Noor Cultural Centre

Interfaith Ramadan Event | Ecology Panel & Iftar

Aug 11th 2023

Interfaith Ramadan Event & Iftar|
Anishinaabe, Jewish and Muslim Perspectives on Human Relationships with Other-Than-Humans

Event Recording | Click here
Note: sound issues in the early part of the recording are eliminated after a few minutes

Please join us for this Ramadan program, jointly presented by Temple Kol Ami and Noor Cultural Centre: 

An Anishinaabe-Jewish-Muslim conversation on human relationships with other-than-humans – what does it mean to be human? how do we understand/re-conceptualize the human-nonhuman divide from the perspective of our traditions? what are human obligations of justice and love towards other-than-humans?

Doors open: 6 pm
Panel discussion: 6:30 – 7:40 pm
Fast-breaking: 7:41 pm; followed shortly by iftar (fast-breaking dinner) – vegetarian, kosher and halal, with vegan options


Prof. John Borrows : Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School. His books include Recovering Canada: The Resurgence of Indigenous Law (2002), Drawing Out Law: A Spirit’s Guide (2010), and Law’s Indigenous Ethics (2019).

Prof. Tanhum Yoreh : Graduate Associate Director and Assistant Professor at the School of the Environment, University of Toronto. He is the author of Waste Not: A Jewish Environmental Ethic (2020).

Prof. Anna M. Gade : Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Education at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of Muslim Environmentalisms: Religious and Social Foundations (2019).


Date: Wednesday March 29, 2023
Time: 6:30 pm (doors open – 6 pm)
Location: Temple Kol Ami (9600 Bathurst St., Maple, ON L6A 3Z8) and via Zoom 
Admission: Free
Registration: Required. Click here to register for either the in-person or the virtual option.  For in-person, registration deadline is March 25, 5 pm