June 11, 1967: Rally For Israel's Survival

Group shot of celebs at Israel rally

(Pictured above, left to right: Peter Sellers, Eva Marie Saint, Albert Spiegel, Streisand, Victor Carter and Joseph Mitchell. Photo by Otto Rothschild.)

Streisand attended a pro-Israel rally at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, to raise emergency funds for Israel after the Six-Day War. The rally was co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation-Counsel of Greater Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Committee for State of Israel Bonds, 11th June 1967.

Streisand at Hollywood Bowl 1967

Below: Streisand speaks with Eva Marie Saint.

Streisand and Saint

“Rally For Israel’s Survival” featured several speakers (Rabbi Herbert Friedman, Albert A. Spiegel, and Joseph Mitchell, as well as California Governor at the time, Ronald Reagan).

Streisand holds her speech

There were many celebrity attendees, too: Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore, Edward G. Robinson, Danny Kaye, Peter Sellers, Carl Reiner, Nehemiah Persoff, Agnes Morehead ... and Barbra Streisand.

Streisand making speech from stage

Streisand attended and did not perform, although she made a speech from on stage.


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