Aaron Shneyer

Aaron Shneyer

Aaron Shneyer, 26, was born and raised in Washington, D.C., and has been living in Jerusalem since 2006. He directs HEARTBEAT: The Israeli - Palestinian Youth Music Project, which he founded in 2007 under a Fulbright-MTVu grant to study the power of music to build understanding and amplify youth voices for change. Aaron performs with numerous ensembles throughout the United States, Israel, and Palestine. An album of his original music, "Have You Heard," was released in 2005 by TwoLight Records. He sings and plays anything with strings. www.heartbeatjerusalem.org / www.myspace.com/aaronshneyer

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October 26, 2010

Part of our 'Future Weapons' Roundtable discussion