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Posts Tagged: Shalva Band Rising Star

February 6, 2019 11:53 am

Israeli Band Shalva Pulls Out of Eurovision Running Due to Shabbat Observance

The Shalva Band has removed itself from the race to represent Israel in this year's Eurovision competition because some of its members observed Shabbat and would not...

February 3, 2019 11:23 am

Shalva Band Advances to ‘Rising Star’ Finals, Amid Looming Shabbat Controversy

The Shalva Band, an Israeli ensemble made up of eight musicians with disabilities, on Saturday night became the first group to advance to the final...

January 29, 2019 11:12 am

Israeli Band of Musicians With Disabilities Sing Original Track in ‘Rising Star’ Competition Titled ‘I See Something Good in You’

The Shalva Band, an Israeli group comprised of musicians with disabilities, competed in the next round of the "Rising Star" competition on Monday with an original...


Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


Official: Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to Step Down in March

Rod Rosenstein, the US deputy attorney general who appointed a special counsel to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign, is expected to step down by mid...


New Facility for Food Manufacturer Osem Means Double the Bamba

Israeli food manufacturer Osem Group has opened a new manufacturing facility for its peanut butter-flavored puffed corn snack Bamba. With the new facility, Osem intends to double the manufacturing capacity...

Middle East

Sources: Despite Sanctions, Iran’s Oil Exports Rise in Early 2019

Iran's exports of crude oil were higher than expected in January and are at least holding steady this month, according to tanker data and industry sources, as some customers have...