Jerry Seinfeld and Tony Bennett will highlight next month’s celebration in Washington for Israel’s 55th anniversary. The “Israel@55 ” gala, scheduled for May 19, also will feature singer Norah Jones and Israeli singer Achinoam “Noa” Nini. Other performers will be announced soon, and both Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and President Bush are expected to attend. Tickets will be sold through Ticketmaster and www.israelforeverfoundation.org., and will range from $36 to $500.
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