Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

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
+ Google Map
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.

Find out more »
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
+ Google Map
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.

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
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
+ Google Map
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."

Find out more »
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
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map
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.

Find out more »
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
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
December 2016

An Evening with Rumi and L. Michael Spath, PhD

December 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join me during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season for a reflective, meditative "Evening with Rumi," Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 West Berry Street, Thursday, December 15, 6:30pm. I'll share some thoughts on Rumi's life and work from my many travels to Konya and the Mevlana Turbesi, Rumi's tomb. There will also be an opportunity for you to share one of your favorite Rumi verses. So come ready to share. Jalal al-Din Rumi, called "Mevlana," the "Our Master," the…

Find out more »
January 2017
Free

Donald Trump, Islam and the Middle East

January 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 West Berry
Fort Wayne, IN United States
+ Google Map

Indiana Center for Middle East Peace is entering its 13th year of educating and empowering citizens for peace, justice, and human rights locally and globally, focusing especially on the Middle East. A new administration. A promised ban on Muslims and refugees, especially from Syria, to the US. The President-Elect has brought with him a number of very alarming issues, but particularly those issues central to the mission of ICMEP. We've assembled an all-star line-up to help us sort through the…

Find out more »
Free

Black Lives Matter & Palestine – Child Detainment & Imprisonment

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist of Fort Wayne, 5310 Old Mill Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804 United States
+ Google Map
no child behind bars

Increasingly, we are finding intersectional connections between the criminalization and detention of children and youth in Palestine and in the United States, and leaders in marginalized communities in the US (including the Black Lives movement and the Hispanic community) and in Palestine are focusing on breaking down the powers that reinforce those systems. We have three wonderful speakers who will be addressing the issue: AMANDA WEATHERSPOON is a Unitarian Universalist minister and Black liberation activist working on issues of state…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events