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"Thanks to everyone in Israel for the wonderful reception," Jagger tweeted in Hebrew. "It was a great concert and we will always remember it."
Playing nonstop for two hours, the legendary British band easily won the crowd with their first appearance in Israel.
9:15 p.m. starting time will allow religiously observant fans to make it to Tel Aviv performance after Shavuot holiday ends.
Tel Aviv gets ready for the Rolling Stones.
“I can’t even remember the last time I saw the Rolling Stones live in concert,” I mused.
The Stones are coming, but I won’t be among the thousands of standing, sweating, swaying, singing people in the audience.
Iconic musician urged band to make 'Like a Rolling Stone' and perform in Israel on European tour this summer.
Original Floydians Waters, Mason urge fellow British rockers to cancel Israel show.