Miriam Israeli, is an American-born lyricist and singer of contemporary Jewish religious music.
She performs internationally for women-only audiences.She released her first album of songs in 1999; however, her songs on this and a subsequent album were recorded by male vocalists per the directive of her Rav.
Her songs have been recorded by Benny Friedman, Yaakov Shwekey, Ari Goldwag, Mordechai Shapiro, Uri Davidi.
You probably recognize the songs: Vezakeini, Bonei Olam, Yesh Tikva,Ivri Anochi, Maamin Benisim and Tadlik et Haesh, Machar, Friends, Hakol Mishamayim, Muchanim, Ein Od Milvado.
She performs her own songs in concert tours for women- and girl-only audiences in the United States, England, and Israel.She is also a freelance writer and author of a serialized diary, “Music Maker”, for Mishpacha magazine.
Miriam and her husband have 11 children; they reside in the Romema neighborhood of Jerusalem.