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  • Remembering Ofra Haza

    By Eric Silver

    March 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    It is hard to write dispassionately about Ofra Haza, the Israeli pop icon who died last week at 41. She sang her fusion of Yemenite folk and '80s beat with intense, unabashed emotion. And she generated emotion in others.

    With her striking, Middle Eastern beauty, she was the sister...