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    May 3, 2015 - 4:22am
    Each year toward mid-May, communities of people supportive of Palestine or Israel (or both) are confronted by two diametrically opposed holidays: Israel's May 14, 1948 Independence Day and Palestine's Nakba Day May 15th. Our May 2015 series will create positive conditions for discussion and action. Please help us make this series successful with your attendance and support.

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  • celebrate-palestine-card-300.jpg
    May 3, 2015 - 4:22am
    Each year toward mid-May, communities of people supportive of Palestine or Israel (or both) are confronted by two diametrically opposed holidays: Israel's May 14, 1948 Independence Day and Palestine's Nakba Day May 15th. Our May 2015 series will create positive conditions for discussion and action. Please help us make this series successful with your attendance and support.
  • people sahba sholeh
    For Arts and Free Expression—as a Counterweight to Extremism, Islamophobia, Media Bias and Racism
    March 9, 2015 - 11:51am
    Charlie Hebdo, ISIS, Gaza, Ferguson, the Taliban, drone attacks killing families in Afghanistan and Pakistan... I can't remember another time in my life when violent extremism and malevolent hatred against others seemed quite so prevalent—can you? With ISIS we have the wild-eyed persecution of religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, and the beheading of western journalists and aid workers.
  • wide-ranging testimonials
    February 20, 2015 - 12:52pm
    I originally entered the Levantine Cultural Center to attend a workshop on world peace. I left that night enrolled in a beginning Arabic class. There are many words to describe who I am: white, woman, American, European ancestry, Roman Catholic. None of these connect me to the Middle East or North Africa. I have no familial roots in the ME/NA region. Yet, my passion for politics and poetry provided me a fascination with places I did not grow up in but have been intrigued by for a long time. The LCC has given me a space to develop my understanding of the region and to nurture my appreciation for great art, past and present.