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Levi Asher on Monday night's Seeds of Peace benefit reading:


I attended an outstanding group reading last night at the McNally Robinson bookstore in Soho [NYC]. The theme was Israeli-Palestinian dialogue, and the event was sponsored by a group called Seeds of Peace. The event began with a bang when Leora Skolkin-Smith read a surprising personal document, a passionate love letter an anonymous Muslim teenager in Beirut had written to her Jerusalemite Jewish mother in the 1930's. These readers were intent on breaking down the idea that Jews and Muslims cannot co-exist, and one touching, revealing story after another was offered ...

Readers Comments

  1. Hi! I was actually there too (I was representing Seeds of Peace) and I was very moved by the authors and what they read of their books. That night was a highlight of my time with Seeds of Peace and I would love to have more readings like that one. In addition it was organized to benefit us and the work we do and it was incredible to me how much money people who attended donated. That was another aspect that was very touching to me.
    Thanks for this blog on the event.

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