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Morocco International Music Festival Says Egypt’s Chaaboula ‘Not Performing’ Following Pledge to Sing ‘I Hate Israel’

Following his pledge to sing I Hate Israel at Morocco's Mawazine world music festival, concert organizers on Thursday said Egyptian crooner Shaaban Abdel Rahim,...

May 15, 2014 9:34 am
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Israel’s Rising Ethiopian Music Star on Life as a ‘Black Jew in a Land of White People’ (VIDEO)

Israeli singer Ester Rada discussed her musical journey and Ethiopian roots in a recent BBC profile coinciding with the release of her new album Life Happens. Born in Kiryat Arba, Rada said growing up as the daughter of Ethiopian...

David Broza and Wyclef Jean Promote Peace in Music Video for ‘East Jerusalem, West Jerusalem’

Israeli musician David Broza and hip hop artist Wyclef Jean teamed up recently to film the music video for Broza's latest single East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem. The clip was released exclusively to Variety Latino on Wednesday. In the title track...

Singer Pays Tribute to Israel, ‘Game of Thrones’ With Theme Song, Hatikva Mashup (VIDEO)

Israeli singer-songwriter Michael Greilsammer paid tribute to the HBO series Game of Thrones theme song and Israel's national anthem in a video released Wednesday on YouTube. Titled Hatikva-Game of Thrones Mashup, the black and white clip...

April 23, 2014 7:17 pm
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Katy Perry Channels Jewish Entertainer in ‘Birthday’ Preview (VIDEO)

Complete with a Jew-fro and yarmulka, pop star Katy Perry disguised herself as a Jewish...

April 9, 2014 3:42 pm
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Disney Hit ‘Frozen’ Gets Passover Themed Makeover With ‘Chozen’ (VIDEO)

A Passover themed cover of hit songs Let It Go and Do You Want to...

April 4, 2014 12:17 am
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Meet New York’s 6’7″ Jew Who Will Rap for You (VIDEO)

He's a 6'7" Jewish freestyle rapper who roams the streets of New York delivering his...

March 20, 2014 7:37 am
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Finding Our Own Garden of Eden (VIDEO)

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish holiday of the New Year, corresponds to the sixth day of...

March 16, 2014 9:29 am
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For Purim, Rocking Rabbi Puts Positive Spin on ‘Man of Constant Sorrow’ (VIDEO)

A musically gifted, saintly looking rabbi reinvented American folk song Man of Constant Sorrow in a...

May 15, 2014 9:34 am
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Morocco International Music Festival Says Egypt’s Chaaboula ‘Not Performing’ Following Pledge to Sing ‘I Hate Israel’

Following his pledge to sing I Hate Israel at Morocco's Mawazine world music festival, concert organizers on Thursday said Egyptian crooner Shaaban Abdel Rahim, known...

April 29, 2014 11:49 am
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Israel’s Rising Ethiopian Music Star on Life as a ‘Black Jew in a Land of White People’ (VIDEO)

Israeli singer Ester Rada discussed her musical journey and Ethiopian roots in a recent BBC profile coinciding with the release of her new album Life Happens. Born in...

April 25, 2014 7:09 pm
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David Broza and Wyclef Jean Promote Peace in Music Video for ‘East Jerusalem, West Jerusalem’

Israeli musician David Broza and hip hop artist Wyclef Jean teamed up recently to film the music video for Broza's latest single East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem. The...

April 25, 2014 4:07 pm
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Singer Pays Tribute to Israel, ‘Game of Thrones’ With Theme Song, Hatikva Mashup (VIDEO)

Israeli singer-songwriter Michael Greilsammer paid tribute to the HBO series Game of Thrones theme song and Israel's national anthem in a video released Wednesday on...

April 23, 2014 7:17 pm
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Katy Perry Channels Jewish Entertainer in ‘Birthday’ Preview (VIDEO)

Complete with a Jew-fro and yarmulka, pop star Katy Perry disguised herself as a Jewish performer in a preview clip released Monday for her upcoming Birthday...

April 9, 2014 3:42 pm
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Disney Hit ‘Frozen’ Gets Passover Themed Makeover With ‘Chozen’ (VIDEO)

A Passover themed cover of hit songs Let It Go and Do You Want to Build a Snowman? from Disney's Frozen has attracted tons of...

April 4, 2014 12:17 am
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Meet New York’s 6’7″ Jew Who Will Rap for You (VIDEO)

He's a 6'7" Jewish freestyle rapper who roams the streets of New York delivering his rhymes to unsuspecting passersby. Te'Devan, who calls himself the "6'7" Jew...

March 20, 2014 7:37 am
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Finding Our Own Garden of Eden (VIDEO)

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish holiday of the New Year, corresponds to the sixth day of creation, and the moment when the first pair of humans...

March 16, 2014 9:29 am
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For Purim, Rocking Rabbi Puts Positive Spin on ‘Man of Constant Sorrow’ (VIDEO)

A musically gifted, saintly looking rabbi reinvented American folk song Man of Constant Sorrow in a parody of the blues track created in honor of Purim. Rabbi Tuvia...

March 12, 2014 7:52 am
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Report: Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park Reserved for June Rolling Stones Concert

Ynet - The chances of a Rolling Stones concert in Israel this summer are growing: Yedioth Ahronoth has learned that Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv has been...

March 4, 2014 11:16 pm
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Anthrax Rocker Describes Jewish Mother’s Scream After Telling Her About His Career Choice

Scott Ian, of thrash metal band Anthrax, revealed the difficulty he faced as a teen, and the unforgettable screams that followed, when he told his Jewish...

February 27, 2014 8:57 pm
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Video of Epic David Guetta Concert Atop Masada Draws Half a Million Views in 2 Days (VIDEO)

A newly released video of renowned DJ David Guetta's concert in Israel last October has attracted almost half a million views in the two days...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

World

43 UK Campus Leaders Slam President of Country’s Largest Student Union fo...

In an open letter on Wednesday, campus leaders across the UK slammed the head of the country’s largest student union for her...

Israel

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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