Achinoam Nini

Noa in Yom Ha'atzmaut Concert at B'nai Jeshurun in Short Hills - April 15, 2013

Nini in 2013, photo by

Place of Birth: Bat-Yam, Israel

Date of Birth: June 23, 1969

Ethnicity: Yemenite Jewish

Achinoam Nini, also known as Noa, is an Israeli singer. She is a leading international concert and recording artist.

Achinoam was born in Bat-Yam, Israel, to a Yemenite Jewish family. Her family moved to New York City, New York, U.S., when she was two. She returned to Israel when she was sixteen.

Achinoam has recorded songs in Arabic, English, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Spanish, Thai, and Yemenite.

She is married to pediatrician Asher Barak, with whom she has three children.

Achinoam’s paternal grandfather is named Israel Nini.

Achinoam’s paternal grandmother is named Musael.


Genealogy of Achinoam Nini (focusing on her father’s side) –

2 Responses

  1. mycarf123123 says:

    Yemeni Jews are Mizrahi Jews

  2. andrew says:


    ethnicity: Yemenite Jewish

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