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Posts Tagged: Music

August 14, 2016 6:04 am
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Popular Senegalese Musician Baaba Maal Pressured by BDS-ers to Cancel Israel Concert

An organization aligned with the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is pressuring a popular Senegalese musician not to perform in Israel next month. Artists...

August 12, 2016 4:46 pm
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Israeli Musician Draws Half Million Views for Comedic Commentary on Simone Biles’ Olympic Routine (VIDEO)

A video of a popular Israeli musician's comedic commentary on the Olympic performance of a gold-medal US gymnast has attracted over half a million views on...

April 19, 2016 10:46 am
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Cultural Organization Pushes Back Against BDS by Providing Behind-the-Scenes Support for Artists Planning to Perform in Israel (INTERVIEW)

Despite pressure from the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Hollywood celebrities and famous musicians are choosing to visit and perform in the Jewish...

August 18, 2015 3:18 pm
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Chaos Ensues as Street Band Plays ‘Jewish Music’ Near Mosque in Turkey (VIDEO)

Members of a street band were attacked in the streets of Istanbul on Monday after they were accused of playing "Jewish music," Israel's Channel 2...

May 27, 2015 3:30 pm
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OneRepublic Surprises Israeli Soldiers With Visit to Iron Dome Battery

Members of the popular pop rock band OneRepublic, who are currently touring Israel, surprised IDF soldiers manning an Iron Dome missile defense battery in Ashkelon...

May 11, 2015 5:21 pm
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Israeli Stars, Artists Call for Unity After Bruising Electoral Season

Responding to divisive comments made by celebrities during Israel's recent election season, a number of the country's artists, singers and actors have responded with a...

July 14, 2014 12:35 am
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Israel Remains Remarkably Moral

Israelis were traumatized in recent weeks by the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli youths - Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel,...

July 24, 2012 12:10 pm
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Never Say Never: Sources Say Justin Bieber Will Return To Israel (VIDEO)

According to Israeli news site Nana 10, the Biebs is coming back to the Holy Land. Justin Bieber will be arriving in Israel to promote...

July 16, 2012 1:13 pm
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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 16, 2012 12:00 pm
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Jerusalem Residents Plan to Fight Muslim Prayer Call with Rock and Roll Music

Residents of the French Hill neighborhood in Jerusalem plan to combat Arab prayer-calls by blasting music from loudspeakers, in defiance of Arab religious conventions. According...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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