The arts help create a safe space for exploration of potentially difficult issues. The Middle East is the birthplace of our civilization. It is where Judaism, Christianity and Islam-three faiths with much in common-originate. The Middle East is also the primary resource for our energy needs and where we have many strategic partners, from Turkey and Israel to Saudi Arabia.
Open Mountain is an ongoing dialogue group for Armenians and Turks. The kickoff meeting takes place April 9, 2011, 3:00 - 5:00 pm, participation is free.
We are calling on Armenians, Turks and supportive others to engage in a dialogue, to listen to all narratives, overcome stereotypes and see each other's common humanity. For more information, please email us at openingthemountain-at-gmail.com.