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Israeli animators earn top prize at film festival

'Scapegoat' wins first prize at annual New York film festival.JTA, 8/16/2016, 3:27 PM

Yaakov Shwekey releases new video: 'We Are A Miracle'

New video features tale of Jewish perseverance through the ages, declaring that the Jewish people are indeed a miracle.Yoni Kempinski, 8/15/2016, 5:19 PM

Hawaiian musician performs with Matisyahu at Hollywood gig

Kekoa Alama, who was seen in a video performing the Matisyahu song “One Day” in a Maui coffee shop, performs with him onstage.JTA, 8/15/2016, 4:34 AM

Watch: Shwekey's song in memory of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Yaakov Shwekey sings "Maran Sheli", in memory of Shas's former spiritual leader., 8/15/2016, 3:03 AM

Watch: 8th Day sing live at gala

Jewish singing duo 8th Day, co-founded by brothers Shmuel and Bentzi Marcus, perform their song "Inner Flame" at a gala., 8/15/2016, 2:57 AM

A song for Hallel-Yaffa

Songwriter Naama Sodheart presents a heartbreaking memorial to terror victim Hallel-Yaffa Ariel, who was murdered in her bed in Kiryat Arba.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2016, 1:03 AM

Amy Winehouse Foundation to open home for female addicts

On the fifth anniversary of the death of singer Amy Winehouse, a foundation in her memory will open a home for female addicts.JTA, 8/15/2016, 1:01 AM

Hawaiian coffee shop singer to perform with Matisyahu in concert

Hawaiian musician to perform with Matisyahu on Aug. 12 at the Hollywood Palladium in California.JTA, 8/15/2016, 1:00 AM

'Homeward' - a longing for Gush Katif

Ephraim Menashri, child of Gush Katif, sings of his loss and the fight for his home, in a new single titled "Homeward."Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2016, 9:44 AM

Shimi Angel features in classical a cappela group

Producer Naftali Shnitzler has done it again with another vocal compilation, titled "Classics," of artist Shimi Angel.Kobis, 7/31/2016, 9:38 AM

'The Brothers Solomon's new hit single: 'If I Am Not For Me'

"The Brothers Solomon" have put out an album with their best of the best, in Hebrew and English, topped by theirlatest "If I Am Not For Me."Kobis, 7/31/2016, 9:30 AM

Watch: Arutz Sheva meets rapper Nissim Black

Rapper Nissim Black speaks with Arutz Sheva about joining the Jewish nation and, in light of the change, moving to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 7/22/2016, 3:45 AM

'Shooter' latest US drama shelved after attacks

NBCUniversal pulls sniper drama off summer schedule in aftermath of Louisiana shooting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2016, 1:30 PM

Watch: Jewish embodiment and redemption in Bat Ayin

Fascinating series explores the Jews of Bat Ayin, a Judean hills community in Gush Etzion nestled between Jerusalem and Hevron.Ari Soffer, 7/19/2016, 1:26 PM

Israeli virtuoso launches concerto for Instagram

Mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital's 15-second performance is an illustration of the modern era's short attention span.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2016, 1:22 PM

Santana thumbs nose at BDS to appear in Tel Aviv

Legendary guitarist, to appear in Israel on July 30, dismisses calls to boycott Israel: 'I'd rather do something productive with my energy.'Tal Polon, 7/10/2016, 10:35 PM

Watch: IDF Cantor Sings 'Goodbye'

In a moving clip, Daniel Koltov, Chief Cantor of the IDF, sings at the graduation of IDC Herzliya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2016, 9:17 AM

Sarah Silverman: I am insanely lucky to be alive

The American Jewish comedian spent a week in intensive care after developing a serious health condition.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 7/7/2016, 11:04 PM

Tel Aviv’s White Night – what you need to know

From concerts to parties to road closures, the city that never sleeps prepares for its annual all-night festival.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/30/2016, 1:59 PM

Idan Raichel to receive citation for cultural contribution

B'nai Brith world center to confer citation upon musician Idan Raichel for fostering closer Israel-Diaspora relations through the artsShai Landesman, 6/23/2016, 12:55 PM

Actress bashes Jews as 'Christ-killers'

Says she's happy she's not 'on that team', threatens Jewish actress.David Rosenberg, 6/23/2016, 10:50 AM

Drug abuse, Holocaust figure in film on notorious Dutch lawyers

Max Moszkowicz survived Auschwitz and established a line of successful Jewish lawyers - but beneath the surface lurked many demons.Cnaan Liphshiz, 6/21/2016, 8:39 PM

Sequel to Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ 'in the works'

Gibson reportedly working on sequel to controversial film, criticized for historic inaccuracy and potential to stoke anti-Semitism.JTA, 6/15/2016, 12:26 PM

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' to return for long-awaited 9th season

Larry David’s HBO series to return for a ninth season, ending a five-year wait by fans.JTA, 6/15/2016, 3:31 AM

Israeli film on female soldiers coming to American TV

Prize-winning 'Zero Motivation' to be remade into comedy-drama by BBC America.JTA, 6/7/2016, 7:13 AM

Corrine Allal and Lipa Schmeltzer sing 'Ein Li Eretz Acheret'

Iconic Israeli singer meets colorful American hassidic music star - and the pair finish off with a moving performance of an Israeli classic.Ari Soffer, 6/6/2016, 2:50 PM

Watch: Moving song tribute to Jerusalem Day

Powerful video celebrates Jerusalem Day with incredible shots of the capital city.Matt Wanderman, 6/5/2016, 6:35 PM

Watch: The music video of 'Israel's marriage'

Famed Har Hevron singer asks for couples to send in their wedding footage, only to be moved by the outpouring of 'the nation of Israel.'Ari Yashar, 6/2/2016, 4:28 PM

Listen: Religious star shines in last single of debut album

Hanan Ben-Ari drops fifth single ahead of summer tour nationwide, solidifying his place as a household name with another instant classic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2016, 10:52 PM

People keep asking NY Mets pitcher Steven Matz if he’s Jewish

That's the first question the Long Island native says he's asked when people meet him. So, is he?Gabe Friedman, 5/26/2016, 1:45 PM

Be happy: Pharrell is coming to Israel

Pharrell Williams, who shot to global superstardom with his classic 'Happy,' joins the list of music giants playing in Israel this summer.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2016, 1:16 PM

Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited

As legendary Jewish folk singer turns 75, a look into his most full-throated defense of the Jewish state.Gabe Friedman, 5/24/2016, 7:18 PM

Watch: Coldplay's mind-bending Israeli clip goes viral

World's top band taps two Israelis for latest music video. Lead singer praises as 'one of the best videos people have made' - critics agree.Ari Yashar, 5/18/2016, 8:26 AM

It's official: Legendary comic is coming to Jerusalem

After Louis C.K. announced his plans to perform in Israel, new report confirms show has been agreed on for August.Ari Yashar, 5/16/2016, 1:40 PM

Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest, Israel takes 14th

The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest final took place Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden.Shoshana Miskin, 5/15/2016, 8:44 AM

London Jewish director serves bittersweet comedy on racism

British comedy 'Dough' explores Jewish-Muslim relations, but also made Christian lead playing a Muslim into a 'surrogate Jew.'Cnaan Liphshiz, 5/12/2016, 10:54 PM

Watch: Thanks to heroic sacrifice, 'We Are Home'

Kippalive releases an uplifting song to a classic tune, celebrating the miraculous return of the Jewish nation to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 5/11/2016, 11:43 AM

Watch: Yom Ha'atzmaut mega mashup

Give your ears a treat for Independence Day with a superb combo of classic Israeli hits.Yoni Kempinski, 5/9/2016, 8:06 PM

When the 'Melody of the Souls' came down from Heaven

Religious superstar Hanan Ben-Ari reveals the moving story behind his stirring song, and its connection to Memorial Day.Yoni Kempinski, 5/8/2016, 9:17 PM

Haunting: Israeli star inaugurates 'Six Million Brothers'

Watch David D'Or at Auschwitz give first-ever performance of song written by fallen soldier whose life was changed at the death camp.Yoni Kempinski, 5/5/2016, 9:22 PM

Watch: The haunting melody of Babi Yar

Soulful tune and moving imagery poignantly captures the site of the largest single massacre of the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 7:40 AM

Bruce Springsteen guitarist slams BDS 'obnoxious idiots'

E Street band guitarist Steven Van Zandt didn't take too kindly to anti-Israel venom on Twitter.JTA, 5/3/2016, 4:57 PM

Calls to ban rock band amid accusations of anti-Semitism

Russian rock band 'Alisa' scheduled to perform in Israel later this month. Calls to cancel show cite use of Nazi symbols.David Rosenberg, 5/1/2016, 1:27 PM

Zombies in Jerusalem! Israeli horror films add a local twist

Israeli films no longer limited to comedy and art-house drama. Local film makers experiment with other genres - but an Israeli flavor.Ben Sales, 4/27/2016, 10:27 PM

Lebanese BDS calls to ban Batman v Superman

Lebanese branch of anti-Israeli movement seeks to ban Hollywood flick from theaters over Israeli actress' role as Wonder Woman.Shoshana Miskin, 4/24/2016, 7:13 PM

Watch: Uplifting Jewish rock to 'Change the World'

Dov Gurewicz's band Kavana releases its first music video ahead of debut album, putting a positive message to a fresh sound.Ari Yashar, 4/22/2016, 8:02 AM

Kippalive's latest single: Vehi She’amda

Jewish acapella band Kippalive release new, timely single for Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2016, 2:20 PM

Ronit Elkabetz, ambassador of Israeli cinema, dies at 51

Israeli actress who brought her country's films to the world dies after a long battle with cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2016, 10:52 PM

Watch: Nissim Black's Pesach tribute to his new homeland

Just in time for Passover: Jewish rapper's new single 'Zman Cheruteinu' displays his love for Israel, defiance of Arab terrorism.Ari Soffer, 4/19/2016, 6:10 PM

Crowdfunding campaign to make Jewish music digital

Unusual new startup seeks to take ancient Jewish music from the analog past and bring it to the digital future.Debra Kamin, 4/18/2016, 10:00 PM

Israeli music star caves into pressure – won’t rally for soldier

Day after announcing performance in Tel Aviv rally for Hevron soldier, Eyal Golan and David D'Or cancel appearance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2016, 2:23 PM

Norwegian rappers slammed for using 'Jew' as an insult

Popular rap duo Karpe Diem use 'Jew' and 'Ariel Sharon' as insult in latest single, drawing sharp condemnation.JTA, 4/14/2016, 11:15 AM

Morgan Freeman caves into BDS pressure?

One day after the actor posted a photo of himself, Freeman erases ‘Israel’.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2016, 11:07 AM

Israeli basketball coach David Blatt in running for Knicks post

Just months after being fired by Cleveland Cavaliers, American-Israeli coach reportedly being considered for New York Knicks post.JTA, 4/12/2016, 9:23 PM

On 2nd Israel visit, Kevin Costner dismisses BDS

Two-time Academy Award-winner brushes off Roger Waters' opposition to visiting Israel; 'I receive lots of love here.'JTA, 4/11/2016, 10:25 AM

Watch: 'Ma Nishtana' never sounded so cool

Hit Jewish group Shtar release new single in time for Passover, to 'see you again' by Wiz Khalifa.Ari Soffer, 4/7/2016, 12:34 PM

US rap star Wiz Khalifa to perform in Israel this summer

Wiz Khalifa becomes latest global music star to announce 2016 performance in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 3:20 PM