Music & Entertainment

Justice League director allegedly berated Gal Gadot: "shut up and say the lines"

Justice League director allegedly berated Gal Gadot: "shut up and say the lines"

According to an internal investigation director Joss Whedon told Gadot to "shut up and say the lines".Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 1:08 PM
Helen Mirren to play Golda Meir in upcoming film ‘Golda’

Helen Mirren to play Golda Meir in upcoming film ‘Golda’

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren to portray Golda Meir, Israel’s only female premier, in an upcoming biopic set during the Yom Kippur War.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 4/7/2021, 8:45 AM
Watch: Modzhitz hasidim hold Passover 'kumzitz'

Watch: Modzhitz hasidim hold Passover 'kumzitz'

Modzhitz hasidim hold biannual musical gathering in Boro Park, singing variety of hasidic melodies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2021, 2:12 PM
PBS postpones ‘Til Kingdom Come’ documentary on evangelicals and Israel

PBS postpones ‘Til Kingdom Come’ documentary on evangelicals and Israel

Amid criticism over its editing of Trump speech, PBS freezes airing of documentary on Evangelical Christians and Israel.Stephen Silver, JTA, 3/31/2021, 3:00 PM
Watch: The Maccabeats complete the Seder

Watch: The Maccabeats complete the Seder

The famous American Jewish a cappella group sings the songs of "Nirtzah: the final portion of the Passover SederArutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2021, 7:46 AM
Steven Spielberg casts Seth Rogen to play his ‘favorite uncle’ in upcoming semi-biopic

Steven Spielberg casts Seth Rogen to play his ‘favorite uncle’ in upcoming semi-biopic

Upcoming semi-autobiographical film inspired by Steven Spielberg's life to feature Seth Rogen.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 3/26/2021, 12:44 PM
Watch: IDF Chief Cantor sings Vehi Sheamda

Watch: IDF Chief Cantor sings Vehi Sheamda

IDF Chief Cantor sings traditional song from the Passover Hagaddah about Jewish perseverance throughout history., 3/25/2021, 7:28 PM
Steven Spielberg to donate his Genesis Prize winnings to racial justice organizations

Steven Spielberg to donate his Genesis Prize winnings to racial justice organizations

Steven Spielberg is donating his Genesis Prize earnings to Jewish and non-Jewish groups working to promote 'racial and economic justice.'Ron Kampeas/JTA, 3/25/2021, 5:19 PM
Why are there more Covid diagnoses among young people in Brazil?

Why are there more Covid diagnoses among young people in Brazil?

Experts struggle to explain why there appears to be an increase in severe sickness and death among younger people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2021, 11:30 AM
New song "Afikomen" from Eli Levin and Motty Ilowitz

New song "Afikomen" from Eli Levin and Motty Ilowitz

New song "Afikomen" from Eli Levin and Motty Ilowitz to inspire us all to suggest Shidduchim!Sponsored Content, 3/22/2021, 10:45 PM
An American ‘Shtisel’ remake is coming directed by Jewish filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan

An American ‘Shtisel’ remake is coming directed by Jewish filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan

CBS Studios to produce new TV show recasting Israel's 'Shtisel' as 'Romeo and Juliet' story between secular woman and haredi man.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 3/21/2021, 3:55 PM
Israeli rock star Berry Sakharof holds concert in Gush Etzion

Israeli rock star Berry Sakharof holds concert in Gush Etzion

The newly renovated Gush Etzion Cultural Hall opens with a performance by Israeli rocker Berry Sakharof.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2021, 10:24 PM
Jerusalem born actress, fierce critic of Israeli government, to star as reporter

Jerusalem born actress, fierce critic of Israeli government, to star as reporter

Portman, who accused Prime Minister Netanyahu of committing "atrocities" in Israel, is set to star as a Jewish housewife turned reporterArutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2021, 6:55 PM
Yaphet Kotto, Jewish actor famous for playing James Bond villain, has died

Yaphet Kotto, Jewish actor famous for playing James Bond villain, has died

Yaphet Kotto, actor who played a James Bond villain, was in the film Alien, and starred in Homicide: Life on the Street, dies at 81.Dan Verbin, 3/16/2021, 2:09 PM
Israeli film 'White Eye' nominated for best short film Oscar

Israeli film 'White Eye' nominated for best short film Oscar

20-minute Israeli film about lives of African migrants to Israel nominated for Academy Award.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2021, 6:25 PM
Franny & Evyatar's Hebrew/English version of the Sound of Silence

Franny & Evyatar's Hebrew/English version of the Sound of Silence

"The Sound of Silence written by Paul Simon, is so relevant to our world today". Franny & Evyatar perform a cover in Hebrew and English.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2021, 3:17 PM
Watch: Shalva Band performs 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'

Watch: Shalva Band performs 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'

In spectacular hit event, the Shalva Band goes public with 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'- in Hebrew, Arabic, and English.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2021, 2:51 PM
Ousted talk show host 'dared' criticize Markle, demands apology

Ousted talk show host 'dared' criticize Markle, demands apology

Following outfall from Oprah interview with Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle, Good Morning Britain host demands apology from detractors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2021, 9:46 PM
Netflix to crackdown on account sharing

Netflix to crackdown on account sharing

Users starting to get notifications from Netflix, requiring them to prove they are owners of the Netflix account they're using.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2021, 1:32 PM
Lou Ottens, Philips engineer responsible for creation of cassette tape, dies at 94

Lou Ottens, Philips engineer responsible for creation of cassette tape, dies at 94

Dutch engineer spent WWII youth using his skills to build a radio that would bypass Nazi signal jamming & later invented the cassette tape.Dan Verbin, 3/11/2021, 6:57 PM
South Park vaccinates all adult characters thanks to Israel

South Park vaccinates all adult characters thanks to Israel

Satirical cartoon town saved during special 'vaccination' episode thanks to delivery of vaccines from Israel.Gary Willig, 3/11/2021, 5:18 PM
Roger Waters to Stevie Wonder: Don't accept Israeli prize

Roger Waters to Stevie Wonder: Don't accept Israeli prize

Former Pink Floyd star and notorious anti-Israel activist calls on Stevie Wonder to refuse Wolf Prize, because it is granted in Israel.Elad Benari, 3/11/2021, 2:00 AM
Steven Spielberg is writing and directing a movie based on himself

Steven Spielberg is writing and directing a movie based on himself

Spielberg to direct and co-write a movie loosely based on his childhood in Arizona.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 3/10/2021, 9:07 PM
Drake raps ‘I should probably go to yeshiva’ on new single

Drake raps ‘I should probably go to yeshiva’ on new single

Rapper Drake gives nod to his Jewish roots in newest single - event as he hints at his Christian beliefs.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 3/8/2021, 2:51 PM
After 40 days of hunger strike, new clip: Here is the redemption by Harel Tal

After 40 days of hunger strike, new clip: Here is the redemption by Harel Tal

As Elyashuv Har Shalom finishes hunger strike over death of Ahuviya Sandak, new clip features his words, music, performance by Harel Tal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2021, 12:50 PM
NBC: Prince Harry, wife Meghan to 'tell all' on American TV

NBC: Prince Harry, wife Meghan to 'tell all' on American TV

Oprah Winfrey released clip of her interview with Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle in highly-anticipated segment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2021, 4:18 PM
Israeil actress Shira Haas to play Golda Meir in US TV series

Israeil actress Shira Haas to play Golda Meir in US TV series

Israeli actress Shira Haas tapped to play Golda Meir in new American TV series produced by Barbra Streisand.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 3/2/2021, 10:50 AM
Sacha Baron Cohen says his days of disguise pranks are over

Sacha Baron Cohen says his days of disguise pranks are over

'Borat' star announces that his days of pranking subjects of his films with disguises are over.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 2/24/2021, 3:03 PM
‘I’m Jewish now’: Rapper Azealia Banks sparks social media storm with wedding announcement

‘I’m Jewish now’: Rapper Azealia Banks sparks social media storm with wedding announcement

Female rapper under fire after claiming her engagement to Jewish man effectively converts her to Judaism.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 2/24/2021, 7:19 AM
Barack Obama launches new podcast with Bruce Springsteen

Barack Obama launches new podcast with Bruce Springsteen

Former US president launches podcast with rock star, discussing everything from politics to parenting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2021, 12:08 PM
Actress: I wasn't comparing Republicans to Jews in the Holocaust

Actress: I wasn't comparing Republicans to Jews in the Holocaust

Gina Carano, actress from 'Star Wars' television series 'The Mandalorian' says she never compared US conservatives to Jews in the Holocaust.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 2/23/2021, 9:17 AM
Netflix and VRT order Israeli crime drama 'Diamonds' from Keshet and De Mensen

Netflix and VRT order Israeli crime drama 'Diamonds' from Keshet and De Mensen

Netflix partners to commission 8-part crime drama set in heart of world’s largest diamond district to be shot in Dutch, English, & Yiddish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2021, 12:54 PM
34th annual HASC concert, also during COVID

34th annual HASC concert, also during COVID

Huge Hasidiic music concert took place in limited online format. Audience split into capsules according to markings and pre-registrationArutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2021, 8:01 PM
Jason Biggs jokes ‘I won’t get any more work’ if Hollywood realizes he isn’t Jewish

Jason Biggs jokes ‘I won’t get any more work’ if Hollywood realizes he isn’t Jewish

Actor Jason Biggs jokes that his career is built on mistaken assumption that he is Jewish. 'If Hollywood gets wind, I won't get any jobs.'Ben Sales, JTA, 2/15/2021, 7:47 AM
Yonatan Razel sings John Lennon

Yonatan Razel sings John Lennon

Israeli musician Yonatan Razel gives new interpretation to Lennon's 'Free as a Bird.' Featuring production by Roni Baron and Itai Tzuk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2021, 3:56 PM
Shock-rock star Marilyn Manson accused of anti-Semitic abuse

Shock-rock star Marilyn Manson accused of anti-Semitic abuse

'At least you aren't blood Jewish.' Marilyn Manson's former fiance accuses him of anti-Semitism.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2021, 1:57 PM
Haim sisters to soundtrack animated Netflix film

Haim sisters to soundtrack animated Netflix film

Jewish sister rock band 'Haim' getting into the movie business, with soundtrack for upcoming Netflix movie 'The Witch Boy'.Curt Schleier, JTA, 2/7/2021, 3:30 PM
Christopher Plummer, who played Captain Georg von Trapp, dies at 91

Christopher Plummer, who played Captain Georg von Trapp, dies at 91

Christopher Plummer, Canadian actor, dies at home at age 91. 'The world has lost a consummate actor,' says Julie Andrews.Ido Ben Porat, 2/6/2021, 7:03 PM
Israeli actress Shira Haas nominated for Golden Globes award

Israeli actress Shira Haas nominated for Golden Globes award

Israeli actor Shira Haas nominated for her role in the Netflix 'Unorthodox' short series about the Hassidic community in New York.Arutz Sheva, 2/3/2021, 4:05 PM
Israel's Keshet Studios inks deal with Universal Television

Israel's Keshet Studios inks deal with Universal Television

Keshet renews programming deal with Universal Television, with new slate of programs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2021, 8:32 AM
170 Black and Jewish entertainers sign unity statement, form alliance

170 Black and Jewish entertainers sign unity statement, form alliance

170 leading Black and Jewish members of the entertainment industry form Black-Jewish Entertainment Alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2021, 11:35 PM
Watch: With A Little Help From My Friends: Kippalive Beatles Cover

Watch: With A Little Help From My Friends: Kippalive Beatles Cover

In honor of "Tu B'Shevat" this year Kippalive visited Leket, Israel's national food bank.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2021, 10:34 PM
'Tehran' strikes back for second season

'Tehran' strikes back for second season

Apple seeks 2nds season of hit Israeli show about Mossad agent undercover in the Iranian capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2021, 8:32 PM
Walter Bernstein, blacklisted screenwriter, dies at 101

Walter Bernstein, blacklisted screenwriter, dies at 101

Walter Bernstein, writer of Paris Blues, Fail-Safe, and The Front, dies at 101.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 1/26/2021, 7:46 AM
HBO Max picks up new Israeli television series 'Possessions'

HBO Max picks up new Israeli television series 'Possessions'

HBO Max to stream six-episode French-Israeli thriller series focusing on French woman living in Israel who has been accused of murder.Curt Schleier, JTA, 1/25/2021, 7:09 AM
Watch: New song in wake of quarantines and disease

Watch: New song in wake of quarantines and disease

Ari Green sings 'Lecha Dodi' expressing challenges being faced by Jewish community, while highlighting the unity that has been seen.Arutz Sheva, 1/20/2021, 10:39 PM
Phil Spector, rock legend and convicted murderer, dies at 81

Phil Spector, rock legend and convicted murderer, dies at 81

Massively influential rock composer and producer - and convicted murderer - Phil Spector dies at 81 of COVID-19 complications.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 1/18/2021, 7:20 AM
Mayim Bialik to guest host ‘Jeopardy!’ while the show seeks Trebek replacement

Mayim Bialik to guest host ‘Jeopardy!’ while the show seeks Trebek replacement

Jewish actress named 1 of of 4 temporary celebrity guest hosts while the show finds a permanent replacement to the late Alex Trebek.Curt Schleier, JTA, 1/17/2021, 10:24 AM
Gal Gadot trolled on social media for IDF service

Gal Gadot trolled on social media for IDF service

'Wonder Woman is a war criminal': Anti-Israel social media users target actress Gal Gadot, following release of Wonder Woman sequel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2020, 6:29 PM
Listen: Israel's "We are the world" in face of Covid-19

Listen: Israel's "We are the world" in face of Covid-19

40 of Israel's top singers and rappers join together to sing a song of strength & unity in face of COVID-19. Read the full translation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2020, 9:45 AM
A third ‘Wonder Woman’ with Gal Gadot already in the works

A third ‘Wonder Woman’ with Gal Gadot already in the works

Israeli actress Gal Gadot already tapped for third film in Wonder Woman series, just days after second film's debut.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 12/29/2020, 7:11 AM
Wonder Woman 84 sets 2020 box office record

Wonder Woman 84 sets 2020 box office record

Superhero sequel releases simultaneously in theaters, online. Third movie in franchise fast-tracked.ILTV, 12/28/2020, 10:12 PM
Gal Gadot's new film debuts with pandemic-best $16.7M

Gal Gadot's new film debuts with pandemic-best $16.7M

“Wonder Woman 1984” manages best box office debut of the COVID-19 pandemic.Elad Benari, 12/28/2020, 5:40 AM
Watch: Shulem sings 'Rise Up'

Watch: Shulem sings 'Rise Up'

Shulem performs an anthem of loyalty, friendship, and hope, a vow to be there for everyone in need.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 3:27 AM
Gal Gadot's response to 'Cleopatra' critics

Gal Gadot's response to 'Cleopatra' critics

Israeli actress pushes back on claims she is 'whitewashing' Egyptian history by portraying Cleopatra instead of Egyptian actress.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 12/25/2020, 12:35 PM
Simon Cowell joins Israeli X Factor

Simon Cowell joins Israeli X Factor

Creator of famous reality show will be a judge on the new season of its Israeli versionArutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2020, 8:01 PM
Maccabeats - The Office Hanukkah

Maccabeats - The Office Hanukkah

Watch: The Maccabeats sing 'The Office Hanukkah' adapted from The Office theme composed by Jay Ferguson (intro by Rainn Wilson)Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2020, 8:35 PM