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January 4, 2012

Adrienne Cooper Memorial video online

I have put up most of the video from Sunday's Memorial on YouTube . It includes Michael Wex's eulogy, and all of the singing and poetry. I will be linking to better, and possibly more complete video when it becomes available. I just felt that something should be up as soon as possible for those who were unable to attend and who miss her as painfully as do those of us who were able to gather and take comfort from each other in person.

January 2, 2012

Yafa Yarkoni, z"l, pioneering Israeli singer, 86

From Ha-aretz:

Legendary Israeli singer Yafa Yarkoni dies at 86

Yarkoni was known as the singer of Israel’s wars and was one of the most acclaimed artists in the country."