The Face of the Maccabiah Games Expresses Jewish Pride"It's very special because everybody is Jewish," says Sophie Klooster from Holland, one of the 9,500 athletes visiting Israel.
Small Town Singer Mati Shriki Releases Big Music"A new light" is shining from a young Binyamin region singer/songwriter who's looking to inspire.
Ignoring Boycotters, Keys Gives Sold-Out Concert TonightAd hoc team of Israel supporters effectively fights off boycotters on the singer's Facebook page as she prepares for her show.
Photo Essay: Kaveret (Poogy) Reunion Concert Draws ThousandsPoogy's first concert in almost 15 years drew thousands in Jerusalem. The beloved Israeli band played despite a band member's injury.
Kiev Hosts First-Ever Hebrew Song Contest in Former Soviet UnionTwelve talented candidates competed in Kiev this week in the first-ever Hebrew song contest to take place in the former Soviet Union.
'Lost Music' of Holocaust Comes Alive Once AgainMusic composed in Holocaust camps comes to life in U.S. concert.
Video: Only in Israel, Agreed?Face it: it is highly unlikely that you could see and hear something like this anywhere but in Israel.
The Family Ensemble with a Lesson for LifeAfter preparing a recording in honor of their parents, these siblings went on to form a family Jewish music ensemble with a unique style.
Young Israeli Pianist Wins Prestigious CompetitionA young Israeli pianist won one of the most prestigious competitions in the world on Saturday night.
Jo Amar's Family: We'll Return to IsraelSon and grandson of famed singer, songwriter and chazan talk to Arutz Sheva, 4 years after his death.
"Slayer" Loves Israel - Metal Legend Teaches Clinic in Tel AvivDrummer for Slayer talks about his love for Israel, Sephardic music, and his family's escape from Communism in this exclusive interview.
Israeli Eurovision Delegation Threatened in SwedenMembers of the Israeli delegation to the Eurovision song contest in Sweden said they were the targets of anti-Semitic abuse.
Photo Essay: Thousands Wave Flags at Jerusalem Day ParadeAnnual Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) parade passed through downtown Jerusalem.
City to Celebrate Reunification with Yom Yerushalayim ConcertsPop, trance, Hasidic, klezmer and more will be mixed with a reverence for the events 46 years ago that opened up a besieged city.
Visit Jerusalem Through a Powerful Music VideoWatch new revised version of Rabbi Dovid Green's song "Jerusalem - Eye of the Universe" in honor of Jerusalem Day 2013.
New and Fresh from The Maccabeats: Smart Ways to LiveThe new and fresh song from the Maccabeats presents a variety of smart ways to live.
Justin Bieber Imagines Anne Frank as FanTeen idol Bieber faced criticism after he visited the Anne Frank museum and made a surprising comment.
Composer of 'Ani Maamin' DiesMotty Parnes composed popular melody to piyyut by Rambam.
Photo Essay: Sounds of the Old City Festival Lights up JerusalemFamous musicians left rock behind them so as to get back to their roots as the Old City lit up for ethnic and traditional music.
A Jewish Star 2013 - The Auditions BeginWatch the 1st episode of the Jewish music reality series with judges Lipa Schmeltzer, Yehudah Solomon, & Yeedle Werdyger.
Barbra Streisand to Perform in Israel to Honor Pres. PeresLegendary vocalist Barbra Streisand will take the stage in the Holy Land to honor President Shimon Peres for his 90th birthday.
Musicians Unite Voices, Cry Out: Free PollardNew clip joins worldwide efforts to bring to the release of Jonathan Pollard, in light of President Obama's upcoming visit to Israel.
Watch New Musical Co-op by Kalfa & KatzNaftali Kalfa is continuing with his musical project of duets. In their 2nd clip together, Kalfa & Shlomo Katz sing: Ana Hashem (Please G-d)
America's 63-year-old Zionist Song of Faith RediscoveredThe son of a Russian immigrant cantor made his name on the Borscht Belt with musical comedy but sang his passionate joy in Israel's rebirth.
New Rock Band Fights Haman in Catchy Purim SongA catchy bossanova beat tells the triumphant tale of Queen Esther and Mordechai. "Haman (Purim Song)" is not a cover, parody or kids song.
'Purim in Olam HaBa' to Host Concert, ParadeThe Olam HaBa group hopes to bring 'The World to Come' down to our world to recharge your soul with the spirituality and joy of Purim.
Arutz Sheva Show Hosts Guest Star in Purim Music VideoWalter Bingham and Ben Bresky of Israel National Radio guest star in a wacky Purim video.
Video: Jewish Star Auditions - Tutorial with Host MODIMODI, host of the Jewish Star international singing competition, explains how to register for the auditions online.
A Jewish Star: Vocalist Reality Show Contest for Jewish TalentNow in its fourth season, A Jewish Star will feature a panel of Jewish superstars to judge Jewish male vocalists as they compete online.
Election Jingles and Songs: From Creative to CrazyGangnam Style, Na Nach, Rappin' Likudniks, Green Leaf Holocaust Survivors & more. Israeli Election ads from yesteryear and today.
Old Building, New Music. Rabbi Kook House Host's BenefitThe 90-year-old Beit HaRav Kook will hold a benefit concert with Shlomo Katz, and jazz poetry.
Jewish Star's Clip: Hopeful Message Recovering from "Sandy"Watch Choni Goldman's first music video. Goldman was the winner of "Jewish Star 2012".
Nitzan Chen Razel - The Violinist Who Sings!Meet renowned violinist Nitzan Chen, cousin of singers Aharon & Yonatan Razel, who is now singing solo.
Shwekey is Coming to Israel to Sing in Honor of IDF SoldiersArutz Sheva speaks to Hassidic music star before he sets off to Israel to take part in a big concert dedicated to Israeli soldiers.
Video: Dark Side of Roger WatersPink Floyd member who compared Israel to Nazis is a "hero to genocidal terrorists," says watchdog group.
Annual KlezKamp to Teach Yiddish Klezmer TraditionsThe tradition of the Yiddish-speaking Ashkenazi Jewish community thrives in Israel and around the world.
Historian Probes Conductor Von Karajan's Nazi PastAustrian conductor Herbert von Karajan was a more adamant Nazi supporter than previously believed.
Special Hanukkah Podcasts on Israel National RadioArutz Sheva - Israel National Radio is featuring many special Hanukkah podcasts.
Mystic Lights Hanukkah Celebration in Jerusalem with Shlomo Katz"After the Hanukkah, the Jewish people still faced darkness. We are asking G-d to show us miracles again," says singer Gavriel Saks.
Yeshiva Students Present Solidarity Song of FaithWatch "Watching Over You - A Song of Faith", a music clip produced by Yeshivat Lev HaTorah following the recent turmoil in Southern Israel.
Arutz Sheva Using Google Hangouts For Interactive Chanukah ShowIsrael National Radio will be using a new Google platform to broadcast a special interactive Chanukah show today at 9:00 PM Israel time.
Hanukkah Video Song and Dance: G-d Was on Our Side’Yeshiva students from Reishit Yerushalayim in Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, have put on a song and dance for Hanukkah
Nefesh B'Nefesh VP to Speak on Arutz 7 Chanukah Video SpecialJoin the virtual Chanukah party on Sunday, December 9th at 9:00 PM. INR listeners are invited to join in using their webcams.
Matisyahu's New Chanukah Song to Benefit Sandy VictimsJewish reggae artist Matisyahu has released a new song titled “Happy Hanukkah” to celebrate the upcoming holiday.
Video & Podcast: Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach Tribute ConcertFind out how Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach inspired people to connect to their roots and connect to each other through music and Judaism.
New Musical Clip Highlights Bond Between Jews and JerusalemComposer and writer Cecelia Margules releases a video production of her song "Let Us Build", a musical tribute to Jerusalem.
International Bands Rock Out in Israel for ProgStage 2012Interviews with local and international bands that performed at the 2012 ProgStage festival in northern Israel.
A7 History - Arutz Sheva's Pioneering Spirit in Israeli MusicVeteran music department staff recall how Arutz Sheva's airplay was at one time considered revolutionary.
Jewish Yemenite Music Sees Revival with Singer Shlomit LeviJewish-Yemenite singer Shlomit Levi channels her inner Ofra Haza and discusses going from traditional piyyutim to heavy metal.
Music and Zionism at 75th Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra OpeningA stirring rendition of Hatikva launched the 75th season of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra to a packed auditorium of music lovers.
Army Radio Bans Song that Denigrates IDF SoldiersArmy Radio won't air song by musician Izhar Ashdot, due to libelous content which says IDF soldiers have a habit "to kill and be cruel."
Singing Duo 8th Day Performs in Israel for the First TimeJewish singing duo 8th Day, co-founded by brothers Shmuel and Bentzi Marcus, was in Israel for the first time last week.
New Aaron Razel Single Connects Souls Through Music'Why do we play music at weddings? To connect two souls through melody," said Aaron Razel, regarding his new single.
Sukkot Music Events Abound in IsraelThere seems to be no limit to the number of musical events taking place over the Sukkot holiday in Israel. The following is a brief list.
New Animated Video with Shyne Depicts Rocking Jewish HistoryNaftali Kalfa's new video combines rapper Shyne and guitarist Yosi Piamenta on a rocking animated journey through Jewish history.
Israeli Poet Haim Hefer Passes AwayHaim Hefer, who wrote over 1,000 songs and poems and won the Israel Prize, passed away over the Rosh Hashannah holiday.
Arutz Sheva Podcast Specials for Rosh HashannahArutz Sheva - Israel National Radio is featuring special Rosh Hashannah podcasts on spirituality, music, and High Holiday audio goodness.