200 American Singers Will Participate in Choral Festival in Israel
Menu JTA Search

200 American Singers Will Participate in Choral Festival in Israel

Download PDF for this date

About 200 American singers, organized in four or five choirs, will participate in their first choral festival in Israel which will take place next August, it was announced here today at a press conference addressed by A. Z. Propes, representative of the Israel Government’s Tourist Department.

The American group will be composed of members of all Jewish singing societies in the United States. Members of the group will practice from now till August on Hebrew and Yiddish songs. Participating in the festival will also be choirs from Britain, France, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Finland, Norway, Switzerland and Tunis, Mr. Propes stated.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund