Indiana Center for Middle East Peace Annual Gala

2019 GALA – SUSAN ABULHAWA Author, Poet, Activist We are delighted to invite you to an evening you won’t soon forget!  This year our gala features Susan Abulhawa as the keynote speaker.  Her literary work and her activism are inspiring, and we are certain that her discussion with us will be as well. +Author, Mornings…

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AMBASSADOR DR. AKBAR AHMED

Ambassador Ahmed is Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, Washington DC and former Pakistani High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland. Named “the world’s most influential authority on contemporary Islam” by BBC, Dr. Ahmed serves on the World Faiths Development Dialogue, led by Lord George Carey, former Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Advisory…

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Sneak Peak! Annual Gala 2019.

We are getting excited for this year’s annual gala, and for the incredible opportunity to hear from Susan Abulhawa about her work as an author and activist. With just over a month until November 2, we’ve put together this brief glimpse at the kinds of stories that helped spur her to found Playgrounds for Palestine….

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Medea Benjamin – Political Activism and the 2020 Elections

Join us for an evening with political activist Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink.  She was also the 2000 Green Party candidate in California for the US Senate, receiving the highest vote total of any Green Party US Senate candidate in US history.  She contributes to a number of media outlets, including The Huffington Post.  She’s been…

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Indiana Center for Middle East Peace Annual Gala

We are delighted to invite you to an evening you won’t soon forget! This year our gala features Susan Abulhawa as the keynote speaker. Her literary work and her activism are inspiring, and we are certain that her discussion with us will be as well. +Author, Mornings in Jenin (translated into 32 languages), The Blue…

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Ambassador Dr. Akbar Ahmed – Journey Into America: Islam, Immigration & Identity

Sunday, October 20, 6:30 pm – Plymouth Congregational Church: 501 W. Berry St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802 Free to the public. Join us for an interesting and informative evening with Ambassador Ahmed, the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, DC and former Pakistani High Commissioner to UK and Ireland. Named…

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Amira Hass Jewish Journalist Discusses the Occupation

 Amira Hass, acclaimed Israeli journalist, author, and columnist for Ha’aretz, covers Palestinian affairs in the West Bank & Gaza; she is the only Jewish reporter living in the West Bank.  Hass is the only child of a Jewish mother who survived nine months in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, and a Jewish father who survived three wartime years in…

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Reception with Ron and Janie Caldwell’s paintings at the Orchard Gallery

Beginning at 4:00pm, the Orchard Gallery is hosting a Reception and Benefit for Indiana Center for Middle East Peace, featuring the paintings of Jane and Ron Caldwell.    Orchard Gallery, 6312 Covington Rd # A, Fort Wayne, IN 46804, (260) 436-0927.      The Open House lasts until 8:30pm, but they’re opening early so you can also attend the…

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Beating Guns into Plowshares

Christian social activist, founder of Philadelphia’s Simple Way Community, Shane Claiborne, and founder of RawTools, Michael Martin, promote their new book, Beating Guns: Hope For People Who Are Weary of Violence. The Beating Guns Tour features music, art, and stories of people impacted by gun violence, culminating with an invitation for the audience to take…

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