DR. MARC ELLIS – The  ‘Prophetic’ and the Struggle for Palestinian Liberation

     Marc Ellis is the ‘father’ of Jewish liberation theology emphasizing “the prophetic’ as the unique Jewish contribution to Western religion. He was Senior Fellow at Harvard Divinity School, MA Program Director at Maryknoll Institute for Justice & Peace, founder of Baylor University’s Center for Jewish Studies. Marc has worked with Dorothy Day, Daniel…

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Gala 2017 with Dr. Alice Rothchild

DR. ALICE ROTHCHILD Condition Critical: Life & Death in Israel-Palestine $75/person – Dinner, Silent Auction, Music, Cash Bar BENEFACTOR LEVELS – $1000,  $600,  $300 Benefactors include: Private Reception with Alice; preferred seating; signed book, listed in program Contact: Joan Coslow, joancoslow@gmail.com, 260.424.2430     Since 2003, physician Alice Rothchild has traveled annually to Israel/Palestine to learn about…

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TWO BLUE LINES, with TOM HAYES, filmmaker, author

    Shot over 25 years, Tom Hayes describes his production of Two Blue Lines. The film examines the political situation of Palestinians from the years before the creation of Israel to today. Includes stories of Israelis part of the peace movement; it gives a portrait of the conflict not often depicted by the mainstream media.

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VOICES ACROSS THE DIVIDE – An Oral History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

       Our Gala 2017 speaker, daughter of Holocaust survivors, physician Alice Rothchild, relates her personal journey from Zionism to Palestinian human rights activist and explores Israel’s occupation of Palestine through rarely heard personal stories.  Free, open to the public. Alice is our Gala 2017 Keynote Speaker on Saturday, October 21.

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ArabFest

Arab Americans have richly enhanced Fort Wayne and Allen County since their arrival in the mid-1800’s, more than 150 years. They are doctors, lawyers, business entrepreneurs, professors and teachers, restaurateurs, and industrious workers of various kinds. They come from the 22 Arab countries, from Syria, Palestine, the Gulf, North Africa, and Levant. They are Christians…

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Our Gala keynoter, Dr. Alice Rothchild, disinvited from NE private school

Dear friends of Indiana Center for Middle East Peace, Recently our October 2017 Gala keynoter, Dr. Alice Rothchild was disinvited from speaking at a prestigious New England private school. Please read her account.  And please note the paragraph I highlighted as part of her response to the school authorities who disinvited her.  Her honesty and…

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“Beautiful Resistance” – Al-Rowwad Theater Center

The Al-Rowwad Theater and Cultural Center in the Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem is a treasure in the midst of occupation and oppression.  It’s Executive Director is Dr. Abdelfattah Abusrour, who grew up in the camp, studied in Europe, and then returned to help the young people of Palestine transcend the physical, psychological, and political…

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