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  • Naomi Shemer, Israeli Folk Musician, Dies at 74

    By Dan Baron

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    It was a sign of folk singer Naomi Shemer's importance to Israel's national psyche that her death relegated the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the inside pages of the nation's newspapers.

    Saturday's death of Shemer, at the age of 74 from cancer, spurred Israeli Prime Minister Ariel...