Along with the honor, Kirel received a certificate of acknowledgment from Denise & Avi Bar Aharon, the Founders of Make-A-Wish Israel at the Make-A-Wish office.
The two men would reconnect in the early 1980s, when Karlen was a magazine journalist and Prince one of the world’s most famous rock stars.
“I am deeply two-sided,” Kravitz said in his memoir, according to the New York Times. “Black and white. Jewish and Christian. Manhattanite and Brooklynite.”
The singer said he would interview the assistant secretary for health, Adm. Dr. Brett Giroir, with parts of their conversation on Thursday to be shared with Jewish media outlets.
“I’m sure there’s a lot more than horses and sweets there, but I don’t really know what there is. I think it’s a humorous song. I’m not trying to put down anybody.”
She said notably that she "couldn't taste bacon" specifically and that her "legs hurt." Loss of taste and leg pains have been widely recorded as being symptoms of the novel virus.
Council head Einat Kalisch-Rotem stated that the move "represents a model of co-existence between Arabs and Jews," according to the AFP - much like Haifa is today.
It has yet to be made public as to whether Madonna posted the video aware of the ties to antisemitism, however, in the past Madonna has shown a strong affiliation with the Jewish people.
In a televised statement, Attorney General Adanech Abebe said that the shooter was acting on the orders of an anti-government group, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF-Shene).