Yehoram Gaon to be awarded for fostering diaspora relations

B’nai B’rith World Center announces singer Yehoram Gaon will receive next award for Fostering Israel-Diaspora Relations through the Arts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 11:01 AM

Rapper's Jordan concert canceled over alleged Israel support

Upcoming concert by 16-year-old Bhad Bhabie in Jordan canceled over social media post appearing to support Israel.Marcy Oster/JTA, 6/19/2019, 9:26 PM

Watch: 'Azamra' - singing where King David wrote Psalms

How did the prophets of Israel start their mornings and begin their days?Mordechai Sones, 6/18/2019, 3:45 PM

Aharon Razel: The melody is still burning

Arutz Sheva speaks to singer Aharon Razel about his music journey, his Holocaust song which became wildly popular and his daily schedule.Yoni Rotenberg, 6/7/2019, 2:32 PM

Heavy metal singer slams Roger Waters and 'Nazi comrades' in BDS

David Draiman, singer of the heavy metal group 'Disturbed' touts upcoming Israel concert, excoriates pro-BDS 'gang of morons'.David Rosenberg, 6/4/2019, 12:51 PM

Comedian dropped by Netflix over Holocaust joke? 'Fake News'

Australian 'shock humor' comic says reports that Netflix dropped him over accusations of anti-Semitism are 'fake news'.David Rosenberg, 5/29/2019, 2:14 PM

The Lemmer Brothers: From synagogues to baseball stadiums

Yanki and Shulem Lemmer sing and lead prayers in the US and around the world. This week they're in Israel for a big performance in Tel Aviv.Yoni Kempinski, 5/28/2019, 2:17 PM

Tel Aviv Eurovision reaches 182 million viewers

Viewership of Eurovision song contest's Grand Final rises in 2019, as a total of 182 million viewers tune into the contest in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 2:03 PM

Big, Bigger ... Bollywood

Did you know? The first female superstars of Indian cinema were Jewish, and a small Jewish actor became the father figure of Indian cinema.Sharon Oppenheimer, 5/23/2019, 12:31 PM

Watch: Maccabeats premiere 'Mi Bon Siach'

Maccabeats' take on Mi Bon Siach, the prayer which is recited as the bride enters the chuppah (Jewish wedding canopy).Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 4:48 PM

Rock band's music video invites viewers to Passover seder

Band Vampire Weekend's latest music video features scenes from Passover seder.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 5/22/2019, 8:03 AM

Iceland faces criticism after violating Eurovision standards

'Icelandic Hatari singers did not keep their commitment. Reykjavik must be disqualified from 2020 contest.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 3:41 PM

Watch: Daniel Zamir plays at Matisyahu's wedding

Musician Daniel Zamir plays at 'best friend' Matisyahu's wedding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 12:01 PM

Iceland's provocation

Iceland delegation to Eurovision displays scarfs with Palestinian Arab flags as results announced.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2019, 5:36 AM

Israeli and PA flags accompany Madonna at Eurovision

Madonna's dancers appear on stage at Eurovision Song Contest with Israeli and Palestinian flags on their shirts.Yoni Kempinski, 5/19/2019, 5:11 AM

Netherlands wins Eurovision, Israel finishes 23rd

Representatives from 26 countries participated in Eurovision Song Contest, held in Israel for the third time in history of the competition.Yoni Kempinski, 5/19/2019, 4:48 AM

Eurovision: Israeli performer breaks into tears on stage

Watch: Kobi Marimi sings 'Home,' breaks down in tears as the song ends.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2019, 11:44 PM

Netanyahu wishes Kobi Marimi success before Eurovision final

'Millions are watching you now and you know that the entire country is supporting you,' Netanyahu said.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2019, 10:28 PM

Eurovision climax: The countries which made it to the final

The Shalva band's performance on Thursday night is met with enthusiastic applause with the crowd rising to their feet to cheer excitedly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 11:27 AM

MASA participants: Vote Israel in Eurovision

International campaign to promote Israel's song in Eurovision among Jewish young people around the world is gaining momentum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 1:04 AM

Watch: Shalva Band in the Eurovision semi-finals

The Shalva Band, which quit the Eurovision selection contest so as not to desecrate the Sabbath, performs at the semi-finals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 12:01 AM

Mel Gibson says Rothchild film unrelated to Jewish banker family

Rep. for filmmaker Mel Gibson claims upcoming film 'Rothchild' is 'completely unrelated' to Jewish banking family, the Rothschilds.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 5/15/2019, 7:47 AM

10 countries selected for Eurovision final

First Eurovision semi-final held in Tel Aviv. 10 countries selected for Eurovision final on Saturday.Orli Harari, 5/15/2019, 12:36 AM

Madonna refuses calls to back out of appearance in Israel

Pop singer says she's not backing down on plans to perform at Eurovision competition in Tel Aviv, despite pressure from BDS movement.David Rosenberg, 5/14/2019, 12:06 PM

Watch: Eurovision bloggers feel 'safe' and 'welcome' in Israel

'I think it’s funny when someone calls to boycott Eurovision because of the situation. In Gaza something like this would not be possible.'Yoni Kempinski, 5/14/2019, 11:01 AM

Mel Gibson to play a ‘Rothchild’ in upcoming film

Actor, director who made drunken anti-Semitic rant to play Whitelaw Rothchild in film alongside Shia LaBeouf.Gabe Friedman/JTA, 5/13/2019, 9:29 PM

Madonna arriving in Israel on Wednesday

Famed singer to perform at Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 3:32 PM

Former Miss Iraq responds to Roger Waters

Former Miss Iraq condemns former Pink Floyd member's latest anti-Israel rant: Use your power to bring people together.Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 6:08 AM

Supermodel Bar Refaeli ordered to pay millions in back taxes

Two days before Refaeli serves as host at Eurovision, the court orders her to pay millions in back taxes on unreported income.Sara Rubenstein, 5/12/2019, 6:18 PM

New arrangement for Israeli Eurovision entry revealed

After receiving heavy criticism for being 'depressing,' song representing Israel in contest gets new arrangement, with new clip.Rafael Levy, 5/12/2019, 2:31 PM

Iceland delegation's provocation at Eurovision

Band representing Iceland at Tel Aviv Eurovision competition supports BDS, seeks to 'eliminate capitalism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 10:06 AM

Watch: Croation Eurovision composer sings Jewish music hit

Jacques Houdek, composer of Croatian entry in Eurovision and part of Croatian delegation that arrived in Israel, sings Yonatan Razel hit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 9:47 AM

'Shtisel,' popular Israeli show about haredim, gets 3rd season

Israeli show about haredi Jews that became a surprise hit on Netflix will get a third season, show's writer confirms.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 5/9/2019, 9:12 AM

Watch: Shalva Band at torch-lighting ceremony

The Shalva band sang at the torch-lighting ceremony on Mount Herzl which marks the start of Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2019, 4:12 AM

Gaza artists call for boycott of Eurovision

Gazan artists call on Eurovision contestants to boycott the competition, claim Israel using the event to "perpetuate oppression".Elad Benari, 5/9/2019, 3:40 AM

Films show American contributions to Israeli independence

Ruderman Family Foundation and Toldot Yisrael make archival materials accessible and user-friendly for the first time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2019, 1:07 AM

Rapper Snoop Dogg backs Farrakhan following Facebook ban

Ignoring Farrakhan's history of anti-Semitism, rapper calls on fans to share videos by Nation of Islam leader, excoriates Facebook over ban.David Rosenberg, 5/6/2019, 2:33 PM

Jussie Smollett’s character will not return to ‘Empire’

Actor arrested in Chicago for staged hate crime attack won't be returning for next season of 'Empire' TV show.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/2/2019, 6:50 PM

British celebrities reject boycott of Eurovision

British celebrities sign letter speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year’s Eurovision song contest which will be held in Israel.Elad Benari, 5/1/2019, 6:39 AM

Eurovision winner: Boycott calls spread darkness

Israeli singer Netta Barzilai, who won last year's Eurovision song contest, slams calls to boycott this year's contest in Israel.AFP, 4/29/2019, 5:16 PM

Comedian: 'If you can't stand the heat get out of the oven'

Australian comedian Isaac Butterfield jokes about Nazi gas chambers. ADL: Apologize, meet Holocaust survivors.Henry Benjamin, JTA, 4/23/2019, 11:12 AM

Watch: The new Israeli 'We Are the World'

30 of Israel's greatest artists sing of their love for the land and people of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 10:42 AM

Jennifer Lopez to perform in Israel for the first time

Pop star and actress to play at Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on August 1.Ben Ariel, 4/18/2019, 6:29 AM

Roger Waters demands Madonna cancel Eurovision peformance

Anti-Israel activist pressures Madonna to bow out of Eurovision, claims to be fighting for 'human rights.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 2:40 PM

Netherlands wins Jewrovision song contest

The Netherlands wins song contest for Europe’s Jewish communities, with song praising Israel as 'most beautiful place in the world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2019, 3:18 PM

BDS activists to Madonna: Cancel Eurovision performance

Palestinian Arab academics and intellectuals call on pop singer to abandon her plans to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.Elad Benari, 4/11/2019, 6:21 AM

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel.

Pop star Madonna to take the stage at Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv on May 28.Josefin Dolsten/JTA, 4/8/2019, 9:36 PM

Watch: Mati Shriki with new single & music video

After releasing a single from his upcoming second album called "Mistater", Shriki now releasing singel and music video from the Alps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 11:46 PM

From the IDF Rabbinate band to the Eurovision stage

Mark performs at weddings and is also the leading role in the musical 'Rewrite The World.'Ido ben Porat, 3/29/2019, 12:44 PM

German band Rammstein slammed for concentration camp-style video

A yellow Star of David could be seen on at least one of the band member's uniforms.Sara Rubenstein, 3/28/2019, 7:16 PM

Watch: Connecting the world through dance

DJ Raphi goes out to the streets of Jerusalem to get people dancing and smiling in honor of the Purim holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2019, 5:27 AM

Eitan Katz releases new video for Purim: Nigun

In time for Purim, Eitan Katz releases new sing-along dance-along music video made to track 'Nigun' from latest album, Ashrecha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2019, 10:31 PM

Legendary Jewish drummer Hal Blaine dies at 90

Blaine, dubbed 'the most recorded drummer in history,' dies of natural causes at his home in Palm Desert, California.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/13/2019, 10:57 PM

Israel PM Music Prize winner to teach at UC Berkeley this spring

Aviya Kopelman is among youngest recipients of PM's Prize for Musical Composition and Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra composer-in-residence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 11:05 AM

Israel's Eurovision entry revealed

Kobi Marimi's song "Home" will represent Israel in the May competition. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2019, 11:16 PM

Eurovision tickets sold within an hour and a half

10,000 tickets for 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv sold out after an hour and a half. Another sale will start around Passover.Ben Ariel, 3/1/2019, 4:12 AM

Ukraine will not participate in this year's Eurovision

Ukrainian broadcaster pulls out of international song contest in Tel Aviv after singer refuses demand to boycott Russia.Gary Willig, 2/27/2019, 8:44 PM