New Voices: Perspectives from Israeli and Palestinian Young Adults

Top Pick April 14, 2016 Newton $15.00 - $18.00 0

Youth voices represent a critical pulse in today’s society. An unprecedented panel of five young adults, coming to Boston from the West Bank and Israel, will take part in a frank discussion about their realities and the futures they envision on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30pm. The talk takes place at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton St.) in Newton. Moderating the conversation will be Naomi Darom (pictured), a fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University and former journalist at the Israeli magazine Musaf Haaretz. Panelists are:


·         Daniella Garson lives in Jerusalem and is a student at Hebrew University

·         Jawad Masri is a Palestinian pursuing his master’s degree at Tel Aviv University

·         Jowan Qupty is a Palestinian-Israeli from East Jerusalem studying at Tel Aviv University

·         Tamar Shalem is a student at Hebrew University and writes for the student newspaper

·         Noam Shouster-Eliassi lives in Israel, has familial roots in Iran and is a graduate of Brandeis University



New Voices is part of the Jonathan Samen Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations Discussion Series at the JCC – a program of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. Tickets are $18. Visit  or contact 866-811-4111 or

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Thursday, April 14, 2016, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Leventhal-Sidman JCC
333 Nahanton St
Newton, MA 02459
$18.00 Cost
$15.00 Cost for JCC members, students, seniors

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