(Israel National News) Back in the days of the first Holy Temple, the Queen of Sheba visited King Solomon in Jerusalem. Today, Emahoy Tsegue-Mariam Gebrou, a relative of the Ethiopian leader Haile Selassie will perform at Tzikiyahu’s Cave.

It’s not exactly the same thing, but according to artistic director Itay Mautner, its echoes the quote in the Book of Isaiah, which says: “My House will be called a house of prayer for all nations.’

“There is a lot of sacred music going on in Jerusalem on a daily basis,” says Mautner, speaking to Autz Sheva’s Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast about the festival.

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