"All the fine newspaper reporting and nonfiction book writing can't quite capture what you captured in just a few minutes of story-telling, acting, and impersonation ... Impressive."
~ David Shipler, author
Storyteller Noa Baum, an Israeli who began a heartfelt dialogue with a Palestinian woman while living in the United States, weaves together their memories and their mothers' stories. She creates a moving testimony illuminating the complex and contradictory history and emotions that surround Jerusalem for Israelis and Palestinians alike.
Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller who combines performance art with practical applications of storytelling in business, community and education. Discover the power of story to ignite the imagination, spark innovation and bridge differences. Noa holds a BFA in Theater from Tel Aviv University and was an actress with the Khan Repertory Theater of Jerusalem. She also studied with acclaimed acting teacher Uta Hagen in NY, and holds a Master of Arts in Educational Theater from New York University (NYU). Noa received a Graduate Fellowship to work in inner city schools from C.A.T., the Theater in Education Company of NYU. Noa has been living in the U.S. since 1990 and touring internationally. Her one-woman show for adults, A Land Twice Promised, received a grant from the National Storytelling Network. You can find her at http://www.noabaum.com.
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