Seeds of Peace attracted some 1,000 youthful guests to its seventh annual peace market on March 1 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. They came to support an organization that seeks to empower a younger generation to resolve disputes in various regions of conflict, including the Israel/Palestine issue.
Among the boldface names we spotted Ashley Bush, granddaughter of George Bush Sr.; Vasuki Sunkavalli of India, Miss Universe 2011; Jaime Cepero of the NBC series “Smash”; fashion designer Steven Alan; comedian David Cross of the Fox series “Arrested Development” and his fiancée, Amber Tamblyn of the film “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” and TV series “House.”
There were loads of food from various restaurants and shops, including Fairway, Dylan’s Candy Bar, Nassau Candy and Pranna. High profile chefs judged a hummus taste-off. Some of the eager young singles in the crowd seemed more interested in each other than the vast array of food
Jeff Schwartzman has the attention of Donna Harris, left, and Laura Toll Franz.