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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.Ben Bresky, 7/26/2013, 2:14 AM

Ignoring Boycotters, Keys Gives Sold-Out Concert

Ad hoc team of Israel supporters effectively fights off boycotters on the singer's Facebook page as she prepares for her show.Gil Ronen, 7/4/2013, 8:08 PM

Kaveret (Poogy) Reunion Concert Draws Thousands

Poogy's first concert in almost 15 years drew thousands in Jerusalem. The beloved Israeli band played despite a band member's injury.Ben Bresky, 6/27/2013, 7:24 PM

Kiev Hosts First-Ever Hebrew Song Contest in FSU

Twelve talented candidates competed in Kiev this week in the first-ever Hebrew song contest to take place in the former Soviet Union.Hana Julian, 6/26/2013, 11:48 AM

'Lost Music' of Holocaust Comes Alive Once Again

Music composed in Holocaust camps comes to life in U.S. concert., 6/19/2013, 9:58 AM

Video: Only in Israel, Agreed?

Face it: it is highly unlikely that you could see and hear something like this anywhere but in Israel.Gil Ronen, 6/10/2013, 11:10 AM

The Family Ensemble with a Lesson for Life

After preparing a recording in honor of their parents, these siblings went on to form a family Jewish music ensemble with a unique style.Yoni Kempinski, 6/4/2013, 12:12 AM

Israeli Pianist Wins Prestigious Competition

A young Israeli pianist won one of the most prestigious competitions in the world on Saturday night.Arutz Shev staff, 6/3/2013, 12:04 PM

Jo Amar's Family: We'll Return to Israel

Son and grandson of famed singer, songwriter and chazan talk to Arutz Sheva, 4 years after his death.Gil Ronen & Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/20/2013, 1:58 PM

"Slayer" Loves Israel - Interview with Metalhead

Drummer for Slayer talks about his love for Israel, Sephardic music, and his family's escape from Communism in this exclusive interview.Gabriella Licsko, 5/20/2013, 5:13 AM

Israeli Eurovision Delegation Threatened in Sweden

Members of the Israeli delegation to the Eurovision song contest in Sweden said they were the targets of anti-Semitic abuse.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/19/2013, 5:04 PM

Photo Essay: Thousands Wave Flags on Jerusalem Day

Annual Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) parade passed through downtown Jerusalem.Ben Bresky, 5/8/2013, 8:26 PM

City to Celebrate 46 Years of Reunification

Pop, trance, Hasidic, klezmer and more will be mixed with a reverence for the events 46 years ago that opened up a besieged city. Ben Bresky, 5/7/2013, 1:47 PM

Visit Jerusalem Through a Powerful Music Video

Watch new revised version of Rabbi Dovid Green's song "Jerusalem - Eye of the Universe" in honor of Jerusalem Day 2013.Arutz Sheva, 5/7/2013, 3:14 AM

New from The Maccabeats: Smart Ways to Live

The new and fresh song from the Maccabeats presents a variety of smart ways to live.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2013, 4:13 AM

Justin Bieber Imagines Anne Frank as Fan

Teen idol Bieber faced criticism after he visited the Anne Frank museum and made a surprising comment.Gil Ronen, 4/14/2013, 9:02 PM

Composer of 'Ani Maamin' Dies

Motty Parnes composed popular melody to piyyut by Rambam.Gil Ronen, 4/8/2013, 3:03 PM

"Sounds of the Old City" Music Lights up Jerusalem

Famous musicians left rock behind them so as to get back to their roots as the Old City lit up for ethnic and traditional music.Ben Bresky, 3/25/2013, 4:12 AM

A Jewish Star 2013 - The Auditions Begin

Watch the 1st episode of the Jewish music reality series with judges Lipa Schmeltzer, Yehudah Solomon, & Yeedle Werdyger.Yoni Kempinski, 3/14/2013, 11:29 AM

Barbra Streisand to Perform in Israel

Legendary vocalist Barbra Streisand will take the stage in the Holy Land to honor President Shimon Peres for his 90th birthday.Chana Ya'ar, 3/11/2013, 6:25 PM

Musicians Unite Voices, Cry Out: Free Pollard

New clip joins worldwide efforts to bring to the release of Jonathan Pollard, in light of President Obama's upcoming visit to Israel. Yoni Kempinski, 3/10/2013, 1:32 PM

Watch New Musical Co-op by Kalfa & Katz

Naftali Kalfa is continuing with his musical project of duets. In their 2nd clip together, Kalfa & Shlomo Katz sing: Ana Hashem (Please G-d)Yoni Kempinski, 3/4/2013, 1:42 AM

63-year-old Zionist Song of Faith Rediscovered

The 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.Hana Levi Julian, 2/28/2013, 9:38 AM

Rock Band Fights Haman in Catchy Purim Song

A catchy bossanova beat tells the triumphant tale of Queen Esther and Mordechai. "Haman (Purim Song)" is not a cover, parody or kids song.Ben Bresky, 2/24/2013, 3:01 AM

'Purim in Olam HaBa' to Host Concert, Parade

The 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.Ben Bresky, 2/20/2013, 8:30 AM

Arutz Sheva Show Hosts Guest Star in Purim Video

Walter Bingham and Ben Bresky of Israel National Radio guest star in a wacky Purim video.INR Staff, 2/17/2013, 6:20 AM

Jewish Star Auditions - Tutorial with Host MODI

MODI, host of the Jewish Star international singing competition, explains how to register for the auditions online., 2/13/2013, 6:47 AM

A Jewish Star: Vocalist Reality Show Contest

Now in its fourth season, A Jewish Star will feature a panel of Jewish superstars to judge Jewish male vocalists as they compete online.Chana Ya'ar, 1/27/2013, 11:34 AM

Election Jingles and Songs: From Creative to Crazy

Gangnam Style, Na Nach, Rappin' Likudniks, Green Leaf Holocaust Survivors & more. Israeli Election ads from yesteryear and today.Ben Bresky, 1/21/2013, 10:16 PM

Rabbi Kook Benefit Concert with Shlomo Katz

The 90-year-old Beit HaRav Kook will hold a benefit concert with Shlomo Katz, and jazz poetry.Ben Bresky, 1/18/2013, 2:31 PM

Jewish Star: Hopeful Message Recovering from Sandy

Watch Choni Goldman's first music video. Goldman was the winner of "Jewish Star 2012".Yoni Kempinski, 1/9/2013, 5:15 PM

Nitzan Chen Razel - The Violinist Who Sings!

Meet renowned violinist Nitzan Chen, cousin of singers Aharon & Yonatan Razel, who is now singing solo.Yoni Kempinski, 1/8/2013, 8:30 PM

Shwekey is Coming to Sing in Honor of IDF Soldiers

Arutz Sheva speaks to Hassidic music star before he sets off to Israel to take part in a big concert dedicated to Israeli soldiers.Yoni Kempinski, 12/28/2012, 6:45 AM

Video: Dark Side of Roger Waters

Pink Floyd member who compared Israel to Nazis is a "hero to genocidal terrorists," says watchdog group.Gil Ronen, 12/27/2012, 7:54 PM

Annual KlezKamp to Teach Yiddish Klezmer Tradition

The tradition of the Yiddish-speaking Ashkenazi Jewish community thrives in Israel and around the world.Ben Bresky, 12/20/2012, 4:25 PM

Historian Probes Conductor Von Karajan's Nazi Past

Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan was a more adamant Nazi supporter than previously believed.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/17/2012, 12:47 AM

Special Hanukkah Podcasts on Israel National Radio

Arutz Sheva - Israel National Radio is featuring many special Hanukkah podcasts.Ben Bresky, 12/14/2012, 3:25 PM

Mystic Lights Hanukkah Celebration in Jerusalem

"After the Hanukkah, the Jewish people still faced darkness. We are asking G-d to show us miracles again," says singer Gavriel Saks.Ben Bresky, 12/14/2012, 3:00 PM

Yeshiva Students Present Solidarity Song of Faith

Watch "Watching Over You - A Song of Faith", a music clip produced by Yeshivat Lev HaTorah following the recent turmoil in Southern Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 12/13/2012, 5:45 PM

A7 Using Google Hangouts For Live Chanukah Show

Israel National Radio will be using a new Google platform to broadcast a special interactive Chanukah show today at 9:00 PM Israel time.INR Staff, 12/9/2012, 8:06 PM

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 Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/9/2012, 8:33 AM

Join the Arutz 7 Chanukah Video Special Dec. 9th

Join the virtual Chanukah party on Sunday, December 9th at 9:00 PM. INR listeners are invited to join in using their webcams.INR Staff, 12/7/2012, 3:16 AM

New Chanukah Song to Benefit Sandy Victims

Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu has released a new song titled “Happy Hanukkah” to celebrate the upcoming holiday. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/25/2012, 2:24 PM

Video & Podcast: Carlebach Tribute Concert

Find out how Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach inspired people to connect to their roots and connect to each other through music and Judaism.Ben Bresky, 11/14/2012, 7:37 AM

Clip Highlights Bond Between Jews and Jerusalem

Composer and writer Cecelia Margules releases a video production of her song "Let Us Build", a musical tribute to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2012, 7:51 AM

ProgStage Festival Attracts Global Bands to Israel

Interviews with local and international bands that performed at the 2012 ProgStage festival in northern Israel.Ben Bresky & Gabriella Licsko, 11/8/2012, 11:40 AM

The History of Arutz Sheva - The Music Department

Veteran music department staff recall how Arutz Sheva's airplay was at one time considered revolutionary.Ben Bresky, 11/2/2012, 1:15 AM

Jewish Yememite Revival Music with Shlomit Levi

Jewish-Yemenite singer Shlomit Levi channels her inner Ofra Haza and discusses going from traditional piyyutim to heavy metal.Ben Bresky, 10/25/2012, 8:24 AM

Music, Zionism at 75th Jerusalem Orchestra Season

A stirring rendition of Hatikva launched the 75th season of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra to a packed auditorium of music lovers.Rachel Sylvetsky, 10/18/2012, 4:46 AM

Army Radio Bans Song that Denigrates IDF Soldiers

Army 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."Elad Benari, 10/15/2012, 6:14 AM

Singing Duo 8th Day in Israel for the First Time

Jewish singing duo 8th Day, co-founded by brothers Shmuel and Bentzi Marcus, was in Israel for the first time last week.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 10/11/2012, 8:54 AM

New Aaron Razel Single Tributes Rabbi Nachman

'Why do we play music at weddings? To connect two souls through melody," said Aaron Razel, regarding his new single.Ben Bresky and Yoni Kempinski, 10/11/2012, 6:31 AM

Sukkot Music Events Abound in Israel

There 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.Ben Bresky, 9/30/2012, 9:04 AM

New Animated Video Depicts Rocking Jewish History

Naftali Kalfa's new video combines rapper Shyne and guitarist Yosi Piamenta on a rocking animated journey through Jewish history.Ben Bresky, 9/25/2012, 1:15 AM

Israeli Poet Haim Hefer Passes Away

Haim Hefer, who wrote over 1,000 songs and poems and won the Israel Prize, passed away over the Rosh Hashannah holiday.David Lev, 9/18/2012, 10:06 PM

Arutz Sheva Podcast Specials for Rosh Hashannah

Arutz Sheva - Israel National Radio is featuring special Rosh Hashannah podcasts on spirituality, music, and High Holiday audio goodness.Ben Bresky, 9/16/2012, 5:08 PM

No Fear: Israeli Band Plays in Muslim Countries

Central-American yeshiva artist, Israeli metalhead, African reggae star and Muslim rapper talk about boycotts & music.Ben Bresky, 9/14/2012, 2:35 PM