Singing in unison

ByTRACEY SHIPLEY
August 21, 2014 10:49

Jewish and Arab teens spend a week in the US learning about music and each other.




Jewish and Arab

Jewish and Arab teens spend a week in the US learning about music and each other. (photo credit:Courtesy)

Last week, a diverse collection of Jerusalemites returned from a week together in the US: Bat El and Brahan, two Ethiopian Israeli teens from Talpiot; Oday and Maya, Israeli Arab teen siblings from Beit Hanina; and Shaked, a native Israeli Jew from Arnona. The group attended a week-long youth summit where they bonded with other teenagers from around the US and Israel over their mutual love of music.

Now that they’re back in Israel, they’re eager to bring their experiences to a diverse group of youth in the capital through the first-ever Jerusalem chapter of Music in Common (MiC).

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