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A Holiday Party to Benefit UJP

When: Friday, December 10, 2010, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: private home • West Newton
Ali Amr
Ali Amr

Meet new friends and old ones for a social evening!

With music by Ali Amr and Tareq Rantisi

Admission $10; bring a potluck dish or beer, wine or other beverage.

The party will be held in West Newton. Call 617-383-4UJP or email for address and directions.

Music by Ali Amr and Tareq Rantisi.

Ali Amr is a 19-year-old Palestinian virtuoso, currently studying at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is both a vocalist and an instrumentalist, playing the Qanun, a 72-string Arabic lap harp. His varied music experiences include performances with world-renowned musicians; appearances at cultural events in several countries; first-place competition honors.  

Read an interview with Ali and listen to his music:


Tareq Rantisi
Tariq Rantisi

Tareq Rantisi, born in Jerusalem, Palestine, is an accomplished world percussionist.  He has participated in the Palestine International Festival; Jerusalem Music Festival; Chabada festival in France; Yabous Festival; and Berklee’s International Folk, Middle Eastern and Bean Town Jazz festivals. His CD credits include Turab’s Hada Leil and Away’s Banafsaji.  Rantisi taught oriental percussion at the Al-Kamanddjati Association of Ramallah; Kufiyyeh Center of Music in Birzeit; and the Yamaha music school in Ramallah.



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