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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Palestinian Christians restricted from Easter worship in Jerusalem

As tens of millions of Christians worship freely this Easter, and tens of thousands of Christians from around the world flock to Jerusalem to the site of Jesus’ resurrection, Palestinian Christians from the West Bank are restricted from traveling to Jerusalem to worship at the site of the birth of Christianity. http://imemc.org/article/as-christians-around-the-world-celebrate-easter-in-jerusalem-palestinian-christians-barred-from-attending-celebrations/ We pray for…

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Two Blue Lines, with Director Tom Hayes

ICMEP will be hosting Tom Hayes, the Director of the acclaimed documentary, TWO BLUE LINES, on Thursday, September 28, 6:30pm.  Venue to be announced. Shot over a period of 25 years, Two Blue Lines examines the human and political situation of Palestinian people from the years prior to the creation of Israel to the present…

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