Black & Palestinian Voices – A Washington, DC Field Trip

Join Dr. Michael Spath on this transformational study and solidarity field trip in the nation’s capital.  Includes visits to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Museum of the Palestinian People, meetings with African-American and Palestinian activists, and attendance at the Washington Report for Middle East Affairs Annual Conference, “Transcending the Israel…

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Josh Ruebner – Political Advocacy on Palestine

Join us for an evening with Josh Ruebner – American author, political analyst, and activist. He is the author of Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace and Israel: Democracy or Apartheid State. He has served as the former National Advocacy Director at the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, where he worked to end United States military aid to Israel…

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Steve Sosebee – Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund

April 2020 – DATE TO BE DECIDED Steve Sosebee is President/CEO of Palestine Children’s Relief Fund. PCRF provides free, life-saving medical treatment to thousands of children from around the Middle East. They also train local doctors and provide surgeries, medicine, and  health-care infrastructure to local hospitals. Steve is married to pediatric oncologist, Dr. Zeena Salman…

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P is for Palestine

Dr. Golbarg Bashi teaches Iranian and Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University, specializing in human rights in the Muslim world and comparative studies of women’s rights movements worldwide. Along with her academic achievements, she was nominated for a US toy industry award as Designer/Inventor at Women in Toys “Wonder Woman” Awards in 2016.  Zionists have…

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A Thousand and One Journeys: The Arab Americans

Join us for a special screening of the documentary A Thousand and One Journeys: The Arab Americans.  Written by Abe Kasbo and Gia M. Amella, this film was an Official Selection for the Arabian Sights Film Festival in 2015, and was the Home Grown Documentary Feature winner of the Garden State Film Festival in 2016. …

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AWAKEN – Bibi Bahrami

We are excited to welcome Bibi Bahrami to Fort Wayne, and to hear her story!  In 1980, when she was 14 years old, her family was forced to flee Afghanistan following the Soviet Union’s invasion. After six years living and working in a refugee camp in Pakistan, Bibi was able to move to the US…

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From Michael: Kairos Palestine at 10, part 2 – a Call to Solidarity, Resistance, and Action

As I wrote last week, 350 people gathered in Bethlehem on November 29 to commemorate the Tenth Anniversary of the landmark Kairos Palestine: A Moment of Truth document (December 11, 2009).  Those gathered issued a “Call to the Church.”  After giving evidence that, “We are standing as if on the edge of a cliff, looking…

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Solidarity Tour: Interview with Quentin Ryder

For the second installment of our Solidarity Tour video series, we had a chat with Quentin Ryder, who went on our 2017 tour. Everyone’s experience on these trips is unique, but they all share the common experience of being deeply moved by their encounters along the way. If you would like to learn a little…

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