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Theater Director Juliano Mer-Khamis, son of Jewish Peace Activist Arna Mer, Killed in Jenin

Juliano Mer-Khamis, director of the Jenin Freedom Theater

Juliano Mer-Khamis Killed in Jenin By Andre Sternberg APRIL 6, 2011, 12:00 PM – See the original post at LinkTV.org Editor’s Note: We realize there will be widely differing opinions on content dealing with the Israel-Palestine issue, but when we learned about this artist’s work toward peace with youth in the West Bank ,and his descent from a prominent Jewish activist on long-standing repute, we felt the story was important to include here. Art as an instrument of social commentary and change, a major component of non-violent protest, is currently a hot topic in artistic circles here and around the world. We hope that, whatever your political opinions might be, you will register with Art Matters! so you can weigh in with your comments on posts concerning this important and timely subject. ~Art Matters!

The immediate threat of violence permeates throughout the documentary No Child is Born A Terrorist, as

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Palestinian makes artistic mark on passports – World news – Mideast/N. Africa – msnbc.com

We realize there will be widely differing opinions on content dealing with the Israel-Palestine issue, but when we discovered this post at MSNBC.com, we felt this artist’s unique and innovative manner of using his art as social commentary was noteworthy and relevant to the current global political and artistic climate. Art as an instrument of social change, a major component of non-violent protest, is currently a hot topic in artistic circles here and around the world. We hope that, whatever your political opinions might be, you will register with Art Matters! so you can comment on posts concerning this important and timely subject. ~Art Matters!

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