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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...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

Dozens of Advocacy Groups Endorse Jewish Nominee for Top Education Departme...

Dozens of advocacy groups on Monday called for the confirmation of Kenneth Marcus -- a leading figure in efforts to...

Israel

Defense Minister: IDF Will Destroy All Hamas Terror Tunnels by End of 2018

JNS.org - Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Israeli television that the Jewish state has developed cutting-edge counter-tunnel technology that will enable it to destroy all Hamas terror tunnels by the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...

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