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        2/3/2014, Adar 3, 5774

      MKs Defends Pro-Judea & Samaria Singer Ariel Zilber


      Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman and Member of Knesset Shuli Muallem-Refaeli defended singer Ariel Zilber who recently won a lifetime achievement award. ACUM, the Israeli royalties group (similar to ASCAP and BMI in the US) originally awarded Zilber their annual lifetime achievement honor but another musician objected due to his political views. In recent years Zilber has become outspoken in defense of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria and release several ardently pro-Zionist songs