By Simon Friend
January 30, 2009
As part of Warwick University’s “One World Week”, members of the Jewish Israeli Society performed live in the student union’s World Music Concert alongside the Israeli hip-hop violinist, Miri Ben-Ari.
The performers began by singing “Shir LaShalom” — a song for peace — and ended with an energetic rendition of “Salaam”, gaining a standing ovation from the 500 students. Former president of Warwick University Jsoc, Michael Hagai, said: “In spite of all the tensions on campus, it made us feel proud to be Jewish and supporting Israel, as our performance, led by an Israeli-born Jew, was so well received.”