Singer-songwriter-musician Alberstein is a native of Poland who moved to Israel with her family in 1950. She has released more than 60 albums, recording in Hebrew, English and Yiddish. The newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth has called her Israel’s most important folk singer ever. She also is known for championing liberal causes and for being an ardent peace activist.
Photo: Chava Alberstein with Nechama and Reuven Rivlin (Israeli Government Press Office)