Events in Jerusalem

Songs of Pain - Israeli protest songs: Life at Sword's Point

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Wednesday jan 4th

Beit Avi Chai presents Songs of Pain: Israeli protest songs.

Wednesday, January 4, 9 PM

Is there such a thing as an Israeli protest song? Who is their target and when does the protest come to life? Encounters with poets, singers, and writers whose works contain cries of protest.
Series organizers: Shlomi Bem-Atar and Amir Segal
Does Anybody Hear Me? Monday, December 5, 9 PM
For the past few months, the debate about freedom of expression and freedom of protest has been raging in Israel, especially against the backdrop of the social-justice protests. What are the limits of freedom of expression and permissible protest?

Life at Sword's Point

The Iranian threat, ongoing terrorist attacks, and wars affect our society, economy, and culture at every moment-and Israelis have found many ways to cope with this situation.
Throughout Israel's history, songs, too, have been written in the ever-present shadow of war-ranging from themes of heroism to sharp criticism.

Living at sword's point-living on the edge.

Quami-singer, rapper, news broadcaster
Gilad Meiri-poet, Ph.D. in literature, director of Poetry Place (Maqom Leshira) in Jerusalem.
Anat Zecharia -poet, writing workshop facilitator, and dance critic for Yedioth Ahronoth.


Wednesday, January 4, 9 PM
Admission: NIS 30, students: NIS 20

This is a Hebrew-language only event.


King George St. 44


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