Gideon Levy - The punishment of Gaza - September 2010

On September 20 writer Gideon Levy will embark on a seven-city lecture tour of Canada hosted by CJPME . The tour kicks off in Montreal and will wrap up in Vancouver on September 26. This lecture is a rare opportunity for Canadians to hear from this “Israeli dedicated to saving his country’s honour” (The Guardian). Continue reading

Mustafa Barghouti - Palestinian political dynamics and the realities for middle east peace - May 2010

Join us as Dr. Barghouti discusses Palestinian political dynamics, and his perspectives on a just peace in Israel-Palestine. Dr. Barghouti's speaking tour will stop in four Canadian cities: Ottawa, Montreal, London and Toronto. Continue reading

Dean Obeidallah - Stand up for justice - November 2009

In this gala banquet fundraising event, Arab-American comedian Dean Obeidallah will bring his unique comic insight and disarming humour to four Canadian cities. Proceeds from this Dinner and Comedy Show will go to help further CJPME's important work for justice and peace in the Middle East. Continue reading

Uri Davis - Apartheid Israel: possibilities for the struggle within - June 2009

Dr. Davis describes himself as an anti-Zionist Palestinian-Hebrew citizen of the Apartheid State of Israel. Join us for a surprising and unconventional perspective on the challenges facing Israelis and Palestinians today. Continue reading

Norman Finkelstein - Israel and Palestine: Roots of Conflict and Prospects for Peace - January 2009

To launch the CJPME 2009 Speaker Series, we are delighted to announce two lectures by Dr. Norman Finkelstein in London and Mississauga, Jan. 14th and 15th. Dr. Norman Finkelstein is one of the foremost thinkers and speakers on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Please join us as Dr. Finkelstein deconstructs the myths of Zionism and forces an honest look at the Israel-Palestine debacle. Dr. Finkelstein's address will be followed by a time of Q&A. Continue reading

John Dugard - UN human rights envoy to Palestine-Israel - November 2008

A highly acclaimed South African lawyer, John Dugard is a worldwide authority on international law, and an expert on institutions of Apartheid, whether in South Africa or in Palestine-Israel.  

John Mearsheimer - The Israel Lobby - February 2008

Please join us as Mr. Mearsheimer, co-author of the 2007 book: The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy, discusses how the West's unwavering support of Israel has been disastrous for its own foreign policy interests.