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Together on One Stage: Fried, Shwekey to Star in United Hatzalah Benefit Concert

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015


In an historic event, internationally acclaimed performers Avraham Fried and Yaakov Shwekey will appear together on stage as they headline this year’s annual United Hatzalah of Israel benefit concert on Oct. 1, during Chol Hamoed Succos. Due to increasing demand, this sensational concert will be held at the ICC Jerusalem – International Convention Center.

Proceeds from concert will directly support the volunteers of United Hatzalah of Israel. The organization’s lifesaving community emergency medical response service is offered at no cost across Israel. Using a unique community-based and technology-enabled model, the organization’s network of 3,000 volunteers responds to emergencies nationwide in an average of three minutes or less.

“This is by far the biggest concert we’ve hosted yet,” said Eli Beer, president and founder of United Hatzalah of Israel. “We moved to a bigger venue and added more seats this year, hoping to raise more funds for our incredible volunteers, who work tirelessly all year long to treat and stabilize victims. The proceeds from the evening will go toward purchasing medical equipment so that our volunteers will continue to be fully stocked when they go out to serve Israelis in times of crisis and emergency.”

United Hatzalah of Israel, which unites all of Israel in lifesaving, has brought together Shwekey and Fried because of their support to the organization and its important mission. The event also will honor world-renowned philanthropist Leonardo Farkas, of Chile, who will be dedicating a wall in the Great Synagogue in honor of United Hatzalah of Israel volunteers in the same week. Opening for Fried and Shwekey is the Moetzet by Yishay Lapidot.

The show begins at 7:15 pm.

Sponsorships and tickets are available here.

Daniela Berkowitz

Robbie Williams Plays Tel Aviv

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Singer Robbie Williams is giving a massive concert on Saturday night in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park.

Williams arrived in Israel on Thursday.

The singer decided to start the “Let Me Entertain You Tour” concert on Saturday night at 9:30 PM, to make sure it it only began after the Shabbat was over in Israel, out of respect for his religious fans.

Ticket prices range from 390 shekels to 1300 shekels.

Ninet Tayeb is going to be the warm up act.

One thing for sure is that it’s going to be a great show.

Jewish Press News Briefs

Holocaust Victims’ Violins to be Used in Monaco Concert

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

The Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte-Carlo will perform a “Violins of Hope” concert in Monaco featuring

Several violins of Jewish Holocaust victims murdered by the Nazis

The concert will be held May 5 at Monaco’s Grimaldi Forum, and the stories of their owners will be told, according to a report in the Nice, France Matain daily.

The idea was initiated by Smadar Eisenberg, president of Friends of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte-Carlo association, who obtained the instruments from the atelier of Amnon Weinstein – an Israeli violin maker who for years has been collecting and restoring musical instruments belonging to Holocaust victims.

The life stories of the instruments’ owners will be told during the concert along with other biographies of musicians who lived through the Holocaust, including that of Alma Rosé, a conductor of the Auschwitz women’s orchestra and niece to the composer Gustav Mahler.

Additionally, homage will be paid at the concert to Hans Krasa and Gideon Klein – two Jewish musicians who continued to compose until their deaths in the Nazis’ gas chambers.

All proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Hebrew University’s neurology research center.


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