The JYC was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on September 24th!

Watch our announcement video on YouTube, and watch the performance online now! Arabic mawwal. Jazz saxophone. Lots of harmony. You don't want to miss this one.

Transcending conflict through song.Watch the music video for Home with Sam Tsui

Empowering youth from East and West Jerusalem

The YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus empowers young singers to become leaders for peace in their communities by providing a space where they can engage one another in musical and verbal dialogue. Through this combination of high level music-making and interpersonal engagement, the YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus seeks to create a life-changing experience for its members.

Join the Chorus!

Imagine: Hearing yourself on the radio! Touring the world! Speaking English! Meeting new people! Having fun! Sharing stories! Making music videos! If you are a high school student in Jerusalem who likes to sing and wants to make a difference, join the YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus!

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Donate to the Chorus

Help us change the dynamics of the Israeli-Palestinian relationship through song.

You can give to the Jerusalem Youth Chorus through the Friends of the Jerusalem International YMCA, so your gift to the YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus is tax-deductible.

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The YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus is looking for interns for the academic year 2015-2016! We are particularly interested in media interns and voice teachers.

Send a resume and cover letter to Micah Hendler at

The YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus in the press