Indianapolis Peace and Justice Center


Tuesday, March 28


Jewish Voice for Peace Indiana (see below) will discuss the ongoing crisis in Israel and Palestine plus national and local plans, 6:30-8 pm, in the small meeting room at the College Avenue Library, 4180 College Ave.  For more info, email


Friday, March 31


The weekly vigil protesting warfare will take place, 4:30-5:30 pm, in front of the Federal Building, Michigan and Pennsylvania, sponsored by the Indianapolis Peace and Justice Center.  Bring an appropriate sign or have one provided.  For more info, phone Gilbert Kuhn at 677-5967.


Saturday, April 1


Community, Faith and Labor Coalition will meet at 10 am at the Unleavened Bread Cafe, E. 30 and Central.  For more info, contact Nancy Holle at or 509-7453 or phone John Gibson at 525-1856.


[Nashville] There will be a Peace Vigil on the theme "War Is Not The Answer!" at 6 pm at Brown County Courthouse, Main and Van Buren Streets sponsored by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Brown County branch). For more info, contact Tom Hougham at 878-4210 or


Monday, April 3 


Entitled “A Painful Hope,” a Palestinian Activist and an Israeli Settler Rabbi (with Hanan Schlesinger and Antwan Saca) will talk peace at noon in Schwitzer Center at University of Indianapolis, 1400 E. Hanna, and at 7 pm at Second Presbyterian Church, 7700 N. Meridian.  Institutional sponsors include Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, IUPUI, Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation, Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, Second Presbyterian Church, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, University of Indianapolis, Episcopal Diocese, Jewish Community Center, Center for Interfaith Cooperation, Congregation Beth Shalom.  For more info, contact Lindsey Mintz or 926-2935.


A bi-weekly (first and third Monday) discussion of concerns of the week followed by a 20-minute Meditation with Michael Wright--to hold the vision of the inevitable occurrence of world peace--will occur at 6:30 pm at Unity of Indianapolis, 907 N. Delaware.  (Enter from parking lot behind building.)  For more info call Michael at 627-3225, or email Dorothy Mack at

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JVP-Indiana is a local chapter of a national organization that opposes anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab bigotry and oppression.  JVP seeks an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem; security and self-determination for Israelis and Palestinians; a just solution for Palestinian refugees based on principles established in international law; an end to violence against civilians; and peace and justice for all peoples of the Middle East.