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Arik Einstein, 1939-2013

Arik Einstein, 1939-2013

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The funniest thing this tearful morning was to hear Arik Einstein’s eulogy on the radio, first by President Shimon Peres and then by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, followed by singer’s last interview, where he’s screaming about the abuses of the country’s permanent establishment, how we have a beautiful country and sweet people and such a horrible government.

So much irony, so little time.

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About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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