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Unlikely Coupling: Iranian-Israeli Rita to Perform at UN (VIDEO)

Rita, the Israeli-Iranian singer who has been a cultural bridge between the otherwise diametrically opposed nations, will be appearing at the UN on March,...

February 5, 2013 10:35 pm

Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to Host Jewish Music Concert

New York Times - The arena he built in Brooklyn has hosted concerts of hip-hop, Latin salsa and reggae, not to mention performances by Dylan, Streisand and the Rolling Stones, but when the...

Orthodox Jewish Singer Alex Clare Nominated for BRIT Award

Alex Clare, the Orthodox Jewish, British musician best known for his double platinum single "Too Close," has been nominated for a BRIT award in the Best British Single category, along with Adele, Florence & The...

Jewish Girl Band Haim Set for a Big Year in 2013

The big musical act of 2013 might just be a triumvirate of Jewish sisters from Los Angeles. Haim topped the BBC's annual "Sound of" poll this week, were included on MTV's "Brand New for 2013"...

December 24, 2012 5:45 pm

Jews Don’t Celebrate Christmas But They Have Written Much of the Christmas Music (VIDEO)

Besides the fact that Jesus was Jewish, Jews have a strong influence on the whole...

December 11, 2012 2:08 pm

Snoop Lion Plays Moses in New YouTube Rap Battle With Santa (VIDEO)

Who knew Moses looked so much like Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Doggy...

December 10, 2012 2:02 pm

Billboard Releases List of Top 30 Jewish Musicians (VIDEO)

Billboard, one of the oldest trade publications in the world, has been the litmus test...

December 9, 2012 6:01 pm

Matisyahu Performs on Tonight Show (VIDEO)

Celebrated Jewish rapper Matisyahu performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno recently ahead of...

December 9, 2012 1:41 am

Israeli Rockers Dan Toren and Dana Berger Touring the US for Chanukah

While most Israeli artists are busy with local Hanukkah events back in the holy land as part...

February 5, 2013 10:35 pm

Unlikely Coupling: Iranian-Israeli Rita to Perform at UN (VIDEO)

Rita, the Israeli-Iranian singer who has been a cultural bridge between the otherwise diametrically opposed nations, will be appearing at the UN on March, 5....

January 16, 2013 12:38 am

Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to Host Jewish Music Concert

New York Times - The arena he built in Brooklyn has hosted concerts of hip-hop, Latin salsa and reggae, not to mention performances by...

January 13, 2013 3:21 pm

Orthodox Jewish Singer Alex Clare Nominated for BRIT Award

Alex Clare, the Orthodox Jewish, British musician best known for his double platinum single "Too Close," has been nominated for a BRIT award in the...

January 4, 2013 12:38 pm

Jewish Girl Band Haim Set for a Big Year in 2013

The big musical act of 2013 might just be a triumvirate of Jewish sisters from Los Angeles. Haim topped the BBC's annual "Sound of" poll...

December 24, 2012 5:45 pm

Jews Don’t Celebrate Christmas But They Have Written Much of the Christmas Music (VIDEO)

Besides the fact that Jesus was Jewish, Jews have a strong influence on the whole Christmas atmosphere in other ways. Take for example the music....

December 11, 2012 2:08 pm

Snoop Lion Plays Moses in New YouTube Rap Battle With Santa (VIDEO)

Who knew Moses looked so much like Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Doggy Dogg)? In a new video for the YouTube series "Epic...

December 10, 2012 2:02 pm

Billboard Releases List of Top 30 Jewish Musicians (VIDEO)

Billboard, one of the oldest trade publications in the world, has been the litmus test for popular success in the music industry for decades. Over...

December 9, 2012 6:01 pm

Matisyahu Performs on Tonight Show (VIDEO)

Celebrated Jewish rapper Matisyahu performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno recently ahead of his annual  "Festival of Light" tour, which kicked-off Saturday in...

December 9, 2012 1:41 am

Israeli Rockers Dan Toren and Dana Berger Touring the US for Chanukah

While most Israeli artists are busy with local Hanukkah events back in the holy land as part of the holiday festivities this weekend, two of Israel's most popular rockers...

December 6, 2012 10:54 am

The Israeli Music Scene’s Rising ‘Shtar’

JERUSALEM—When the men of Shtar walked into a Tel Aviv bar on Halloween to perform, the audience was left guessing as to whether the band...

December 5, 2012 7:23 pm

Apple’s iTunes Comes to Israel, at Last

Music lovers in Israel will finally be able to download their favorite melodies through Apple's iTunes online music store, according to a report today in...

December 3, 2012 7:00 pm

Jaffa Road: Where the Light Gets In (INTERVIEW)

Music lovers better pack their bags because they're in for a sonic world tour when global tour de force and Juno nominees Jaffa Road release...

November 29, 2012 3:12 pm

Matisyahu Releases New Song for Hanukkah, Proceeds to Benefit Sandy Relief Efforts (VIDEO)

Matisyahu's New Colors. Source: 100xr.com Matisyahu, the acclaimed Jewish rapper who made waves late last year when he shaved his beard,...

November 18, 2012 2:27 am

Renowned Israeli Composer Noam Sheriff Carries Jewish History on His Shoulders

NEW YORK—Noam Sheriff, conductor of the Haifa Symphony Orchestra and 2011 winner of the Israel Prize (largely regarded as the state's highest honor) in music,...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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