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“A thousand ambassadors would not have been able to improve Israel’s image in the eyes of the world the way Jennifer Lopez, who has over 100 million followers on social media, has done during her five day visit to the Holy Land as part of her concert tour.
It all started with her decision to agree to come to Israel at all, at a time when local producers are struggling to convince top international artists to perform in the country amid the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions threats. Case in point, this summer – with the exception of Bon Jovi – we haven’t seen a single top-tier performer do a show in Israel.
Although Lopez probably made millions of dollars by performing in Israel, she could’ve earned that money by doing a show anywhere else in the world. Then, Lopez opted to fly El Al, like the rest of us “commoners.” She made a point not to keep a low profile – as if it was nothing more but a work visit – but come with her twin children and fiancé Alex Rodrigez, a baseball legend, for a mini vacation.”
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