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Posts Tagged: Israel Music

January 11, 2017 5:33 am
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Israeli Artist Sings Marley and Talks Godly

Contestants on singing competitions can expect judges to criticize their voices -- not their choice of religious observance. Unless, of course, you live in Israel. After Avi...

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...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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