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March 2016

Screening: The Land Speaks Arabic: The Zionist Project & The Expulsion of Palestinians

March 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren, 2810 Beacon Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805 United States
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This documentary examines the late 19th century birth of Zionism and its effect on Palestinians – from original source documents, Zionist leaders’ quotes, rare archival footage, and Arab refugees’ testimonies. It shows that the expulsion of the indigenous Arab peoples from Palestine was part of a Zionist strategic plan. Free, open to the public.

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April 2016

Rabbi Brant Rosen

April 17, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Universal Education Foundation Islamic Center, 2223 Goshen Rd, Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, 46808 United States
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Brant Rosen is Director of the Midwest Office of American Friends Service Committee (Quakers), Rabbi of Tzedek Chicago, author (Wrestling in the Daylight: A Rabbi’s Path to Palestinian Solidarity), and co-founder of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council. Rabbi Rosen's presentation, from 3:30-5:30 will be part of the Grand Opening for the Nakba Exhibit of Memory and Hope, which will be from 3-6:30. Free, open to the public.

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Barbara Harvey: BDS

April 26, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 West Berry
Fort Wayne, IN United States
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Hear attorney Barbara Harvey, National Lawyers Guild and Jewish Voice for Peace-Detroit, talk about the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement and the various anti-BDS resolutions in the US Congress and various statehouses (including Indiana and Ohio) around the country. Barbara will be speaking on Tuesday, April 26, at Plymouth Church, 501 West Berry Street, 6:30pm (260.423.9424). At the event, you'll be able to view the very moving and informative Nakba Exhibit of Memory and Hope depicting the cruel displacement of Palestinians by the Israeli military from their homes and villages…

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July 2016

Film: 5 Broken Cameras

July 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren, 2810 Beacon Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805 United States
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5brokencameras

5 Broken Cameras is a first-hand account of almost 5-years of non-violent protests in Bil'in, a West Bank village affected by the illegal Israeli Separation Barrier and the encroaching illegal settlement stealing the village’s land. It was shot by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat and his family, and was nominated for a 2103 Academy Award. We will screen the film on Thursday, July 28th and then host Iyad Burnat, head of the Bil'in Popular Committee Against the Wall, the following Thursday, August 4th.

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August 2016

Iyad Burnat, Leader of Nonviolent Struggle in West Bank Town of Bil’in

August 4, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren, 2810 Beacon Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805 United States
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Iyad Burnat

Iyad Burnat Iyad Burnat leads Bil'in's non-violent struggle in the occupied West Bank. He is the head of the Bil'in Popular Committee against the Wall, which has led weekly demonstrations since 2005 against the illegal Israeli Separation Barrier and encroaching settlement. He is also the recipient of the James Lawson Award for Achievement in the Practice of Nonviolent Conflict 2015.

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Iyad Burnat.

August 4, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren, 2810 Beacon Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805 United States
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Indiana Center for Middle East Peace has the great honor of internationally-recognized peacemaker Iyad Burnat Iyad Burnat Thursday, August 4 at 6:30 PM - 9 PM Beacon Heights Church - 2810 Beacon St, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805 Iyad is a leader in the non-violent struggle in the occupied West Bank against the illegal occupation and continued ethnic cleansing that is occurring in the West Bank. He is the head of the Bil'in Popular Committee against the…

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September 2016

Dr. Juan Cole: US Foreign Policy & Contemporary Issues in the Middle East

September 8, 2016 @ 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren, 2810 Beacon Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805 United States
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Juan Cole - VENUE & TIME CHANGE!!! 
now meeting at Beacon Heights Church, 2810 Beacon St. 6:45 PM

Juan Cole Juan Cole is one of the foremost American scholars/commentators on the modern Middle East. He is Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History at the University of Michigan. Since 2002, he has written a weblog, Informed Comment (juancole.com) which is also syndicated on Truthdig.com. Free, open to the public. Professor Cole will join Indiana Center for Middle East Peace on Thursday, September 8th discussing "US Foreign Policy and Contemporary Issues in the Middle East."

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October 2016
$75

Annual Gala, featuring Dr. Mads Gilbert

October 1, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Courtyard by Marriott, 1150 South Harrison Street
Fort Wayne, 46802 United States
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Dr. Mads Gilbert

Dr. Mads Gilbert Dr. Gilbert is a Norwegian humanitarian, activist, anesthesiologist. He did volunteer medical work in Gaza during the four most recent Israeli assaults. For this work has been hailed by the Norwegian government and appointed a Commander of the Order of St. Olav by King Harald V. Select (click on) the options below to purchase tickets and donate as a sponsor using PayPal secure payment: $75/ticket - click here then update the number of…

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Rami Elhanan & George Sa’adeh

October 25, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 West Berry
Fort Wayne, IN United States
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bereavedparents

Israelis and Palestinians Grieving and Working Together for Justice Bound together by their grief, the Bereaved Parents are Palestinian Christians and Muslims and Israeli Jews who have lost children to violence in the conflict. They travel throughout Palestine & Israel, and around the world, speaking about how justice is the only solution to ending the violence. Free, open to the public.

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November 2016

Valentino’s Ghost: The Politics Behind the Media’s Images of Arabs

November 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren, 2810 Beacon Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805 United States
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Narrated by Mike Farrell, this documentary exposes how America’s Middle East foreign policy influences the negative, stereotyped Hollywood and mainstream media portrayals of Arabs and Muslims. It also discusses Charlie Hebdo, Israel’s assault on Gaza, ISIL, American Sniper, and more. Free, open to the public.

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