ONLINEClowning in a Time of War: A Conversation With Dream Doctors of Israel

Top Pick January 7, 2024 Free
The Dream Doctors Project
(Courtesy photo: The Dream Doctors Project)

Gather with others to learn about the importance of clowning as Hearts & Noses Hospital Clown Troupe hosts an important conversation about clowning in the midst of war. We will talk with Dream Doctors of Israel about their experience supporting children and families at this time of crisis.

During this unique conversation, we will have the privilege of hearing from clowns renowned for their exceptional work in bringing joy and healing to those affected by conflict. Learn about their efforts to use their clowning skills to uplift spirits, bring laughter, and create moments of respite during challenging times.

Discover the power of humor and compassion as we explore the experiences, stories, and insights from Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) humanitarian relief missions. Gain a deeper understanding of the ways in which they use their craft to bring comfort and relief to those in need. We will host a Q&A at the end of the event.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join us for a notable conversation about the transformative impact of clowning in the face of adversity. You will leave better informed and inspired by the power of laughter to promote healing and well-being during active conflict.

Founded in 2002, the Dream Doctors Project integrates professional medical clowns, “Dream Doctors,” into Israeli hospitals by training them to work as members of multidisciplinary care teams. Currently, Dream Doctor clowns have added visits and activities with evacuees due to the Israel-Hamas War. Dream Doctors specialize in crisis intervention and treating people in trauma during times of emergency and disaster.

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Sunday, January 7, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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