Peres Pushing For Streisand To Perform In Israel
Israeli president SHIMON PERES has asked BARBARA STREISAND to perform at the country's 60th anniversary celebrations next year (08). Peres praises the Jewish singer's renditions of Avinu Malkeinu, a traditional Hebrew prayer, and hopes the star will lend her talents to the planned festivities. He also reveals the celebrations will include a special tribute to the United States. The 84-year-old leader says, "It's time to say thanks for being on our side,."