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Global Jewish News

"Israelis sing blues"

JTA Brief - October3, 2003

Israeli blues bands will vie for a spot in a global playoff in Memphis. Four bands will compete Oct. 11 in the "Battle of the Blues Bands" in Jerusalem for a chance to represent Israel at the International Blues Challenge in December, when 80 bands try to win $25,000 and the title "Best Unsigned Blues Band." The Israeli group Blues for Peace, whose motto is "And they shall beat swords into guitars," is sponsoring the Jerusalem show.

JTA is an international news service that provides up-to-the-minute reports, analysis pieces and features on events and issues of concern to the Jewish people. Visit JTA.

"Birthright gets the blues"

JTA Brief - April 10, 2003

Birthright Israel is offering a musical tour of Israel. The free trip to Israel for 18-26 year-olds who have never been on a peer trip has added a "Blues for Peace" program to its tours.

The summer program, run by IsraelExperts, a tour group in Israel, will feature a workshop on music and tolerance with Jewish and Arab musicians, an evening of blues and Ethiopian music and a visit to the Israeli army radio station.

All Birthright Israel tours, which include a variety of specialty programs, take participants to the major holy sites in Israel. For details, visit BFP Birthright Tour

JTA is an international news service that provides up-to-the-minute reports, analysis pieces and features on events and issues of concern to the Jewish people. Visit JTA.


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