Breaking: Kissin to receive Israeli citizenship

The pianist Evgeny Kissin, an outspoken champion of the Israeli cause, will be granted citizenship on December 7, according to a spokesman for the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem. Although Kissin does not live in Israel, he was recommened for citizenship by the former Soviet refusenik Natan Sharansky, now chairman of the Jewish Agency.

Evgeny Kissin

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  • Sanda Schuldmann says:

    What’s the point?

  • Gabor Fuchs says:

    His Yiddish is surprisingly good!

  • Esfir Ross says:

    Now he’ll play in Israel for free. To old to serve in army.

    Esfir Ross.

  • Mati Braun says:

    He will not be the first artist to play in Israel for free.

    More power to him.

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