Barbra Streisand to Perform at Concert for Israeli President (Report)

3:04 PM PST 03/17/2013 by THR Staff
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Barbra Streisand

The singer is said to be performing a concert in Israel during mid-June.

Barbra Streisand is said to be playing a concert in Israel for the 90th birthday of Israeli President Shimon Peresthe AP reports.

An Israeli official who wished to remain unnamed told the news wire service that the concert will be timed to a speakers conference in June. 

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Israeli media outlets, the Jerusalem Post and Haaretz, have cited a local television report stating that Streisand will give two performances at Bloomfield stadium in Jaffa in mid-June.

In February, Streisand sang "The Way We Were" at the Academy Awards, marking the first time she took performed at the Oscars in 36 years. 

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