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Atzilut, Philadelphia, PA, Apr 18

Atzilut: The Middle East Peace Orchestra will perform its only Philadelphia
area concert this spring on Sunday, April 18, at 7:00 PM at Mishkan Shalom
Synagogue on Shurs Lane in Manayunk. The concert will be followed by a
"meet-the-artist" reception with middle eastern desserts. This concert is a fundraiser
for the groupís new cd combining Arabic and Jewish middle eastern music. $25
admission includes the new cd, to be mailed upon release this season. Teens: $10;
kids free. Generous donations to the project are welcome. More concert info:

ATZILUT: THE MIDDLE EAST PEACE ORCHESTRA is an incredible project: the
eleven-member ensemble (four drummers) features arab and jewish musicians in concert
together. The groupís vocalists are music director Hazzan Jack Kessler and
the great Lebanese singer Maurice Chedid. No speeches--the music is the message!
The ATZILUT Cultural Bridging Project exemplifies the potential for
creativity between two groups both musically and beyond. This is an important venture
in multi-cultural tolerance, and as such makes a quintessentially American
The time has come! Join us!

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