Yael Deckelbaum is an award-winning Israeli/Canadian singer-songwriter and activist. She is a founding member of the legendary trio Habanot Nechama, who had a #1 hit in Israel, with their single “So Far” and sold over 50,000 copies of their album.
Yael has performed with Gregory Porter & Suzanne Vega at the La Notte Della Taranta Festival, also performing on the same stage with Sir George Martin, Chris Kornell, Livingston Taylor, Tom Chapin (3 x Grammy winner), Bobby McFerrin and Matisyahu. Three of her songs have been featured on the internationally acclaimed “The L Word” TV series on Showtime.
In 2016 Yael wrote and composed the song “Prayer of The Mothers” which has over 4.5 million view on YouTube and became the anthem for the “Women Wage Peace” movement which lead to a series of marches and performances in the tens of thousands all over the world to campaign for a peaceful solution to the Israel / Palestine Conflict. This movement and the work of Yael has been documented on CNN, New York Times, Marie Claire, Huffington Post, SBS News, she’s not just an artist but a movement.
The Prayer Of The Mothers Ensemble a multi religion and multi ethnic Folk/World/Rock group birthed in 2017. In December 2017 Yael Deckelbaum & The Prayer of the Mother’s Ensemble, released their debut EP. This release will be followed up with an album in Autumn 2018 – this album will include collaborations with artists such as Zap Mama, Joss Stone, Gal Costa and Miriam Toukan.