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Posts Tagged: Israel Music

August 12, 2016 4:10 am
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Artfully Countering BDS at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

How do you steal a beach? For the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, the answer is: one grain of sand at a...

November 18, 2013 12:32 pm
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Bob Dylan Meets Opera in Eclectic Israeli Band’s Tribute Album

JNS.org - From Joan Baez to the Grateful Dead, scores of popular artists have tried to take legendary Bob Dylan's work to new audiences...

August 29, 2013 6:56 am
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The Orthodox Rabbi and the Rapper

JNS.org - SEATTLE—Most Orthodox rabbis who earn the title "emeritus" retire to a quiet life of teaching and...

August 29, 2013 6:54 am
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Tibetan Monks Chant Prayers of Peace in Jerusalem

The sounds of Tibetan monks chanting, an Iranian playing the santoor, western African style music, reggae beats, Israeli rock music: all of these musical...

June 3, 2013 2:48 pm
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Israeli Pianist Boris Giltburg Wins Prestigious Queen Elizabeth Competition (VIDEO)

Israeli pianist Boris Giltburg won the prestigious Queen Elizabeth competition in Brussels, Belgium on Saturday. The 28 year-old won the 76-year-old competition through a mix...

May 17, 2013 6:31 am
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Israeli Fails to Impress in Eurovision Finals

Times of Israel - In a Eurovision showing that was sidetracked by reports of terror threats and a controversy over costume design, Israel's...

April 4, 2013 8:07 am
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Report: Rihanna Set to Perform in Israel Later this Year (VIDEO)

Pop Superstar Rihanna may play in Israel later this year after she is finished with her current "Diamond Tour" in the U.S. and Europe, Israel's...

March 6, 2013 2:07 pm
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The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance “Classical” Take on the Flashmob (VIDEO)

Well this is a classic(al) spin on flashmobs: Students from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance popped in on the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson...

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...

October 31, 2012 6:03 pm
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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 10, 2012 5:27 am
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Acclaimed Jewish Pianist, HIV Survivor Still Going and Giving

The world of jazz is a broad and often complicated one that is difficult to define. From be-bop to free jazz to west coast, it...

September 19, 2012 2:00 am
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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
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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 1:58 pm
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Bringing Morocco’s Sacred Music to Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival recently brought a new tradition to the holy city. For 24 consecutive hours, artists and musicians from Israel...

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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