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  • Milt Okun’s wild ride

    March 6, 2013 | 12:46 am

    A few years ago, Rosemary Okun, wife of veteran music producer, arranger and singer Milt Okun, had an inspired idea: take a who’s who lineup from the opera world and pair the performers with John Denver compositions.

    In some ways, it made perfect sense. Not only did her husband...

  • Most Ethiopians in Israel Find Life Hard

    By Dina Kraft

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Down a dark, smokey stairwell and in a Tel Aviv basement disco of swirling colored lights, the music grows louder -- a thumping beat with lilting Amharic lyrics piped through speakers and echoing onto a packed dance floor of young Ethiopian Israelis.

    In the jostling crowd that is...