March 4, 2019
Achinoam Nini (known also as NOA), Israeli born of Yemenite origin, raised in the US, resides in Israel with her husband and 3 children. She is Israel’s leading international singer/songwriter, having shared the stage with superstars such as Sting, Pat Metheny, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Andrea Bocelli and many others, and is Israel’s first Good Will Ambassador to the UN, Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, and Global Leader of Tomorrow (WEF). Together with her longstanding collaborator Gil Dor, she has released over 16 albums which have sold millions the world over. Noa was the first Jew to perform in the Vatican 20 years ago and has done so many times since for three Popes. She has performed in the world’s most prestigious venues, including the White House and Carnegie Hall. Beyond her passionate commitment to music, Noa dedicates much of her time to promoting peace and dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians and to various social issues, volunteering extensively for organizations in these fields.