“From way back I consider myself an Arab Jew.  But before that I consider myself a worldwide person. I mean, this is the top. I am a human being. …And I try to be a good human being.  In the second place I am a Jew. In the third place I am an Israeli. In between I am a musician….An artist.  Because we have something different.  To be an artist is a little bit different.  It’s a different mission.  It’s a different way of life and it’s a different way of thinking. “