Juliet Rabia Gentile

Juliet Rabia Gentile, MA, is a historian of women’s history, writer, Sufi practitioner and performance artist. She is a spiritual representative of Shaykha Fariha Fatima of the Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi Community. Juliet served as a spiritual minister of Faith House Manhattan, an interfaith center in Manhattan and has led Sufi prayer ceremonies throughout New York at venues including: the U.N. General Assembly, Riverside Church, Barnard College, Cathedral St. John the Divine, New York Open Center, Omega Institute, The Abode, Union Theological, Auburn Seminary and One Spirit Learning Alliance. She teaches Sufi whirling (Sema) both privately and in groups in NYC. She is a vocalist and percussionist in several ensembles including Persian Music Ensemble, American Sufi Project, Brooklyn Raga Massive, New York Arabic Orchestra, Adam Maalouf and The Tribe and I Guillari di Piazza. www.julietgentile.org