‘Blessed are You, Eternal our God, who has not made me a woman.’ With these words Orthodox Jews welcome every morning. Our guest from the Hasidic community shows, that a Jewish woman can make herself.
“Lebanese men and women may differ from one another in every way but when it comes to Her, they are always in agreement.” Fairuz – the most famous Lebanese artist and voice of hope.
Her father, when he discovered his daughter’s extraordinary talent, dressed her up as a boy. This was the only way she could sing in front of a conservative audience.
Did you think a battle of the voices is a Western invention? Musical skirmishes had been organised in northern India and Pakistan before it was cool.
In the desert, work is in full swing. Three young women are cooking, chopping wood and even shaving a man while singing about great love. Finally, dressed in pink jelabiyas (a loose body covering in Arab countries), they hop on an open-topped jeep and drive through desert