The year 1967. The Navy Band performs the song "Ma Avarech" written by Rachel Shapira in memory of a young man from her Kibbutz fallen in the Six-Day-War. And the people of Israel discover the voice, of a young woman, that moves hearts.

Yoram Teharlev (song writer) meets a carpenter carving a chair for Elijah the Prophet and inspired by him writes the lyrics of the song "Al Kapav Yavee". 1969. Rivka Zohar sings the song in the song festival; it is voted the "song of the year" and wins the prestigious award at that time - "David's Harp".
Natan Alterman (the national poet), moved by her voice, adds to the musical "Tsats and Tsatsa" songs that will be loved by audiences for many years to come: "Oriana", "Gedalya" and writes especially for her "Zemer Shalosh Hatshuvot". Rhymers of rhymes write, musicians compose and the singer sings… "Ben Yafe Nolad", "Nagen Li Yarden", "Habayit Leyad Hamesila". And she will perform a lot.

In the year 1973, after the "Yom Kippur War" she packs her bags and travels to New York together with her first husband and her little daughter Tamah. She will work at the "Finjan Club" in the Village and have a special relationship, full of warmth and joy with the owner of the club Menachem Dwarman about whom she will say: "A generous and an honest man".

And she will meet Ali at the "Finjan Club", a great musician, a player of oud and darbuka. The music between them flows giftedly. They will play together for seven years. She is delighted with her work and her life is full of joy.

Suddenly. Her life is shaken to its core and she will find herself standing at the edge of the abyss. Its upheavals almost destroy her.

1985. The song "Haderech El Hakfar" brings the singer back to her homeland and her comeback is the idea and work of Gavri Mazor (the art director of the festival) to whom she is forever grateful. And from there she will sing "Chelkat Elohim"and "Hal'a".

And still not it. Her soul is ripped, and the sorrow destroying any spark of hope.

1988. A turning point in her life. Rivka Zohar meets the philosopher and writer Shlomo Kalo. After reading his books she will say: "I've come home". In them she will find the answer how to live with her sorrow and in days to come she will thank him saying:" To my husband Shlomo Kalo - without whom I wouldn't be here, who put me on a path of life worthy of living".
Shlomo Kalo takes the singer under his wings and she will go through a melting pot and it will be 20 years of silence and at the end of them - a blessing.

And Shlomo Kalo will write for her the songs "Avi Hatov Shebashamaim", "Amazing Grace" will get his wonderful translation, "Sipur Al Tsipor", "Lichyot Otam Ad Tom" about which she will say: "to live means to struggle, to struggle means to love."

20 years of silence.

In one of the days of the year 2004, on their way back from abroad, their hearts will flow with joy and they will be say: "From high above the white houses of Tel Aviv and its sands are seen and in this dry boniness is treasured something ancient and a song erupts, that is woven in the soul, testifying on the grace that will never sever, between our hearts and this land."

Early in the morning Shlomo Kalo will sit on his bed and write, and the words will flow full of ancient grace and the spirit of a free man and he will name it "Kalat Melech" - "King's Bride".
… "And there is no song like it. And it is the most beautiful, perfect, sublime among my songs. And the songs "Al Kapav Yavee", "Haderech El Hakfar" paved its way and bow before it." (The Olive Tree - autobiography).

On November 16th 2006, the singer finds herself beside her desk to write her life experience and the story erupts and is written on pieces of paper in all conditions: while eating and while cleaning the house and even in the middle of taking a shower. And excited she will run to her husband, Shlomo Kalo, asking his opinion on her writing and at first he will read devotedly and after a while he will say to her: "you don't need my approval, go on!"
And the book will be completed in two months and will be given the name "The Olive Tree". And in the end of her writing she wants to express her love to him in a song and she asks him to write it and she dares to give him ideas, and with a smile he will comply.

In February 2007 "The Olive Tree" is published and in its strands the song "Ohevet Otcha"- "loving you" is recorded. After reading the book, the producer, Udi Zamberg, will ask to bring her back on stage. There is a warm relationship between the singer and the producer. In September 2007, for the first time in almost 20 years, Rivka Zohar appears on the stage of the Rishon LeZion Concert Hall, accompanied by the Symphonic Orchestra of Rishon LeZion with the arranger and conductor Ilan Mochiach. And her show "Chelkat Elohim" combines old and new songs and her life story woven as a scarlet thread in between them. One of the people that rush to her backstage will say: "you have become a messenger for humanity!".