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Teen Star Demi Lovato Claims Jewish Roots

Actress-singer/tortured child star/current X Factor host Demi Lovato made a big announcement on Twitter Monday—well sort of. During the course of a conversation on...

November 12, 2012 4:41 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Israeli Singer David Broza Begins US, Canada Tour (INTERVIEW)

Multi-platinum Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza embarked on a mini North American tour this past weekend, with stops in San Francisco, Seattle and Chicago, among others. Considered one of the most dynamic and vibrant performers to...

World Famous Tenor Andrea Bocelli Tells UK Paper of His Love for Israel

In an interview with the UK's Telegraph Travel section famed Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli spoke generously of his time in Israel. In response to the question "Which was your best holiday," he responded: "A country that...

State Department’s Musical Diplomacy Reaches Israel and the Middle East

The US Department of State and the Association of American Voices is facilitating a unique musical program called American Music Abroad. The program works to implement Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's vision of "smart power"diplomacy,...

October 15, 2012 5:31 pm

Rihanna Sports New Hebrew Accessory

Rihanna has found love. Well, not really— at least not that we know of. But...

October 12, 2012 10:28 am

Jewish Rapper Shyne Upset With President Obama

The Jewish rapper Shyne isn't happy with President Obama, because he believes the president has...

October 10, 2012 12:54 pm

Jewish Rapper Shyne Slams Judaism Latecomers Rick Ross and Drake (AUDIO)

The rapper Shyne, who enjoyed a successful hip-hop career in the early aughts before it...

October 4, 2012 2:50 pm

Rick Ross Gives Himself “A Black Bar Mitzvah” on New Mixtape

One of hip-hop's biggest names is giving himself his very own bar mitzvah. Rick Ross, who...

September 19, 2012 2:00 am

Songs of ‘Ahava’

Growing up in a family whose members supported him and each other even as some...

November 12, 2012 4:41 pm

Teen Star Demi Lovato Claims Jewish Roots

Actress-singer/tortured child star/current X Factor host Demi Lovato made a big announcement on Twitter Monday—well sort of. During the course of a conversation on her...

November 7, 2012 5:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Israeli Singer David Broza Begins US, Canada Tour (INTERVIEW)

Multi-platinum Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza embarked on a mini North American tour this past weekend, with stops in San Francisco, Seattle and Chicago, among others....

November 7, 2012 1:32 pm

World Famous Tenor Andrea Bocelli Tells UK Paper of His Love for Israel

In an interview with the UK's Telegraph Travel section famed Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli spoke generously of his time in Israel. In response to the...

October 31, 2012 6:03 pm

State Department’s Musical Diplomacy Reaches Israel and the Middle East

The US Department of State and the Association of American Voices is facilitating a unique musical program called American Music Abroad. The program works to...

October 15, 2012 5:31 pm

Rihanna Sports New Hebrew Accessory

Rihanna has found love. Well, not really— at least not that we know of. But the pop superstar was recently snapped arriving at a recording...

October 12, 2012 10:28 am

Jewish Rapper Shyne Upset With President Obama

The Jewish rapper Shyne isn't happy with President Obama, because he believes the president has done nothing to help his bid to return to the...

October 10, 2012 12:54 pm

Jewish Rapper Shyne Slams Judaism Latecomers Rick Ross and Drake (AUDIO)

The rapper Shyne, who enjoyed a successful hip-hop career in the early aughts before it was derailed by legal issues, and has since embraced Orthodox...

October 4, 2012 2:50 pm

Rick Ross Gives Himself “A Black Bar Mitzvah” on New Mixtape

One of hip-hop's biggest names is giving himself his very own bar mitzvah. Rick Ross, who founded the music label Maybach Music, announced the release of...

September 19, 2012 2:00 am

Songs of ‘Ahava’

Growing up in a family whose members supported him and each other even as some went their own ways, Marcus Goldhaber was fortunate to see...

September 12, 2012 1:16 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers Spice up the Holy Land with Searing Performance

After a delay of exactly 11 years and two weeks, the Red Hot Chili Peppers finally performed before a cheering audience at Tel Aviv's Hayarkon...

September 10, 2012 11:14 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers Visit Jerusalem Ahead of Israeli Concert (PHOTOS)

Ahead of their Monday night performance in Tel Aviv, the Red Hot Chili peppers stopped for a tour of Jerusalem. After landing in Israel from Turkey,...

September 6, 2012 7:20 am

LMFAO’S Redfoo to Perform in Tel Aviv (VIDEO)

Redfoo of the recording duo LMFAO is heading to Israel in October for a concert in Tel Aviv. The Los Angeles born music star is bringing...

August 22, 2012 10:19 am

Lenny Kravitz Cancels Concert in Israel

JPost - Lenny Kravitz has decided to cancel his performance in Israel due to prior commitments, Channel 2 News reported Tuesday evening. The veteran American musician...

August 16, 2012 8:43 pm

Elvis Presley’s Jewish Roots Highlighted on his 35th Yahrtzheit

On the 35th anniversary of his death Thursday, Tablet magazine highlighted something about Elvis Presley that even his die-hard fans probably don't know: he's Jewish! According...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

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...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

New Poll: More British Muslims Blame Jews for 9/11 Terror Attacks Than Al-Q...

Only 4% of British Muslims believe Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda terrorist group was responsible for the 9/11 attacks, a new...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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