Hear Israeli Voices at the Boulder JCC on February 7

Shufuni is a musical band, established in 2022 to promote young artists coming from Sderot, an area renowned for its music scene.  Shufuni’s goal is to offer different types of events and platforms aimed at exposing the public to the unique voice of Israel’s southern communities.

On October 7th, “Shufuni”  lost members of the band as well as their audience who were murdered during the horrific attack by Hamas.  Four band members will be performing and speaking at the Boulder JCC on Wednesday, February 7 for a daytime program. This program will start with a light lunch from 12 – 12:30 pm followed by the program and musical Performance from 12:30 – 1:45 pm.

This band of young musicians from Otef Aza, the Gaza Envelope – all victims and witnesses of the October 7th massacre will share their personal stories and experiences through music and song. Jonathan Lev, Executive Director of the Boulder JCC, recently returned from a trip to Israel, will moderate the conversation with the musicians. 

Shufuni’s members include folk singer/songwriter Daniel Waiss, soul-folk singer Linor Ein Gedi, guitarist, drummer, and music educator Rotem Meir Levi, and performer Mira Semandoyev, who recently appeared in the finals of the Israeli Idol show, Hakochav Haba. The program at the Boulder JCC will be a special educational musical performance: a unique combination of Shufuni’s excellent music, and their personal stories from the past three months.

Presentation of Shufuni | Look At Me program is made possible by the מתחברים | Mit-habrim | CONNECTIONS Funding Initiative, a partnership between the Israeli Government’s Ministry of Diaspora Affairs and Combating Antisemitism, JCC Association of North America.

All Boulder JCC programs are open to everyone, regardless of religious affiliation.  You do not need to be Jewish to participate. This program is a great opportunity to engage your neighbors, friends, and co-workers on this topic. There is no membership requirement to participate in Boulder JCC programs.  

Advance registration is always encouraged for programs at the Boulder JCC. It allows us to make sure we have enough chairs and be in touch if there is a change due to the weather.   Using a computer rather than your mobile device will make the registration process easier for you. For registration support call 303-998-1900 or contact Acy Jackson acy.jackson@boulderjcc.org.

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