Miri Ben-Ari

Ben-Ari in 2010, pic by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Tel Aviv District, Israel

Date of Birth: December 4, 1978

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Miri Ben-Ari (מירי בן-ארי) is an Israeli and American violinist, musician, producer, and humanitarian. She is a Grammy winner. She created her own unique sound by a fusion of classical style with jazz, R&B, and hip-hop, and has been recognized as a musical pioneer. She is known as the “The Hip Hop Violinist.”

Miri is of Polish Jewish and Russian Jewish descent. Around her twenties, she moved from Israel to the U.S. She lives in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Miri’s paternal grandparents were from Poland. They were the only ones to survive the Holocaust among their close family.

Sources: https://miribenari.com

Information about Miri’s family history – https://www.jpost.com


Curious about ethnicity

3 Responses

  1. Yeravam says:

    She’s Ashkenazi Jewish.

  2. OMG says:

    interesting. surely thought she had a little black in her.

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