"Desert Roots," a program of music, stories and poetry from North Africa, Israel, Yemen, Iraq, Morocco, Tunisia and other places in the Eastern world, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland.

"Desert Roots," a program of music, stories and poetry from North Africa, Israel, Yemen, Iraq, Morocco, Tunisia and other places in the Eastern world, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland.

The program also will feature Yuval Ron, an Oscar-winning composer, and musicians Dror Sinai and Eliyahu Sills. Tickets cost $15 for adults; $10 for students and $5 for children under 12. Call 488-7716.