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The A-Wa sisters grew up on an Israeli farm. Now, their hip hop beats set to Arabic folk music have them singing from clubs in Tel Aviv to European music festivals.
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John Lennon said, ‘Show business is an extension of the Jewish religion.’ But Paul McCartney — who married two Jewish women and played in Israel — lived it.
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