Arab-Jewish Peace Concert, NYC, Sep 28
Arab-Jewish Peace Concert
Sunday September 28th, 2003
Musical Director: Yoel Ben-Simhon
Join us for the Second Annual Arab-Jewish Peace Concert, featuring Jewish and Arab musicians committed to promoting peace and co-existence within and between our communities. The concert features performers of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian background from Morocco, Senegal, Israel, Egypt, Argentina, Lebanon, and the United States. In contrast to the violence of the past year, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the American war in Iraq, Storahtelling brings together a diverse community in a non-political setting, to invoke unity, acceptance, and the prevailing art forms of peace.
Performers include: Frank London (The Klezmatics), Basya Schechter (Pharoahís Daughter), Raquy Danziger, Yoel Ben-Simhon, Mor Dior Bamba, Rashid Halihal, George Mordechai, Hicham Chami, Emmanuel Mann, Sarah Oroeste, Rami El-Aasser, Osama Veadan, Osama Faruk, Tomer Tzur, Brian Gelfand, Dorit Konig, and others.
All tickets: $12 at the door At the Actors Temple, 339 West 47th St. (btw 8/9), NYC, NY
This is the first in a series of two peace concerts in 2003-2004 season that will facilitate dialogue, understanding, and peace between the Arab and Jewish communities through music and tradition.