The Israeli-Iranian singer Rita performed at the United Nations General Assembly Hall.
It is not often nowadays that you find Jews and Muslims coming together to celebrate anything — especially when Israel is involved.
Only Rita could have pulled it off. Her famous "One" concert was the first time any Israeli recording artist has attempted such an extravagant, multimedia performance. With its crew of 50 tumbling dancers, grandiose costumes, pyrotechnics and video art, the $5 million production looked like it came right off the Las Vegas Strip.
In America, celebrity divas are instantly recognizable by their first names: Madonna. Britney.
Israel has its own diva: Rita.