About a hundred people were in attendance on April 22nd 2016 for “An Evening of Classical Arabic Music with the Turath Ensemble” at the American Islamic College in Chicago.  The evening began with a brief introduction to the Syrian Forum from the Legal and Strategy Advisor and co-founder M. Yaser Tabbara. Noted audience members included Palestinian community leader Rasmea Odeh and Ghassan Hitto, Syrian Forum CEO and former Syrian Prime Minister. The night included Middle Eastern food, jewelry, art, and music.

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