As usual, I haven't been able to read the "premium" article (BTW, seems nearly all Haaretz articles are "premium"), but I don't like cynicism, and the opening lines under the header, are just that: "....fawning audience...". Is she not a great singer? And has she not done a lot for Israel? And she's a good example for women of her age, re still being "young".
India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts (AP)
from the article: Barbra Streisand's very Jewish performance in Tel Aviv