Gabala Music Festival “demonstrates the excellent relations Israel has with Azerbaijan, which is a predominantly Islamic state in the Shia tradition”

The sounds of Jerusalem in a tolerant Muslim state
by Iris Georlette, Staff
August 26, 2018

The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra performed for the second time in the Gabala International Music Festival. Created by conductor Dmitri Yablonski and pianist Farhad Badalbeyli, the festival is one of the most important classical music events in Azerbaijan…Jews had been living in Azerbaijan for over 2,500 years and the community claims it can trace back its’ origin to the destruction of the Kingdom of Israel by the Assyrian king Tiglath-Pileser III in 720 BCE. READ MORE

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