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Noam Shuster-Eliassi: 'World has forgotten the Palestinian people'

Noam Shuster-Eliassi: 'World has forgotten the Palestinian people'

My guest today is a comedian who is very quickly making a name for herself in Israel and abroad. Noam Shuster-Eliassi has an amazing life story, and she’s only in her early 30’s! She grew up in a very unique place: Neve Shalom, a small village of Israeli Jews and Palestinians, an experiment of sorts. In the podcast, I ask her if she thinks the experiment was a success or not...

She's worked in Rwanda, she’s worked for the UN and other NGO’s, but then - she dropped all that and started telling jokes. She began to use comedy as a tool to make bridges, to forge alliances, to break barriers and give hope.

But it’s the past year that really rocked Noam’s world - beginning a fellowship in Harvard, that was midway put on hold because of no other than Covid-19. She decided to go back home to Israel - and... guess what happened just a few days after she landed….

You’ll just have to listen to find out