Barbara Streisand in Israel – June 2013

“At a time when some of her fellow entertainers are bending to demands by pro-Palestinian activists to boycott Israel, Barbra Streisand – on a week-long visit here – proudly touted her Jewish roots and love of Israel.”

Continue reading USA Today article.

“It was impossible for the Israeli crowd not to fall in love with her after her opening comments in Hebrew of “Shalom Tel Aviv, Bruchim Habaim” (Hello Tel Aviv, Welcome). While audience members around the world have a special connection with the singer that they have been listening to for decades, when Streisand talked about being in Israel and coming back to her roots, the tone was set for a unique connection between performer and crowd.”

Continue reading Jerusalem Post article.

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