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Jews, Arabs Becoming Friends Through Classical Music

A project based in the Israeli cities of Nazareth and Jaffa is helping to bring together Jews and Arabs – and at the same time, offering classical music education and training to Palestinian children.  Some of the project's musicians came to New York recently to perform. These young musicians – two Israeli Jews, two Israeli Arabs – are in New York to perform as the Polyphony Quartet – an ensemble created by the Israel-based Polyphony Foundation. Revital Bendersky and Shir Chyat are...

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