Pink Floyd Concert in Israel Launches Global Peace Project

Published: 2006-06-22
A global peace project called JAMOP ( - Just A Minute of Peace, will be launched by Israel's David Broza and Palestinian Ebrahim Eid at a Pink Floyd concert taking place in Israel this evening, June 22, 2006.

The sold-out concert is featuring legendary musician Roger Waters.

The event will take place at Neve Shalom, an area where 25 Jewish and 25 Arab families have lived in peaceful coexistence since 1976. The artists will ask the audience to hold out cell phones and lighters and sing together for one minute for the official launch of JAMOP.

JAMOP is a Canadian non-profit humanitarian organization and peace initiative
asking the whole world to join together on 07/07/07 to celebrate a minute of

Noble peace prize winner Jose Ramos Horta drafted the JAMOP declaration,and 17 noble laureates have joined including the Dalai Lama, and archbishop Desmond Tutu, in addition to over 75 performers who have agreed to perform at this global event.

JAMOP is a grassroots movement that plans to hold thirty concerts simultaneously and link them together to celebrate a minute of peace. Over the course of this year every president and noble laureate will be asked to sign this declaration as a symbolic gesture of good faith and to demonstrate their genuine desire to live in peace.

Writer: Soul Shine Staff



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