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Wednesday, 14 February 2007
The first ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN COMEDY TOUR just swept through five performances for mixed Arab-Jewish audiences in East and
The Syndrome, popular West Jeruslem nightspot, was "packed to the rafters" only two weeks after announcing the tour, wrote Palestinian American comedian, Ray Hanania ( RayHanania@comcast.net ) and East Jerusalem's Old Colony Hotel was "standing room only."
After one high school assembly performance, Hanania discribes: "The Palestinian students surrounded me and repeated a message I hear far and wide in my community: 'We're tired of the old losing ways, the hatred, the anger, the back-stabbing, the divisiveness and the failure to do something positive.'"
Read the whole story:
Published by Israel21c -- Sunday, 11 February 2007
By Ray Hanania
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REFUSING TO BE ENEMIES: The Zeitouna Story -- http://zeitounamovie.org/ -- will have its world premier tis Sunday, March 18, 2007.
The new documentary on women and the power of Dialogue is expected to be sold out at the Michigan Theatre,
With 1,600 seats, two screenings may be needed to meet the demand for tickets.
"REFUSING TO BE ENEMIES: The Zeitouna Story" is a 58-minute documentary about six Arab and six Jewish women who struggle to overcome their prejudices, fears, and anger through dialogue and community outreach together.
Watch the touching video trailer at http://standingpoint.org/zvideo .
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PEACEMAKERS: Palestinians & Jews Together at Camp (DVD - 83 min - documentary)
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RADIO SALAAM SHALOM: Muslims and Jews Talking Together -- http://salaamshalom.org.uk -- broadcasts in English 24/7 from
This is a brand new combination of diverse, quality of music, with stories and conversations of parallel cultures and faiths.
News about peace-building, relationship-growing citizens is heard by diverse women and men program hosts.
This station is also distinctive by its invitation to listeners to record their own 28- or 56-minute programs and submit them for possible broadcast.
RADIO ALL FOR PEACE -- http://www.allforpeace.org -- broadcasts 24/7 in the
It is in Hebrew, Arabic and English.
The grassroots Israeli-Palestinian station features RAINBOW, the English-language interview program.
Daniel Estrin ( RainbowForPeace@gmail.com ) is the new, creative host of Palestinians, Jews and others who spend their lives building a new life together.
Hear RAINBOW every week: