and in the very first day of Ramadan- 2015, Pacifica Institute hosted an iftar meal with Temple Judea. Fasting starts an hour and a half before the sun...
A Conversation with Rev. Alexei R. Smith on Interfaith Dialogue

A Conversation with Rev. Alexei R. Smith on Interfaith Dialogue

As Pacifica Institute we have started a new interview series with prominent leaders of today’s society. To launch the series, we sat down to enjoy an enlightening conversation with Rev. Alexei...
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, 47th Congressional District

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, 47th Congressional District

The first congress did was renew the SCHIP which is a Healthy Families bill that provides health care for low to moderate income family children. Following that the congress passed the equal pay law...
Beth Krom-Irvine Mayor Speaks at PI – Orange County

Beth Krom-Irvine Mayor Speaks at PI – Orange County

Beth Krom was first elected to the Irvine City Council in 2000 and was re-elected in 2002. In 2004, she won her first term as Mayor of Irvine and in 2006 she was re-elected with nearly 60% of the...
Voviette D. Morgan-FBI Agent Speaks at PI – Los Angeles

Voviette D. Morgan-FBI Agent Speaks at PI – Los Angeles

Agent Morgan discussed what programs the FBI has initiated that focus on community involvement and how the community can partner with the FBI to make Los Angeles a safer place to live. Voviette D....