This week’s “Sounds Israeli” features Rita (Rita Yahan-Farouz), the wildly popular Iranian-born Israeli musician and actress.
The most recent album by the 50-year-old singer, “My Joy” (released in 2011), consisted of traditional Persian songs, and, besides turning gold in Israel, reportedly became an underground hit on underground radio stations in some Muslim countries, including Iran.
Here’s Rita singing a song from “My Joy,” titled “Shane.”
About the Author: Adam Levick serves as Managing Editor of CiF Watch, an affiliate of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), and is a member of the Online Antisemitism Working Group for the Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism. Adam made Aliyah from Philadelphia in 2009 and lives with his wife in Modi'in.
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