STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Meets with Make-A-Wish Children in Israel
Legendary star of stage and screen, Barbra Streisand was in Israel to accept an honorary doctor of philosophy degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem earler this week. While she was there she made dreams come true by meeting with Make-a-wish children- check out highlights from the event below!
By age 28, Ms. Streisand had already earned five of the entertainment industry's most prestigious awards: the Grammy, Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe, making her an icon of American culture and an international favorite. Among her myriad accolades, she received an Oscar for Best Actress (Funny Girl, 1968), and for composing the music for Best Original Song (Evergreen, 1976).
During her career, she has been honored by the Directors Guild of America and received the National Medal of Arts from President Bill Clinton, the Peabody Award, the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement and Kennedy Center Honors. The internationally recognized artist received France's Legion of Honour from President Nicolas Sarkozy. Additionally, Ms. Streisand is an author and photographer known for her critically acclaimed book, "My Passion for Design."
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