MembersIsrael-Iran Reconciliation Concert

In an improbable performance in Tel Aviv, Israeli rock star Aviv Gefen and Iranian exile Shahin Najafi thrilled 6,000 enthusiastic fans with songs in Hebrew and Persian.

By Dov Eilon |
Aviv Gefen
YOU ROCK! Gefen (left) and Najafi send a message that bitter enemies can be friends Photo: YouTube

Favorites were Boker Tov Iran (Good Morning Iran) and Shir HaTikva (Song of Hope),” Aviv’s signature hit written after the 1995 assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, calling for people to live together in peace.

“I think it is a great opportunity to show the world...

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