Barbra Streisand takes Tel Aviv with a brilliant mix of talent, humor and schmaltz
The opportunity to see this icon in such fine form at the age of 71 - funny, touching, and powerful - left her Israeli fans overcome with emotion. In a word, verklempt.
How many performers can be aptly labeled both 'diva' and 'icon,' manage to dazzle an outdoor stadium packed with 16,000 Israeli fans with their breathtaking talent, while at the same time making their audience feel as if they are sitting with a beloved Jewish aunt over a cup of tea in her living room?
As far as I can tell - there is only one - Barbra Streisand.
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