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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

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

New Biography Asks: ‘What If Rabin Had Lived?’ (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin embodied the qualities of his generation:...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK̵...

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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