Israeli pop superstar Rami Kleinstein will perform with its dynamic young collective of artists at ISRAFEST, a mega event celebrating Israeli and Jewish-American music, comedy, fashion and art, on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. ISRAFEST is the closing night event of The Oy!hoo Music Festival at City Winery, presented in conjunction with the International Jewish Presenters Association's Schmooze '11 and in association with Teev Events.
Joining Kleinstein on stage are up-and-coming Israeli and Jewish American performers, including The ISRAMERICA House Band (with Judah Gavra, Omer Shaish, Talya Smilowitz, Stav Livne and Natalie Tenenbaum), Paula Valstein (A Star Is Born, Israel's American Idol-style reality show), Jewish Rock band The Groggers, singer-songwriter Rony Corcos, Noah and the Maccabees, Rony Stav, and a snippet from Sivan Hadari's award-winning Off-Broadway one woman show: The Emancipation of the Sassy Jewish Woman.
The walls at City Winery will be adorned with extraordinary visual art, paintings, murals and more all courtesy of the talented artists from Artists 4 Israel.
ISRAMERICA is a non-profit organization comprised of emerging Israeli and Jewish-American artists working together to create meaningful art inspired by the duality of leading a Jewish/Israeli/American lifestyle as a young artist in New York. Past ISRAMERICA events have included The Sukkot Sizzle,