July 14th, 2007

Ani Star of David

Shabbat Shmooze ~ Why The Beatles never played Israel ~ the TRUE story!

Can't buy them love
from Thurs July 12, 2007 article in Haaretz.com,
Tel Aviv's looking for a few good Arabs

On August 5, 1965, the Beatles were scheduled to give a concert in Ramat Gan Stadium. Most of the tickets had already been sold, and then the concert was canceled. This decision is usually attributed to the narrow-mindedness of the education minister at the time, Zalman Aranne.

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This musical documentary is being made about the guy who lost Israel The Beatles, yet who is nevertheless called "one of the prominent symbols of Israel’s happy 60s":
Waiting For Godik