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A Special Lecture by Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser on Syria, the Middle East and the Battle for the Soul of Islam


28 Feb 5-8pm

UPDATED EVENT START TIME: 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a special lecture given by Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, a leading thinker on the Middle East and Islam. Dr. Jasser will discuss the current crisis in Syria and its implications for the U.S., Middle East and Islam. The lecture will conclude with an open question and answer session.

“The most important American Muslim you’ve never heard of.” – The Washington Post

“One of the most creative and prophetic thinkers among us.” – National Review

M. Zuhdi Jasser, M.D., is the Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD) and co-founder of Save Syria Now! A devout Muslim, Dr. Jasser founded AIFD in the wake of the 9/11 attacks on the United States as an effort to provide an American Muslim voice advocating for the preservation of the founding principles of the United States Constitution, liberty and freedom through the separation of mosque and state. Dr. Jasser is a first generation American Muslim whose parents fled the oppressive Baath regime of Syria in the mid-1960’s for American freedom.

Dr. Jasser earned his medical degree on a U.S. Navy scholarship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1992. He served 11 years as a medical officer in the U. S. Navy. His tours of duty included Medical Department Head aboard the U.S.S. El Paso which deployed to Somalia during Operation Restore Hope; Chief Resident at Bethesda Naval Hospital; and Staff Internist for the Office of the Attending Physician to the U. S. Congress. He is a recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal. Dr. Jasser is a respected physician currently in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona specializing in internal medicine and nuclear cardiology. He is a Past-President of the Arizona Medical Association.

Dr. Jasser is the author of The Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot’s Fight to Save His Faith (Simon & Schuster, June 2012).

RSVP Location Information

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SCS Auditorium<br />Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

640 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Add to Calendar 2014-02-28 17:00 2014-03-28 20:00 America/New_York A Special Lecture by Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser on Syria, the Middle East and the Battle for the Soul of Islam UPDATED EVENT START TIME: 5:00 p.m. Join us for a special lecture given by Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, a leading thinker on the Middle East and Islam. Dr. Jasser will discuss the current crisis in Syria and its implications for the U.S., Middle East and Islam. The lecture will conclude with an open question and answer session. &ldquo;The most important American Muslim you&rsquo;ve never heard of.&rdquo; &ndash; The Washington Post &ldquo;One of the most creative and prophetic thinkers among us.&rdquo; &ndash; National Review M. Zuhdi Jasser, M.D., is the Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD) and co-founder of Save Syria Now! A devout Muslim, Dr. Jasser founded AIFD in the wake of the 9/11 attacks on the United States as an effort to provide an American Muslim voice advocating for the preservation of the founding principles of the United States Constitution, liberty and freedom through the separation of mosque and state. Dr. Jasser is a first generation American Muslim whose parents fled the oppressive Baath regime of Syria in the mid-1960&rsquo;s for American freedom. Dr. Jasser earned his medical degree on a U.S. Navy scholarship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1992. He served 11 years as a medical officer in the U. S. Navy. His tours of duty included Medical Department Head aboard the U.S.S. El Paso which deployed to Somalia during Operation Restore Hope; Chief Resident at Bethesda Naval Hospital; and Staff Internist for the Office of the Attending Physician to the U. S. Congress. He is a recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal. Dr. Jasser is a respected physician currently in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona specializing in internal medicine and nuclear cardiology. He is a Past-President of the Arizona Medical Association. Dr. Jasser is the author of The Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot&rsquo;s Fight to Save His Faith (Simon &amp; Schuster, June 2012). SCS Auditorium<br />Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies , 640 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, District of Columbia, United States 20001 MM/DD/YYYY