Video: Jerusalem of Gold

The Israel Opera promotion of their upcoming Jerusalem Opera Festival took place in Machane Yehuda market, The Shuk, on Monday morning.

Opera singers performed amid the cheese, fish, fruit and vegetable stands. Surprised shoppers passing by joined in the acts, with some of those extras stealing the scenes.

Gaetano Donizetti’s , L’elisir d’amore,┬áis to be performed June 24-28, on a massive outdoor stage in The Sultan’s Pool.

Only in Israel, or only in Jerusalem, Israel, the singers concluded with Yerushalyim Shel Zahav, Jerusalem of Gold.

Takes a lot to get the attention of the shuk crowd, but this did. It was beautiful!

Worthy of better video, but with so many photographers present, I was lucky to get two minutes.

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I lived in the United States, Canada and Australia before moving to Israel in the midst of the Second Lebanon War. For the last ten years, walking the streets of Jerusalem, the scenes I saw every day did not resemble the ones familiar in the Western media. Now I try to share those positive images with the world, what is really happening in Jerusalem, Israel, The Real Jerusalem Streets

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