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'American Idol' Frontrunner Pays Tribute to Rabin

By Gabrielle Birkner

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Years before Adam Lambert, this season’s “American Idol” frontrunner, made Simon Cowell go weak at the knees, he sang Shir Lashalom alongside Noa Dori and Maya Haddi at a 2005 Yitzhak Rabin tribute concert:

A year earlier, Lambert won rave reviews for his performance as Joshua in a musical version of “The Ten Commandments,” staged in Los Angeles. Here he sings, “Is Anybody Listening?”:

Hy Schuchman Thu. Apr 23, 2009

The first question that came into my mind when I heard Adam Lambert sing in Hebrew,is he Jewish? Can you confirm that? My father always read the Forward when it was printed in yiddish. -Hy-

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