Turkish cuisine is extremely popular for its delectable dishes and deserts. A simple mentioning of any of the dishes makes a person long for it. Turkish community in Lehigh Valley have been organizing Bake Sales for a long time now. It was one of the 
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Coming to and settling in the U.S. can be challenging for immigrant families, especially when they try to preserve their cultures and traditions. Though parents are not the ones that struggle in maintaining their cultural identities; it is usually their children. And when parents notice 
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Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern a.k.a. LEPOCO envisions a world free from war and thus made its mission to work toward building a peaceful society. The political turmoil in Turkey did not get enough attention in the media. As a result, many people are unaware of 
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Feast of Sacrifice is one the major celebrations in Islam. It commemorates the story of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) and his obedience to God by willing to sacrifice his son and how he is sent a ram to sacrifice instead. The date of Feast of Sacrifice 
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Community members of Lehigh Dialogue Center and their families took a trip to the Lehigh River for rafting on August 26, 2017. This marked the ending of summer holidays for pupils who told their parents that they would like to come for rafting again because 
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Summer School is an annual seven week program in that takes place late summer for the children in the community. It is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on educating children to the Islamic understanding of religion. They are taught the core principles of Islamic belief, 
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Lehigh Dialogue Center continued its trips with a visit to Dorney Park on July 21, 2017. Children enjoyed different attractions ranging from bumper cars to amusement rides.
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Lehigh Dialogue Center understands that reading is pivotal in bringing up a child to be curious, resourceful and creative.  With that in mind, LDC organizes a 2-day Reading Camp for Youth during their summer vacations in order to have them retain reading skills and to 
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On the 8th Annual Cultural Celebration Day at Capitol, people from Latino Hispanic American Community Center (LHACC), Chinese Cultural and Arts Institute, and Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania (TccPenn) convened at the Main Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg on June 29, 2017. The event was hosted 
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Ramadan Feast (Ramazan Bayrami) is one of two major celebrations in Islamic world aside Feast of Sacrifice (Kurban Bayrami). It is celebrated right after the fasting month Ramadan. Like Feast of Sacrifice, its date is also determined on Hirji (Islamic) calendar. In 2017, the date 
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