Reggae star Alpha Blondy in Israel to meet ‘big brother Jesus’


“Bonjour maman” were the first words that Ivorian reggae star Alpha Blondy said Sunday when he arrived in Israel and entered the VIP reception room at Ben-Gurion Airport.

Blondy, a social activist from Cote D’Ivoire who rose to fame as one of reggae’s best known performers when he came out against apartheid, was addressing Israeli ex-ambassador Dr. Tamar Golan, who came to the airport to greet him.

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