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Music For Peace! Palestinian and Israeli Musicians Playing Together For Peace In Washington DC
“YES WE CAN: MIDDLE EAST PEACE” Presents Several Peace Events consisting of MUSIC, THEATER, PLEAS FOR PEACE from bereaved Israeli-Palestiniaan families in support of President Obama’s initiative for Middle East Peace.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and author David Shipler, Co-Founder Of The Peace Cafe will Co-Host this inspiring afternoon on Sunday December 6th. featuring:
INTERFAITH PRAYERS wil be offered by Rabbi Bruce Lustig from Washington Hebrew Congregation, IMAM YAHYA HENDI, Georgetown University, Islamic Society of Frederick, The Very Rev. Samuel T. Lloyd III, Dean of the Washington National Cathedral
and by Rabbi Gerry Serrota Of Shirat HaNefesh Congregation and Rabbis for Human Rights
The world famous band of Israeli musicians from TEL AVIV, ISRAEL and Palestinian musicians from the GAZA STRIP playing many styles of music together!
Also Present Will Be Members Of Bereaved Families Forum, Jewish and Palestinian Parents who have lost Loved Ones to War and Conflict and are Here to personally plead for peace. http://www.TheParentsCircle.org
The Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
600 I ST. NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20001
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Yes We Can: Middle East Peace (YesMEP) is a partnership of diverse religious and secular Americans in the Washington, DC metropolitan area who have come together to support President Obama’s initiative for a just and secure peace between Israelis and Palestinians based on a two-state solution. We believe that the establishment of a Palestinian state next to Israel, and a mutually satisfactory agreement regarding Jerusalem, a cornerstone of any peace agreement, will not only advance the interests of the United States, but will also provide security for Israelis, dignity and prosperity for Palestinians and a lasting peace for both nations.