The Rest of the World Loves Him, but Israel Refuses to Change Its Tune on Daniel Barenboim

As the conductor celebrated his 75th birthday recently, the Israeli establishment preferred to ignore the Argentine-Israeli maestro. He's unconcerned by that, but is worried about the lack of musical education everywhere

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BERLIN – As we headed to the Berliner Philharmonie, the cabdriver was listening to the morning show on the radio, which had a lengthy feature on conductor Daniel Barenboim marking his 75th birthday. This made...