Israeli orchestra sends musical love letter to Arab states
October 30, 2020
(Israel21C via JNS) Atop a soaring Tel Aviv skyscraper, an orchestra of Jewish, Muslim, Druze and Christian musicians from across Israel performed the Emirati song "Ahebak" ("I Love You") in tribute to the historic Israel-UAE peace treaty.
Posted on Sept. 15 to coincide with the Abraham Accords signing ceremony in Washington, the clip now has a quarter-million YouTube views.
"It has made a lot of noise," says Firqat Alnoor Orchestra co-founder and manager Hana Ftaya.
"The reactions are overwhelmingly positive. We weren't surprised to get negative comments as well. We believe it will take...