Jewish music artists pay tribute to Israeli music

'Project Relax' Jewish music compilations puts out album devoted to Israeli music, with authentic Israeli style.Yoni Kempinski, 9/16/2018, 8:19 PM

It's official: Tel Aviv to host Eurovision

EBU announces annual song contest will be held in Tel Aviv. Culture Minister: I preferred Jerusalem, but Tel Aviv will do a fine job.Tal Polon, 9/13/2018, 2:08 PM

Paul McCartney: I never meant to offend Jews

Paul McCartney says iconic ‘Hey Jude’ song was never meant to be offensive.JTA, 9/13/2018, 10:45 AM

Gush Emunim 'settles' the Tel Aviv Cinematheque

Film about settlement movement pioneers screened at Tel Aviv film festival. Director: 'I wanted to bring the settlements to Tel Aviv.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 9:43 PM

Artists call for boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Roger Waters among group of more than 100 artists who call for boycott of Eurovision in 2019, which is to be held in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/8/2018, 1:05 AM

US band joins Lana Del Rey in backing out of Israeli festival

American indie band 'Of Montreal' joins Lana Del Rey, other acts in pulling out of music festival in Israel following BDS pressure.JTA, 9/6/2018, 3:46 PM

Watch: Refaini Hashem on Shofar

From Brooklyn to Israel and back, Danny Flam plays Yossi Green's song Refaeini Hashem on shofar, with cameo appearance by the songwriter.Tzvi Lev, 9/5/2018, 2:42 PM

Watch: Refaini Hashem on Shofar

From Brooklyn to Israel and back, Danny Flam plays Yossi Green's song Refaeini Hashem on shofar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2018, 2:14 PM

Eurovision's demands of Israel

European Broadcasting Union chairman says Israel must not curtail work by Eurovision performers on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 9:04 PM

MK Yair Lapid pens letter to Lana Del Rey

Read MK Yair Lapid's open letter to pop star following her cancellation of scheduled Israel performance.Yair Lapid, 9/3/2018, 1:32 PM

Watch: Akiva Tourgeman praises God

Listen to the new single off the 5th installment of the 'Tzama' series showcasing traditional Chabad songs.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 9:19 AM

Popular Arab singer becomes Jewish

Singer Nasreen Qadri, born to Muslim family, finishes conversion process on 32nd birthday, adopting a new name - 'Bracha.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 8:55 AM

Israeli radio apologizes after breaking Wagner taboo

Israeli public broadcaster says 'error' caused broadcast of music written by anti-Semitic composer Richard Wagner.AFP, 9/2/2018, 8:48 PM

Lana Del Rey cancels Israel concert

After pressure from BDS, American singer and songwriter announces she will postpone Israel concert until she can also visit "Palestine".Elad Benari, Canada, 8/31/2018, 8:47 PM

Undeterred by the left: Rock guitarist performs in Har Hevron

Israeli rock guitarist Berry Sakharof performs at the Har Hevron Regional Council despite boycott calls.Ido Ben Porat, 8/31/2018, 4:16 AM

Watch: A new version of famous Rosh Hashana song

'Ruach Haniggun' performs High Holidays classic 'Ochila La'el.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 8:52 PM

Vanessa Redgrave doesn't reget 'Zionist hoodlums' remarks.

Academy Award-winning actress says no regrets over 1978 Oscars speech slamming 'Zionist hoodlums.'JTA, 8/30/2018, 8:48 PM

'Thanks for being a proud Jew and not performing on Shabbat'

Shas leader Aryeh Deri says Mizrahit music star Omer Adam's commercial success is due to well-known refusal to perform on Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 7:01 PM

Protests after Eyal Golan slated to appear at 'Selichot' event

Feminist groups say Israeli singer who was involved in scandal with underage girls shouldn't appear with Chief Rabbi at Selichot event.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 4:58 PM

'I got hoarse, I gave tzedakah, and my voice returned'

Singer Avraham Fried relates how he lost his voice during a performance - and how it returned after following the Rebbe's instruction.Michal Levi, 8/29/2018, 10:27 PM

Watch: Former IDF Chief Cantor's holiday song

Shai Abramson joins in with other hassidic music stars to release new song for the high holidays.Tzvi Lev, 8/29/2018, 7:58 PM

Roseanne dead in spinoff of her eponymous television show

Roseanne character to be 'killed off' for spinoff show, after actress Roseanne Barr's show dropped over her controversial tweet.JTA, 8/29/2018, 11:57 AM

Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra targeted by BDS in South America

BDS calls on music lovers to boycott Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra's concerts in South America.Ben Ariel, 8/29/2018, 5:15 AM

Listen: Aharon Razel performs classic 'Shuvi Nafshi'

Razel collaborates with Nismacha wedding band to cover classic song composed by Rabbi Shlomo Carbach.Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2018, 7:55 PM

Award-winning playwright Neil Simon dies at 91

American-Jewish playwright Neil Simon known for the 'Odd Couple' and 'Lost in Yonkers' passes away.JTA, 8/26/2018, 10:57 PM

Avraham Fried in Mount of Olives 'Selichot' performance

Hasidic singer to host Kobi Aflalo and Shuli Rand in two special performances for month of Elul. 'Returning security to Mount of Olives.'Mordechai Sones, 8/23/2018, 9:56 AM

Watch: Mordechai Shapira's new single 'Friends'

Watch Mordechai Shapira's new music video.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2018, 9:42 AM

Benny Friedman puts Lubavitcher Rebbe's blessing to song

The Chabad singer sings about the traditional blessing the Rebbe would give every newly-engaged couple.Tzvi Lev, 8/22/2018, 9:10 PM

Lana Del Rey: I won't nix Israel show - but I'll visit Palestine

American singer refuses calls by BDS supporters to cancel Israel show, but vows to visit 'Palestine', says she understands 'concerns'.David Rosenberg, 8/22/2018, 9:35 AM

Gal Gadot 10th highest paid actress

Israeli-born 'Wonder Woman' star makes list of highest paid actresses in Hollywood for the first time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2018, 8:23 PM

Sick little girl's father sings her to health

Meir Chortkov didn't dream of being published or singing, but coping with daughter's illness led him to poetry devoted to her healing.Mordechai Sones, 8/20/2018, 10:16 PM

Watch: Shuli Rand's new music video

Hassidic actor and folk artist pens thoughtful new melody about the upcoming Rosh Hashana holiday.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 9:30 AM

'Performing in Israel is not a political statement'

American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey not backing down from plans to perform in Israel despite backlash.Elad Benari, 8/20/2018, 1:07 AM

Watch: Inside the life of Gad Elbaz

What is behind the pop star's worldwide success?Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2018, 8:58 PM

Watch: Nissim Black talks Nissim Black

What caused the African-American rapper to convert to Judaism and adopt a haredi lifestyle?Tzvi Lev, 8/15/2018, 9:22 PM

Israel’s Educational Television signs off after 50 years

Channel which aired Israel's version of 'Sesame Street' closes as part of deal to replace broadcasting authority.JTA, 8/15/2018, 8:15 PM

Israel Eurovision contest saved

Israel's public broadcaster announces last-minute deal to keep next year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.AFP, 8/14/2018, 8:07 PM

EBU: Eurovision to take place in Israel as planned

Associate of European Broadcasting Union says officials assured him Eurovision will be held in Israel despite concern over funding.Gary Willig, 8/13/2018, 9:58 PM

Watch: How did 'Zusha' become the hottest band in Jewish music?

New documentary examines the hassidic hipsters tearing up the Jewish music scene.Tzvi Lev, 8/13/2018, 10:09 AM

Netanyahu against more Eurovision funding

PM says public broadcasting corporation has more than enough money for next year's Eurovision contest, does not need more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2018, 9:19 PM

Eurovision contest in danger

Israel Broadcasting Association warns Israel must pay 12 million Euros or lose right to hold Eurovision contest next year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2018, 5:57 PM

Watch: Lipa Schmeltzer on Lipa Schmeltzer

Watch the new documentary of the hassidic rapper whose massive record sales was only matched by the accompanying massive controversy.Tzvi Lev, 8/9/2018, 4:00 PM

Bilingual cover to Israeli hit - 'Modeh Ani'

Tal Vaknin new single, a cover to Omer Adams hit song “Modeh Ani” sung in four different languages accompanied by music video.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 7:50 PM

Yoni Z: Next generation of Jewish music and Jewish video clips

'I decided if I was going to do this career, I wanted it to be very much full-throttle, to go ahead with it how it's now developing, b"H.'Yoni Kempinski, 8/8/2018, 5:52 PM

Watch: Thousands at Klezmer Festival in Samaria

International Klezmer Festival held in Samaria for third year; 'BDS movement and its like can continue barking but the convoy passes.'Yoni Kempinski, 8/7/2018, 12:58 PM

Gal Gadot to play new role

Israeli actress Gal Gadot may sign deal to play Hedy Lamarr.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2018, 11:57 AM

Shwekey: There's never "too much energy" in Jewish Music

The Jewish music superstar talks about his new album, the state of Jewish music, and why his new song will be in 3 different languages.Yoni Kempinski, 8/6/2018, 3:28 PM

Moshe Mizrahi to be buried in Tel Aviv

Funeral set for Moshe Mizrahi, Israel's only Oscar-winning director.AFP, 8/6/2018, 12:43 PM

Watch: Eli Miller performs Kol Sasson V' Kol Simcha'

The new bouncy song that will rock this summer's wedding season!Tzvi Lev, 8/5/2018, 10:34 PM

Israeli Jewish music stars present French duet

In first, Ishay Ribo and Amir Hadad sing duet. Hadad was the first Israeli to represent France in the Eurovision contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2018, 4:30 PM

RIP film director Moshe Mizrahi

The academy award winning director passed away Friday morning in Tel Aviv. He was 86.Arutz Sheva, 8/3/2018, 5:56 PM

Watch: Daniel Zamir releases his 13th album

Hassidic jazz arftist comes out with 'Bmkom Ta'abat'.Tzvi Lev, 8/1/2018, 2:45 PM

Watch: The song inspired by a Chabad emissary

Zevulun Natanov was inspired to write the song 'Pashut' after meeting many types of Jews while serving as a Chabad emmissary.Tzvi Lev, 7/30/2018, 1:58 PM

Listen: Yoni Z finally releases his first album

Rising American hassidic pop star Yoni Z releases his new album after more than 5 years of effort.Tzvi Lev, 7/29/2018, 7:45 PM

Roseanne apologizes to former Obama adviser

Jewish American comedian Roseanne Barr apologized for tweet post about Valerie Jarrett which was a factor in cancellation of her sitcom.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/28/2018, 2:02 AM

Watch the new single by the Samarian Women's Choir

Women's choir 'Hallel' releases their new single titled 'Reu Banim'.Tzvi Lev, 7/26/2018, 1:44 PM

Georgia lawmaker duped by Sacha Baron Cohen resigns

Rep. Jason Spencer announces resignation after comedian Cohen dupes him into using racial slur.JTA, 7/25/2018, 10:19 PM