Netanyahu: Yarkoni was 'one of Israel's greatest singers'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 1, 2012 17:57

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday sent his condolences to the family of singer Yaffa Yarkoni, who he called "one of the greatest Israeli singers."

Yarkoni's voice, the prime minister said, "was the soundtrack of the Israeli people, since before the founding of the state and till this very day. Israel is taking leave of her, he added, "but not from the cultural and musical legacy she has left behind."


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