ראש ההממשלה, בנימין נתניהו ועדן בן זקן
Prime Minister Netanyahu and pop star Eden Ben Zaken
Photo: Sync Studio
Prime Minister Netanyahu and pop star Eden Ben Zaken

Netanyahu releases surprising song with Israeli pop star

PM joins X Factor winner Eden Ben Zaken in a rendition of the classic Arik Einstein ballad 'Yesh Bi Ahava', recorded to raise money for the 'Ken LaZaken' foundation, which assists the elderly population in need

Ran Boker |
Published: 12.10.20 , 12:02
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surprised Israelis on Thursday morning when he released a video of him performing a song with a young pop star for charity.
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  • The track was recorded together with singer Eden Ben Zakena and is a rendition of the classic Arik Einstein ballad "Yesh Bi Ahava" (I Have Love Within Me), which was composed by singer-songwriter Arkadi Duchin.
    PM Netanyahu and Eden Ben Zaken's duet of 'Yesh Bi Ahava'
    Netanyahu and Ben Zaken recorded the tune as part of a charity campaign for the "Ken LaZaken" foundation, which assists the elderly population in need.
    The 26-year-old winner of "X Factor Israel" sings most of the tune, with the premier joining in for a few verses, showcasing his deep baritone.
    "I was happy to enlist [for the cause] with the amazing singer Eden Ben Zaken to perform the song for the 'Ken LaZaken' organization that cares about the well-being of the elderly," said Netanyahu in a statement.
    ראש ההממשלה, בנימין נתניהו ועדן בן זקןראש ההממשלה, בנימין נתניהו ועדן בן זקן
    Prime Minister Netanyahu and pop star Eden Ben Zaken
    (Photo: Sync Studio)
    "I am excited to see the younger generation showing up, in accordance with the health guidelines, to help their grandparents, the population facing loneliness and I call on everyone who can to join," he added.
    "There are vaccines for coronavirus, but there is no vaccine for loneliness yet, it's in our hands."
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