Israeli Idol Hagit Yaso to perform at StandWithUs gala

September 24, 2019

By Donald H. Harrison

San Diego Jewish World

Hagit Yaso

StandWithUs San Diego is bringing singer Hagit Yaso to town to perform at its gala dinner Sunday, Oct. 27.  Yaso, an Ethiopian Israeli, was the winner of Season 9 of Israeli Idol, and since has performed songs in Hebrew, Amharic, English and Moroccan languages at concerts around the world.

She and her father recently filmed a documentary highlighting the musical culture and beautiful scenery of Ethiopia.  She also was selected to perform at the recent opening ceremony of the United States Embassy.

The gala, to be held at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, will hear radio host and author Larry Elder as keynote speaker and will be emceed by Barak Raviv, a StandWithUs national board member who is a senior vice president with Morgan Stanley.

Theme of the gala is “Standing Together Against Anti-Semitism.” Prospective attendees may register online.

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