Sandy Tolan

Sandy Tolan is author of the international bestseller, The Lemon Tree, and Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land (2015, Bloomsbury), about a young man’s dream to build music schools for Palestinian children in the midst of Israel’s military occupation.  He is associate professor at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC.  He blogs at and at

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Shailene Woodley
George W. Bush, Donald Trump
Israeli Police
Children of the Stone
Avigdor Lieberman
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