We have been so proud to work with Zak Mitiche, University of Indianapolis graduate, champion of Palestinian freedom, and first UIndy undergrad to be awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship from the U.S. Department of State. For more on Zak’s award, check out this story. Incredibly smart and talented, Zak worked for years to educate … More Zak Mitiche, UIndy’s first undergraduate Fulbright Scholar
To all our Orthodox brothers and sisters in Palestine, we wish you a happy Easter. For years you have worked for peace and justice in your native land, hoping for equality, dignity, and justice for all. Your voices are heard and they are not forgotten.
It was an amazing moment for the BDS movement in Indiana. After working for a year to educate their campus, on April 2, 2016, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at U Indy passed a resolution in the Student Senate. The odds were against them. They needed 2/3rds of all Senators, and the Jewish Community … More UIndy Student Senate Votes to Divest from Israeli Occupation
JoAnne Lingle literally stood behind Hasan, Dominic, and Erin as they asked for a clear statement of support for Haneen, the Palestinian American woman who has been threatened because of her leadership of Students for Justice (SJP) at IUPUI. Imam Michael Saahir and Congressman Carson’s staff were also there. We wrote to Dr. Paydar. We … More We Stood With Haneen
#Indiana #BDS Groups Oppose all #Racism–Including #AntiSemitism Today, the international Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel counts mounting victories in its struggle for a free Palestine. As it succeeds, its pro-Israel critics ceaselessly recycle a single claim against it: it is anti-Semitic. This baseless attack has been widely refuted by organizations such as Jewish … More Indiana BDS Groups Oppose all Racism–Including Anti-Semitism
In the past month, CPJME has proudly stood with our Jewish and Muslim neighbors as we witnessed vandalism at the headquarters of the Islamic Society of North America and then the drawing of swastikas on the campuses of Purdue and University of Indianapolis. In our view, attacks on Jews and Muslims are attacks against all … More Standing with Jews and Muslims
Christians for Peace and Justice in the Middle East is proud to support University of Indianapolis Students for Justice in Palestine’s Divest Week. #UIndyDivest Divest Week offers several events leading up to the UIndy Student Senate Vote. Come one come all! All week: “Boycott!: The Art of Economic Activism- Poster Exhibit from Historical and Contemporary … More Support UIndy Divest Week