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Black Eyed Peas Star Lindo Visits Kotel in Jerusalem (PHOTO)

Allan Pineda Lindo, Jr. of the Black Eyed Peas made a surprise visit to the Western Wall on Monday, in Israel. A passerby noticed the...

August 14, 2012 8:47 am

With No Razor, Matisyahu Turned to Supercuts

Musical star Matisyahu ended his hassidic days in an Upper West Side Supercuts chain-store, according to a Huffington Post interview with the Jewish reggae artist. The decision to de-beard in a Supercuts barbershop came because Matisyahu,...

Turkish and Israeli Rappers Join Forces

In an effort to promote peace in the Middle East through his music, SHI 360, an Israeli-Jewish rap musician, has released a new CD in collaboration with Turkish rapper Sirat. The songs on the new...

Guns N’ Roses Performs Israeli National Anthem at Tel Aviv Concert (VIDEO)

Guns N' Roses did not disappoint during their concert in Tel Aviv this week, with lead guitarist Ron Thal - also known as Ronald Blumenthal - performing the melody to Israel's national anthem (Hatikva) while...

July 2, 2012 2:23 pm

Guns N’ Roses Arrives in Israel for Summer Rock 2012

Nineteen years after his last performance in the Holy Land, Guns N' Roses frontman Axl...

July 2, 2012 7:00 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers Express “Love” for Israel Ahead of First Visit (VIDEO)

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform in Israel later this year, for the first...

June 18, 2012 10:08 am

Lil Wayne on Drake’s Fashion Sense: “He’s Jewish” (VIDEO)

Hip-hop artist Lil Wayne recently said Kanye West is "the most stylish" rapper in the...

June 8, 2012 10:34 am

Sporting New Look, Matisyahu Tells Upset Fans “Don’t Worry’

A few days after Jewish reggae star Matisyahu was seen without a kippah in...

June 7, 2012 4:45 pm

Exclusive Interview: Rita Farouz, Israeli Icon With Iranian Roots

With her musical career spanning three decades, Rita has managed...

August 14, 2012 8:47 am

Black Eyed Peas Star Lindo Visits Kotel in Jerusalem (PHOTO)

Allan Pineda Lindo, Jr. of the Black Eyed Peas made a surprise visit to the Western Wall on Monday, in Israel. A passerby noticed the music...

July 16, 2012 1:13 pm

With No Razor, Matisyahu Turned to Supercuts

Musical star Matisyahu ended his hassidic days in an Upper West Side Supercuts chain-store, according to a Huffington Post interview with the Jewish reggae artist. The...

July 11, 2012 3:44 pm

Turkish and Israeli Rappers Join Forces

In an effort to promote peace in the Middle East through his music, SHI 360, an Israeli-Jewish rap musician, has released a new CD in...

July 4, 2012 9:51 am

Guns N’ Roses Performs Israeli National Anthem at Tel Aviv Concert (VIDEO)

Guns N' Roses did not disappoint during their concert in Tel Aviv this week, with lead guitarist Ron Thal - also known as Ronald Blumenthal...

July 2, 2012 2:23 pm

Guns N’ Roses Arrives in Israel for Summer Rock 2012

Nineteen years after his last performance in the Holy Land, Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is now back in Israel.  Following his arrival at...

July 2, 2012 7:00 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers Express “Love” for Israel Ahead of First Visit (VIDEO)

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform in Israel later this year, for the first time in the close to 30 years that the band...

June 18, 2012 10:08 am

Lil Wayne on Drake’s Fashion Sense: “He’s Jewish” (VIDEO)

Hip-hop artist Lil Wayne recently said Kanye West is "the most stylish" rapper in the world of music, and during the same interview, Wayne discussed...

June 8, 2012 10:34 am

Sporting New Look, Matisyahu Tells Upset Fans “Don’t Worry’

A few days after Jewish reggae star Matisyahu was seen without a kippah in a photo posted on Instagram, the musician on Wednesday ...

June 7, 2012 4:45 pm

Exclusive Interview: Rita Farouz, Israeli Icon With Iranian Roots

With her musical career spanning three decades, Rita has managed to become the biggest female artist in Israel and one...

June 7, 2012 2:46 pm

Mount Masada to Host “Carmen” Opera for Extraordinary Performances

What do French opera composer Georges Bizet, Masada and a Spanish village have in common? They're all part of the most ambitious cultural ...

June 5, 2012 4:02 pm

Matisyahu’s Public Transformation: What The World Doesn’t Understand

Six months ago, Matisyahu shaved off his beard. And while it made headlines in the mainstream press, few realized how much this seemingly...

June 5, 2012 6:30 am

Holocaust Survivors’ Objections Silence Tel Aviv Wagner Concert

Tel Aviv University on Monday denied a request to hold a concert of works by the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner on its...

June 1, 2012 7:00 am

Madonna Wraps Herself in Israeli Flag as MDNA Tour Kicks Off

Billboard - Pop music star Madonna treated tens of thousands of ecstatic fans in Israel to the ...

June 1, 2012 5:30 am

Avicii Rocks Tel Aviv, Same Night as Madonna Kicks Off MDNA in Israel

Madonna wasn't the only international music star in Tel Aviv on Thursday night.  Avicii, the grammy nominated DJ with a worldwide following, performed at Bitan...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Trump: Two-State Solution Preferable, But Up to Israel, Palestinians to Dec...

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes the concept of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, expressing...

Israel

Israel Denies Visas to Staff Members of ‘Extreme, Hostile’ NGO ...

Israel is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international human rights NGOs...

Middle East

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless...

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