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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...

January 13, 2013 3:21 pm
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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"...

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. A lot of those popular songs associated with the holiday...

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 Rap Battles of History," that's the case, as the famed...

December 10, 2012 2:02 pm
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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
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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
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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...

December 6, 2012 10:54 am
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The Israeli Music Scene’s Rising ‘Shtar’

JERUSALEM—When the men of Shtar walked into a Tel Aviv bar on Halloween to perform,...

December 5, 2012 7:23 pm
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Apple’s iTunes Comes to Israel, at Last

Music lovers in Israel will finally be able to download their favorite melodies through Apple's...

January 13, 2013 3:21 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
1

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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,...

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

Former Israeli President, Prime Minister Shimon Peres Dead at 93

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93, according to Hebrew media reports. His condition had deteriorated on Tuesday, two weeks after he suffered...

Israel

Israeli Strategic Affairs Official: Jewish State Shifting From Defense to O...

The Jewish state is shifting from defense to offense in the fight against delegitimization, a high-level Israeli government official told The...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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