Jewish rap rock band performs Hanukkah song

Watch: Israeli observant "Shtar" band performs "Ma'oz Tzur" - a classic Hanukkah song from the candle lighting prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2016, 11:38 PM

Actress Debbie Reynolds dies a day after daughter Carrie Fisher

Actress Debbie Reynolds dies at 84 a day after her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher.JTA, 12/30/2016, 3:30 AM

Zubin Mehta to retire from Israel Philharmonic in 2019

Longtime conductor of Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to retire in October 2019.JTA, 12/28/2016, 5:59 AM

Deceased pop star George Michael claimed Jewish roots

British pop singer who died unexpectedly yesterday at the age of 53 disclosed a decade ago that he had Jewish roots.JTA, 12/27/2016, 9:56 AM

Jewish-American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dead at 99

Hungarian-born Jewish-American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies 99 after suffering a heart attack.Ben Ariel, 12/19/2016, 3:45 AM

Beloved singer Ahuva Ozeri passes away

Ozeri, a much-loved and honored Israeli singer, died on Tuesday, after a long battle with cancer.Uzi Baruch, 12/13/2016, 1:32 PM

Bob Dylan: I never imagined I'd win Nobel Prize for literature

In speech at Nobel Prize awards ceremony,Bob Dylan says he never thought he would win Nobel PrizeJTA, 12/12/2016, 10:41 PM

Listen: Shevet Achim Ensemble's Chanukah melodies

The Shevet Achim Ensemble group, along with singer Chilik Frank, put out a special Chanukah albulm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2016, 6:26 PM

TV series billboard shows Statue of Liberty giving Nazi salute

New advertisement for Amazon TV series “The Man in the High Castle” shows the Statue of Liberty giving a Nazi salute.JTA, 12/7/2016, 4:57 AM

Bob Dylan sending acceptance speech to be read at Nobel ceremony

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature will send a speech to be read aloud at the awards presentation in Stockholm.JTA, 12/6/2016, 3:28 AM

Air Supply gives free tickets to wives of Israeli firefighters

80s pop group scheduled to perform in Israel donates concert tickets to families of firefighters after 5 days of blazes across the country.JTA, 11/28/2016, 2:30 PM

Coldplay lead singer visits Israel - band to follow?

Chris Martin, lead singer of the popular band Coldplay, is in Israel, and sources say he's setting up a future concert by the band.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2016, 4:42 AM

Gad Elbaz and Dudu Fisher in powerful 'Jewish Unity' concert

The sold out crowd of 3,000 at the majestic Kings Theater in Flatbush, Brooklyn was comprised of Jews of all ages and backgrounds.Mica Soffer, 11/20/2016, 9:51 PM

5 of Leonard Cohen's most 'Jewish' songs

Following the passing of the legendary songwriter, a survey of 5 of his most explicitly Jewish-themed songs.Ben Sales, 11/13/2016, 1:23 PM

Israeli leaders eulogize Leonard Cohen

President Rivlin, PM Netanyahu eulogized Canadian Jewish singer who performed for soldiers during the Yom Kippur War.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/11/2016, 9:23 PM

Leonard Cohen dies at 82

Jewish Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, who performed for Israeli troops during the Yom Kippur War, dead at 82.Elad Benari, 11/11/2016, 4:09 AM

Roger Waters urges music duo to boycott Israel

Former Pink Floyd star leading a call for The Chemical Brothers to cancel upcoming concert in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 11/2/2016, 6:13 AM

Mel Gibson: It's 'kind of annoying' people aren't over my rant

Mel Gibson says it’s time for the world to move on from his anti-Semitic tirade in 2006.JTA, 11/1/2016, 6:27 PM

Japanese pop group's Nazi-esque outfits spark controversy

Outfits worn at pre-Halloween event spark backlash as critics note strong similarity to Nazi uniforms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2016, 1:15 PM

Roger Waters loses millions over BDS support

Roger Waters loses $4 million sponsorship deal because organization uncomfortable with his anti-Israel activism.Gary Willig, 10/28/2016, 10:09 AM

Israeli documentary named to shortlist for Academy Awards

Israel’s Oscar quest for 2017 gets off to a hopeful start by placing on the first shortlist of documentary contenders.JTA, 10/28/2016, 3:28 AM

Phil Chess, groundbreaking blues and rock exec, dies at 95

Phil Chess, who co-founded the pioneering blues record label Chess Records, has died at 95.JTA, 10/21/2016, 5:02 AM

'Friends' co-creator takes on remake of Israeli TV show

Producer who co-created popular sitcom "Friends" is working on a remake of a hit Israeli TV show about a haredi family.JTA, 10/21/2016, 4:39 AM

Ewan McGregor's biggest challenge: Philip Roth

Actor Ewan McGregor takes on an adaptation of Philip Roth’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.Curt Schleier, 10/21/2016, 1:55 AM

'Proud to be the nephew of Jewish Music Superstar'

Benny Friedman is in Israel for the holidays and we sat down to talk about his "one in a lifetime" hit and his famous musical relativeYoni Kempinski, 10/19/2016, 8:59 PM

Anti-Israel Arab rap star to perform in Haifa despite outcry

Tamer Nafar, who slammed Israel as 'terror state' and said he 'understands' motivations of suicide bombers to perform in Haifa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2016, 1:34 PM

Bob Dylan's 5 most Jewish moments

Last week, Bob Dylan became the fifteenth Jew to win the Nobel Prize in literature. A look into some of Dylan's great 'Jewish moments.'Gabe Friedman, 10/16/2016, 11:58 AM

Jewish rapper breaks Michael Jackson's record

Jewish rapper Drake was nominated for 13 American Music Awards, breaking the record of 11 set by Michael Jackson in 1984.JTA, 10/12/2016, 9:12 PM

'What happened to Superman's Jewish roots?'

Comics hero Frank Miller wants a Superman who ‘confronts his Jewish roots’.Gabe Friedman, 10/11/2016, 7:36 AM

'Count the Stars': Singing and dancing as a road to unity

An OU-sponsored women's community project in Greater Jerusalem takes to the stage.Sharon Katz and R.Sylvetsky, 10/6/2016, 11:36 AM

Ben Stiller reveals prostate cancer diagnosis

American actor and comedian reveals he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago.JTA, 10/6/2016, 1:50 AM

Religious singer's hit wins 'song of the year'

Hanan Ben-Ari's hit describing the sweetness of life finishes first in Galgalatz's annual chart.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/2/2016, 8:11 PM

Israel's Bedouin get their close-up in Oscar entry

Israel’s entry for Academy Award consideration depicts an extended Bedouin family.Tom Tugend, 9/28/2016, 12:47 AM

Regev protests performance of Arab poet's song

Culture Minister leaves Ophir Awards in protest of the performance of a song by anti-Israel poet Mahmoud Darwish.Ido Ben Porat, 9/23/2016, 1:42 AM

'The Turkey Prince:' Levels of meaning

Rabbi Nachman's stories come to life with levels of meaning for parents, educators and everyone else.Baruch Gordon, 9/20/2016, 8:00 PM

Ivri Lider: I'll be happy to perform in Elkana

Gay singer replies to those opposing his performance in Elkana.Miriam Alster, 9/19/2016, 2:15 PM

Watch: Bennett and singer Ishai Ribo sing together

During a concert in Caesarea, singer Ishai Ribo invited Minister Naftali Bennett to sing "Shir Hama'alot" with him.Yoni Kempinski, 9/12/2016, 11:16 PM

British composer to Israeli group: Don't use my music

British composer and producer Brian Eno, who openly supports BDS, orders Israeli dance company Batsheva to stop using his music.Ben Ariel and JTA, 9/8/2016, 5:45 AM

Gibson confirms new project a la 'The Passion'

Mel Gibson confirmed that he is making a movie about the resurrection of Jesus.JTA, 9/3/2016, 10:45 PM

Jewish-American actor Gene Wilder dies at 83

Jewish-American actor Gene Wilder, who worked closely with director Mel Brooks, dies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2016, 11:34 PM

A one-man tribute to Leonard Bernstein comes to the stage

“Maestro”, Hershey Felder's one-man show about Leonard Bernstein, opens on September 1.Tom Tugend, 8/29/2016, 1:18 AM

Watch: When Avraham Fried met Hanan Ben-Ari

Arutz Sheva sits down with the American and Israeli super-stars ahead of their big bash summer concert.Yoni Kempinski, 8/28/2016, 1:52 PM

Watch: American immigrant Yonatan Razel sings of triumph

Yonatan Razel, who won ACUM's Song of the Year in 2013, has done it again with his new hit single "Neve Tela'ot."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2016, 9:51 AM

Eli 'Paperboy' Reed: The Jew who found his roots through gospel

“When you teach something, you kind of have to dissect it and think about it in a different way.”JTA, 8/25/2016, 9:47 PM

Orthodox Jewish actor who played 'Law & Order' DA dies at 94

Steven Hill, best known for playing a Jewish Manhattan district attorney on the hit TV series “Law & Order,” has died at 94.JTA, 8/24/2016, 5:17 AM

Jewish founder of Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC dies in prison

Lou Pearlman, who formed and managed the boy bands Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC, dies while serving a 25-year prison sentence.JTA, 8/22/2016, 5:04 AM

Arthur Hiller, Jewish director of 'Love Story,' dies at 92

Canadian-born Jewish director most famous for the hit movie "Love Story" has died.JTA, 8/22/2016, 4:38 AM

Yonina presents the 'Simple Truth' of love

After taking Israel by a storm this summer, Yoni and Nina Tokyer ("Yonina") have produced their first hit single "Ahava."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2016, 2:26 PM

Renowned Israeli composer Nachum Heiman dies at 82

Nachum (Nahtche) Heiman composed more than 1,000 songs over the years, and also hosted a program on Arutz Sheva radio.Elad Benari, 8/17/2016, 11:36 PM

Watch: 'Kleibedik' rocks out at the Jerusalem Klezmir Festival

Under laser lights and with pop personality, Kleibedik brings klezmer alive with psalms, hassidic tunes...and Michael Jackson.Yoni Kempinski, 8/17/2016, 12:25 PM

'Jerusalem itself is the sovereign'

Jerusalem musician and radio personality Yehoram Gaon shares his feelings on Jerusalem and music at the annual Klezmer Festival.Hillel Fendel, 8/17/2016, 11:51 AM

A nice Jewish boy like Daniel Radcliffe plays a neo-Nazi?

In his new film, Daniel Radcliffe plays FBI agent Nate Foster, who goes undercover to take down skinheads planning to set off a dirty bomb.Curt Schleier, 8/17/2016, 3:26 AM

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