Rebuilding Alliance Benefit Dinner - Solidarity: Stories of Palestine
Date(s) - 01/26/2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saint Nicholas Banquet Hall
Keynote Speaker: Sandy Tolan,
Best Selling author of The Lemon Tree and Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land.
Sandy Tolan is a best-selling author and an award-winning radio and print journalist who reports on and comments frequently about Palestine and Israel.
He is a professor at the University of Southern California (USC)’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in Los Angeles. He is a co-founder of Homelands Productions, which for 25 years has produced international documentary and features for public radio.
Sandy’s latest book is Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land (2015, Bloomsbury), about one Palestinian’s dream to build a music school in the midst of Israel’s military occupation. It’s been selected as a finalist for a 2015 LA Times Book Prize. He is also the author of the international best-seller, The Lemon Tree, an acclaimed history Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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