British singer Sir Elton John. (AP/Leo Correa) (AP/Leo Correa)
Sir Elton John

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Superstar Elton John has announced that he is returning to Israel in May 2016 to perform a concert in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park, and famous violinist, 70-year-old Itzhak Perlman, is the fourth Israeli to be awarded the US Medal of Freedom – America’s highest civilian honor.

By: Michael Ordman

 

CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT

Elton John is coming to Israel

Superstar Elton John has announced that he is returning to Israel in May 2016 to perform a concert in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park.
http://unitedwithisrael.org/elton-john-will-ask-can-you-fell-the-love-tonight-in-tel-aviv/

Itzhak Perlman receives US Medal of Freedom

The famous violinist, 70-year-old Itzhak Perlman, is the fourth Israeli to be awarded the US Medal of Freedom – America’s highest civilian honor. The White House statement praised Perlman’s teaching of young musicians and his work on behalf of persons with disabilities.
http://www.itzhakperlman.com/2015/11/27/itzhak-perlman-receives-medal-of-freedom/

The Israel museum at night

On one night of the year Jerusalem’s Israel Museum stays open until 3am.
http://touringisrael.com/blog/culture/a-late-summer-night-at-the-israel-museum

Kol Cambridge Hanukkah special

DJ Antithesis celebrates the miracle of Hanukkah with the miracle of some fantastic Israeli music.

http://tlv1.fm/music/kol-cambridge/2015/12/03/kol-cambridge-hanukkah-special/

FIDF gala raises $31 million

Friends of the IDF raised over $31 million at their annual gala in Los Angeles. Over 1200 guests were entertained by celebrities including the Beach Boys, Jason Alexander, Antonio Banderas, David Foster and Gene Simmons.
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Star-studded-LA-fundraiser-rakes-in-31-million-for-IDF-432285

Sean Paul to perform in Israel

Grammy award-winning rapper Sean Paul is to perform in Israel on 23 Jan 2016 at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv. He performed previously in Israel in 2007.
http://www.touristisrael.com/sean-paul-in-tel-aviv-israel/17338/

 

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