-ISRAELI ARAB AND JEWISH CHILDREN teach us friendship and cooperation

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

OCTOBER 27, 2007 –   The following is a report first published today by the BBC: 

In northern Israel, Arab and Jewish children are finding common ground in an unusual way – at the only youth circus of its kind in the country.

Based in the town of Carmiel, the Galilee Circus aims to bring the two communities together by teaching friendship and co-operation through the performing arts.

There are 50 Arab and Jewish performers, from mainly Jewish Carmiel and Israeli Arab villages, who meet for classes twice a week in a community centre gymnasium.

 Click on the BBC web site below to see some beautiful photos.

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/picture_gallery/07/middle_east_jewish_arab_circus/html/1.stm

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