Israeli rock artisit Ivri Lider to play acoustic concert
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Posted: October 13 2006


13 October 2006 ( - NEW YORK, NY – Join acclaimed Israeli performer Ivri Lider and special guests for Ivri Lider: Up Close and Personal, an intimate acoustic concert followed by a Q&A and wine reception with the artists at the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust on Wednesday, November 1 at 7 p.m.

“The most popular young singer in Israel,” according to Haaretz, performer and gay activist Ivri Lider’s lyrics and unique voice express the thoughts of a new generation. Lider, who was voted 2005 Male Singer of the Year in Israel, composed the original soundtracks for Eytan Fox’s award-winning films Walk on Water and Yossi and Jagger, and the recently released Bubble. Lider has recorded five albums to date. The first two went platinum and the subsequent recordings are gold selling albums.

Reserved seating tickets to this event are $35 and $25. Museum Members and students with valid ID receive a $5 discount. Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling 646-437-4202.

Co-sponsored by Israel at Heart

WHAT: Ivri Lider: Up Close and Personal

WHERE: Edmond J. Safra Hall

at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280

WHEN: Wednesday, November 1 at 7 p.m.

COST: Reserved seating $35, $25. Members and students with valid ID receive a $5 discount.

The Museum’s three-floor Core Exhibition educates people of all ages and backgrounds about the rich tapestry of Jewish life over the past century--before, during, and after the Holocaust. Current special exhibitions include: Ours To Fight For: American Jews in the Second World War, which explores the lives of Jewish men and women who served during WWII; and A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People. The Museum offers visitors a vibrant public program schedule in its Edmond J. Safra Hall. It is also home to Andy Goldsworthy’s memorial Garden of Stones, as well as James Carpenter’s Reflection Passage, Gift of The Gruss Lipper Foundation. The Museum receives general operating support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and is a founding member of the Museums of Lower Manhattan.


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    Betsy Aldredge
    Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
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