Prominent singer Meir Banai dies at 55Singer and songwriter Meir Banai, who was a member of prominent show business family, dies after lengthy battle with cancer.
Leonard Cohen dies at 82Jewish Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, who performed for Israeli troops during the Yom Kippur War, dead at 82.
British composer to Israeli group: Don't use my musicBritish composer and producer Brian Eno, who openly supports BDS, orders Israeli dance company Batsheva to stop using his music.
Yonina presents the 'Simple Truth' of loveAfter taking Israel by a storm this summer, Yoni and Nina Tokyer ("Yonina") have produced their first hit single "Ahava."
Shimi Angel features in classical a cappela groupProducer Naftali Shnitzler has done it again with another vocal compilation, titled "Classics," of artist Shimi Angel.
Watch: 'I Am Israel' clip celebrates Independence DayIndependence Day 2016: A young singer and filmmaker have created a song to celebrate Israel.
Watch: 'Ma Nishtana' never sounded so coolHit Jewish group Shtar release new single in time for Passover, to 'see you again' by Wiz Khalifa.
US rap star Wiz Khalifa to perform in Israel this summerWiz Khalifa becomes latest global music star to announce 2016 performance in Israel.
Watch: It's Jewish, Zionist and electronic - meet JEW2!New music group JEW2 takes popular Israeli folk song and makes it modern. The message: The people of Israel live.
Report: Israelis Have 'Lottery Fever,' And Like Music, TooThe Central Bureau of Statistics said that music, sports, and playing the lottery were among Israelis' favorite cultural activities.
Hasidic Musician Yosi Piamenta Dies at 64Yosi Piamenta, who came to be known as the 'Hasidic Hendrix', dies at 64 following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Watch: Israeli Startup Revolutionizes the Music IndustryIsraeli company wins fiercely competitive contest for its site allowing musicians and sound technicians to connect worldwide.
Watch: Maccabeats Release 'Dayenu' Pesach VideoLatest Pesach video features multi-genre twist on classic Seder song.
Aish Releases Own 'Uptown Funk' Passover ParodyAish HaTorah's version of the hit debuts weeks after a capella group Six13's pre-Passover parody.
Radical Leftist Rocker Aviv Geffen: Send Bibi to Hell!Incitement? Geffen puts up picture in concert of Netanyahu, Bennett and Liberman crossed out, shouts curses in calling to depose PM.
Palestinian Rappers Threaten to Sue Likud over ISIS ClipLikud's ISIS-style campaign video has drawn the ire of a Jordan-based rap group for featuring their song without permission.
Anti-Semitic Israeli 'Ex-Jew' Has UK Performance CancelledGilan Atzmon's Nottingham performance cancelled after residents report openly anti-Semitic statements to local council.
What BDS? US Superstar Band One Republic Coming to IsraelAfter cancellations from BDS and Hamas rockets, popular rock-pop band on its way: 'this performance realization of wish of a lifetime.'
Rapper Nicki Minaj Under Fire for Using Nazi Symbolism in VideoDictator uniforms, red-white-and-black armbands, and massive army used in new music video by famous rappers.
Musician Peter Gabriel: I'm Not Anti-Israel, I'm Anti-OccupationSinger-songwriter Peter Gabriel contributes songs to Gaza aid album, says he against "injustice and occupation".
'Ha'Olam Yafeh' - The World is BeautifulThe song "HaOlam Yafeh" (The World is Beautiful); by musicians Ovadia Hamama and Gil Akibayov from band "Heaven and Earth."
A Required Album for Lovers of Songs for the SoulA new disc featuring songs of faith and hope, brings the listener closer to God with its beautiful soulfulness.
Latvian Nazi Musical Stirs Jewish OutrageThe Jewish community of Latvia has come out in protest of the musical 'glorifying' Nazi Herbert Cukurs, known as the 'Butcher of Riga'.
Beach Boys Cancel Israel ConcertThe Beach Boys call off a concert that was scheduled for November 29 in Tel Aviv.
Emotional Song Describes Israel's Search for the TeensEliezer Botzer's 'Land Without Character' describes the emotional turmoil in Israel during search for murdered teens.
Watch: Special Song Played in Honor of Murdered TeensChabad-Lubavitch event interrupted by news of boys' bodies being found; orchestra plays special niggun in their memory.
Israeli Singer Dedicates Song to Kidnapped TeensListen: Famous Israeli singer Udi Davidi writes new song dedicated to the families of the three Israeli teenagers kidnapped by terrorists.
The Lynyrd Skynyrd Connection to Mount Zion & King David's TombAs preparations for Shavuot are underway, a rabbi reminisces about rock star Artimus Pyle's three years as a yeshiva student on Mt. Zion.
Watch: Hit Singer Chaim Gold, 'We Are Blessed'After two hit singles, Chassidic singer releases another surprise smash hit - with tremendous support from the hareidi community.
New Double Album for Chaim IsraelSinger and songwriter living in Israel launches new double album. Watch a preview single here.
New Album Combines Klezmer and CountryAmerican country comes together with Klezmer and gives a special touch to Moshe Dovid Weissman's new album.
ADL Says Rapper's 'Anti-Semitic' Costume a 'Storm in a Teacup'Anti Defamation League welcomes US rapper's apology for 'unfortunate choice of wardrobe', says incident blown out of proportion.
Photo Essay: Sounds of the Old City FestivalPhoto Essay and podcast: Sounds of the Old City Festival.
From the Shadow of the Shoah to the Carlebach MoshavLeah Sand, organizer of the Passover Moshav Country Fair talks about how she left Holland in the shadow of the Holocaust for Israel.
Passover Concert to Honor United Hatzalah MedicsEli Beer discusses how his teenage experiences in Jerusalem inspired him to found the volunteer group that save lives.
Breslov Music Stars Unchanged by FameAhead of Toronto show, Israeli hareidi music sensations reveal to local paper that Torah and music can go hand in hand.
'What Does Haman Say?'Parody video offers a Purim-themed remix to Ylvis' 'What Does The Fox Say?' But which one is stranger?
Beit Shemesh Singer Ari Goldwag Calls for Unity in New VideoAri Goldwag talks about how he shaved his beard for a special video promoting unity and tolerance between all Israelis.
Purim-Themed Music Video Combines Cinematic, Jewish HistoryRevolutionary video uses the timelessness of the silent film era to convey Purim's deepest messages.
Returning to Music 30 Years After Return to JudaismFrench singer Gilbert Sitbon left a stellar career in its prime to study Torah; he now finds his way back to the studio.
Violinist's Heartstrings Come to Life in New AlbumOleh speaks to Arutz Sheva about how he brings his passion about Israel, Jewish music to life in soulful rendition of Shabbat tunes.
New Pre-Purim Clip Celebrates MiraclesIt's almost Purim. Enjoy "Miracles" - a new music clip brought to you by Gad Elbaz, Naftali Kalfa and Ari Lesser.
When Carlebach Spirit Meets Classical MusicSpecial tribute concert features the soulful Shabbat tunes of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach - as played by a philharmonic orchestra.
Presidential Candidate Rejects Anti-Mizrahi Racism ChargesProfessor Dan Shechtman says Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri blew his comments about Mizrahi music out of proportion.
Rolling Stones to Perform Debut Israel Show for Record SumLegendary British rock band reportedly finalizing early summer show, offered record $4.5 million.
Jerusalem Concert Resurrects the Spirit of the Hebrew RevolutionUnique concert brings to life the songs and poetry of Jewish revolutionary and founder of the Lehi underground movement, Avraham Stern.
Religious Singers Take Israeli Music AwardsYonatan Razel, Ariel Zilber and Eviatar Banai recognized in awards for their skilled and religious music.
Filipina Worker Wins 'X-Factor Israel'Foreign caregiver working in Tel Aviv for 6 years wins popular TV talent show singing in English.
One Direction Pop Star Is Finding JudaismCelebrity Harry Styles is learning Hebrew to read from the Torah; interest started from good friend, now prays and tries to eat kosher.
Veteran Jewish Rock Stars ReunitedAlmost 10 years since leading a revolution in Jewish music, the members of Reva L'Sheva are coming back to the stage.
Watch: New Mati Shriki Single, 'Forever I Loved'Mati Shariki single for upcoming debut album. Watch it here.
Klezmatics Tell Arutz Sheva About Their RootsGrammy Award-winning klezmer band tells about its eastern European Yiddish Jewish music roots, incorporated in its upbeat originality.
Journalist and Satirist Didi Manousi Passes Away at 85Didi Manousi's poems and songs influenced Israeli culture, document the Israeli experience over decades of history.
Hanukkah single: Benny Friedman - Light One CandleJewish music artist Benny Friedman offers free "Hanukkah gift" to audience - an uplifting song of Jewish inspiration and light.
Israelis Mourn Arik EinsteinIsraelis gather to bid farewell to legendary singer. Knesset committee opens Wednesday with a song.
Rabbi: Eyal Golan Affair – a Warning for Religious, TooRabbi of Kiryat Shmona reacts to Eyal Golan affair, says it proves the society must invest in the youth: ‘The religious are not immune.’
Wave of Pop Stars Defy Boycotters to Perform in IsraelMore and more pop stars flock to Tel Aviv for first-time performances in Israel; unlike in previous years, stars refuse to bow to BDS.