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December 2019

Commemoration of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights

December 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 West Berry
Fort Wayne, IN United States
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On Thursday, December 5, 2019, we will commemorate the 71st anniversary of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Our speaker will be Brian Zahnd. Brian is the co-founder and pastor of Word of Life Church in Saint Joseph, MO, and author of several books, including A Farewell to Mars: An Evangelical Pastor's Journey Toward the Biblical Gospel of Peace, tracing his journey “from war-crier to peacemaker.” Brian also spoke at the 2018 Christ at the Checkpoint conference in Bethlehem.…

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January 2020

AWAKEN – Bibi Bahrami

January 23 @ 6:30 pm
Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 West Berry
Fort Wayne, IN United States
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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 and start a new life. In 2002, moved by the struggles of the people living in her home village of Qala-e-Malakh, in the Behsood District,…

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February 2020

P is for Palestine – POSTPONED – DATE TBD

February 26 @ 9:57 pm
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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 protested her critically acclaimed children’s book, P is for Palestine, published in 2017, wanting it banned from public and school libraries.  Following up P is…

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March 2020

Political Advocacy about Israel in the Age of Trump

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 West Berry
Fort Wayne, IN United States
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We are delighted to welcome Rabbi Brant Rosen to Fort Wayne for an evening of thoughtful and informative discourse. Rabbi Brant Rosen is the founding rabbi of Tzedek Chicago, a non-Zionist, justice-centered synagogue advocating for Palestinian solidarity.  He is the former Midwest Regional Director of the American Friends Service Committee.  Brant also is a co-founder of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council and the Jewish Fast for Gaza, and author of Wrestling in the Daylight:  A Rabbi's Path to…

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April 2020

Interview with Dr. Steve Sosebee – Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom, Please email Lmichaelspath@gmail.com for Zoom link
FREE

A virtual event on April 30, via Zoom Dr. Steve Sosebee, President/CEO of Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, joins Michael Spath - and you, via Zoom - for a special conversation.  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 who also works with PCRF. We hope you will join us…

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May 2020

*CANCELED* Josh Ruebner – Political Advocacy on Palestine

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 West Berry
Fort Wayne, IN United States
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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 and on other policy initiatives. He also is the co-founder and former Executive Director of Jews for Peace in Palestine and Israel, which has since merged…

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