Sunday June 16: Barbra Arrives In Israel
On Sunday afternoon, Barbra arrived in Israel, in preparation for her first ever live concerts in the country.
Sunday June 16: Barbra visits the Kotel (Western Wall)
Shortly after arriving in Israel, Barbra visited the Kotel (Western Wall).
The two photos from the Kotel were taken at The Western Wall Tunnel which is adjacent to the Western Wall and is located under buildings of the Old City Of Jerusalem. The Tunnel allows access to an additional 485 meters of the Wall.
Monday June 17: What’s Up, Doc? Barbra Streisand receives honorary doctorate at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Click here to read Dr. Streisand’s speech.
Barbra meets children from Israel’s Make-A-Wish Foundation
Also on Monday, President Shimon Peres and Barbra fulfilled the dreams of children from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The organization grants the wishes of sick children.
Photos by Mark Neyman, GPO:
“I don’t know of anybody who was blessed with such a heavenly voice that emits a pure prayer and a moving song.” — President Peres.
Photo by Yossef Avi Yair Angle
Thursday June 20: Barbra Performs In Israel For The First Time.
On Thursday evening, performing for the first time in Israel, Barbra appeared at the Bloomfield Stadium in front of 16,000 people. She will do the same on Saturday night, in a concert which will conclude her 8 show micro-tour.
Saturday June 22: Barbra performs milestone concert in Israel
Barbra performed the final show of her tour at the Bloomfield Stadium in Israel on Saturday night. The show marked Barbra’s 100th live performance of her entire career. Congratulations to Barbra on your milestone performance!
Alexi Rosenfeld, AJR Photography.