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  • The senseless love for America and Israel.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    2 weeks ago

    Watching Itzhak Perlman
    His polio-ridden, scooter dangling legs
    His eyes with rocket’s red glare
    His fingers riddle the violin with bursting notes
    What so proudly we hailed
    There’s still hope for Hatikva
    The world floats in the balance of love and hate
    Sinat Chinam...

  • Thanks to viral video, Holocaust survivor gets wish to sing at Detroit Tigers game

    April 8, 2016 | 11:21 am

    An 89-year-old Holocaust survivor will sing the American national anthem at a Detroit Tigers baseball game, after her granddaughter circulated a video of her that went viral.

    Amid a flood of requests on her behalf, the Tigers invited Hermina Hirsch to fulfill her bucket list wish...

  • Israel Philharmonic concert: Music, media and protesters

    By Tom Tugend

    October 31, 2012 | 5:05 pm

    The Israel Philharmonic and Maestro Zubin Mehta gave an audience of more than 2,200 at Disney Hall an evening to remember.

    At Tuesday evening’s (10/30) concert, the stirring renditions of the Star Spangled Banner and Hatikvah, the often mangled national anthems, opened the...