Peres eyes Streisand
Last updated: 2007-10-19
Israeli president Shimon Peres has asked Barbra Streisand to perform at the country's 60th anniversary celebrations next year.
Peres praises the singing diva's rendition of Avinu Malkeinu and hopes the star will lend her talents to the planned festivities.
He also reveals the celebrations will include a special tribute to the United States.
The 84-year-old leader says: "It's time to say thanks for being on our side".