One Wish Jerusalem
What happens when an American asks Israelis & Palestinians in Jerusalem their wishes?
Ilene Prusher April 2013
Imagine a man with a Dali-esque moustache roaming around the streets of the Old City of Jerusalem, shoving a photo of Iranian President Hassan Rohani into the faces of passersby, and asking "Do you know this man?"
That is what Joseph Shamash did for his latest online shortumentary, "One Wish for Iran, Love Israel." Shamash, an Iranian Jew who lives in Los Angeles, asked Israelis and Palestinians to express one wish for Rohani, in the hope of “initiating direct dialogue between Israelis, Jews and Iranians.”...
Higher Education: One Wish Jerusalem
Julia Cashen April 2013
Meet Joseph Shamash, a self-proclaimed Persian cowboy who is on a mission to promote global empathy and understanding. His chosen classroom is Israel, the country where his passion and purpose collided to launch a film project called One Wish Jerusalem. One Wish Jerusalem is intended to amplify the voices of peace and coexistence in the Middle East...
If You Could Have One Wish, Would It Be More Awesome Than What These Guys Said?
Adam Mordecai April 2013
A guy and a camera showed up in Jerusalem and started asking people of all faiths and ages, "If you could have one wish, what would it be?" He didn't hide the ugly answers, or the shallow ones, which made the profound ones that much sweeter.
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