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Alberstein reaching out to US
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Jerusalem Post - Jerusalem
Author: Ben-Tal, Daniel
Date: Feb 22, 2004
Start Page: 20
Section: Arts
Abstract (Document Summary)

[Alberstein]'s 54th album is a collection of heartbreaking miniatures about contemporary Tel Aviv characters: foreign workers, prostitutes, the newly- orthodox. The lyrics (in Hebrew) are by her husband, poet and filmmaker Nadav Levitan.

Alberstein's Yiddish-Hebrew-English album Foreign Letters, recorded in Montreal by K D Lang's producer Ben Mink, was chosen by L.A. Weekly as one of 1998's 10 best albums, and rave-reviewed by Billboard.

ALBERSTEIN'S rich alto has reverberated through Israeli living rooms for over three decades. Yediot Aharonot once named her the most important female musician in Israel's history.

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