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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, 18/01/2021 07:20
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, 29/12/2020 09:45
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, 27/12/2020 03:27
Watch: Wounded IDF soldier's 'miracle' return to music

Watch: Wounded IDF soldier's 'miracle' return to music

Soldier badly wounded in Operation Protective Edge in Gaza returns to doing what he loves most - something he never imagined would happen.Yoni Kempinski, 07/12/2020 17:00
Why did Madonna 'trend' online yesterday?

Why did Madonna 'trend' online yesterday?

Social media users mistake reports on passing of Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona for pop singer Madonna.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2020 17:09
Sarah Spielman's musical and spiritual journey

Sarah Spielman's musical and spiritual journey

Arutz Sheva meets singer and musician Sarah Spielman, who speaks about fulfilling the dream to sing while adhering to Jewish law & traditionYoni Kempinski, 11/10/2020 13:47
Project to help struggling Israeli music industry produces covers of classic Israeli songs

Project to help struggling Israeli music industry produces covers of classic Israeli songs

Dozens of Israeli musicians record covers of 50 classic Israeli songs as part of project to help Israeli music industry cope with pandemic.Marcy Oster, JTA, 06/10/2020 10:57
We are Bnai Yisrael, the Nation of Israel

We are Bnai Yisrael, the Nation of Israel

Bob Stark writes about the song he wrote. Performed by Chanan Elias, musical production by Yehuda Katz.Arutz Sheva, 21/09/2020 22:21
Watch: Jerusalem choir sings 'a song of peace' to UAE

Watch: Jerusalem choir sings 'a song of peace' to UAE

'Pirchei Jerusalem' choir sings in Hebrew and Arabic in a new song celebrating the UAE-Israel peace deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2020 23:18
Enriching the landscape of Jewish memory

Enriching the landscape of Jewish memory

About a book which is a joy. Concise, vivid, well-written, antithetical to banality, it portrays events and people penetratingly Op-ed.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 13/09/2020 23:31
Watch: The Maccabeats New Year song

Watch: The Maccabeats New Year song

Music video for "Bashana Haba'a," a song of hope for the year to come, based on popular classic Israeli song.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2020 19:14
Watch: Couple from Israel & US sings about their 'childhood purity'

Watch: Couple from Israel & US sings about their 'childhood purity'

Jewish couple releases new single, showcasing childhood memories from two sides of an ocean.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2020 13:14
Jewish singer Doja Cat wins MTV best new artist award

Jewish singer Doja Cat wins MTV best new artist award

Jewish American singer and rapper Doja Cat wins MTV award for best new artist.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 01/09/2020 07:40
New single released from album compiled by IDF Rabbinate Band & Cantor Shai Abramson

New single released from album compiled by IDF Rabbinate Band & Cantor Shai Abramson

Single is first item in album of Israeli, Chassidic, & cantorial music from the IDF's band.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2020 17:34
Listen: Hashem Melech Niggun

Listen: Hashem Melech Niggun

Composed and performed by Moshe Kesselman of Efrat. Produced by DJ Shua Sorscher of California.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2020 01:04
British rapper Wiley dropped by managers over anti-Semitic posts

British rapper Wiley dropped by managers over anti-Semitic posts

'Godfather of grime' suspended from Twitter after engaging in anti-Semitic rants on social media.Gary Willig, 26/07/2020 14:22
Jewish guitarist Peter Green, Fleetwood Mac founder, dies at 73

Jewish guitarist Peter Green, Fleetwood Mac founder, dies at 73

Blues guitarist born Peter Greenbaum in London's Bethnal Green was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.AFP, 26/07/2020 07:57
Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef rules music permitted in isolation

Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef rules music permitted in isolation

Innovative halakhic ruling: During coronavirus period, those in isolation may listen to music, even rhythmic, in Three Weeks.Mordechai Sones, 20/07/2020 15:54
Watch: The Chill Niggun - Sometimes you just need to Chill

Watch: The Chill Niggun - Sometimes you just need to Chill

Amid the second wave of coronavirus, musician and singer Moshe Kesselman releases new relaxing song.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2020 23:48
Y.Shofario - Returning to Judaism, and then to groove and hip hop

Y.Shofario - Returning to Judaism, and then to groove and hip hop

How a nice Jewish young man from Baltimore rediscovered his Jewish roots and moved to Israel - but didn't give up his love for music.Yoni Kempinski, 17/06/2020 15:05
Universal becomes first major music label to open a branch in Israel

Universal becomes first major music label to open a branch in Israel

Universal Music Group, one of the largest music corporations in the United States, to open new branch in Tel Aviv.Gabe Friedman/JTA, 16/06/2020 22:45
New song blesses children returning to school after "covid-vacation"

New song blesses children returning to school after "covid-vacation"

Moshe Kesselman releases song based on 'Hamalach Hagoel' to mark return of Israeli children to school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2020 14:42
What are Israelis' favorite Disney songs?

What are Israelis' favorite Disney songs?

Surprise: 'A Whole New World' from 'Aladdin' wins Galgalatz and Walla Disney songs hit parade.Yoni Kempinski, 28/05/2020 13:35
Israeli artists Yair Levi and Shai Sol sing Biblical Song 'Refa Na - Heal Her Now'

Israeli artists Yair Levi and Shai Sol sing Biblical Song 'Refa Na - Heal Her Now'

New song produced during COD-19 pandemic based on Moses' prayer for his sister Miriam.i24NEWS, 14/05/2020 16:10
A first: Singer raised Hasidic signed to major label

A first: Singer raised Hasidic signed to major label

Shulem Lemmer is the first Hasidic-born singer to land record deal with a major label.Curt Schleier, JTA, 23/04/2020 21:56
Cantor Yitzhak Meir Helfgot: Thank you for praying for my recovery

Cantor Yitzhak Meir Helfgot: Thank you for praying for my recovery

Well-known cantor who suffered from coronavirus, releases video thanking those who prayed for his recovery.Arutz Sheva, 15/04/2020 21:55
Watch live: Online musical Pessach events in Israel

Watch live: Online musical Pessach events in Israel

Singers, musicians and rabbis join forces to bring a feeling of festivity despite the coronavirus restrictions. Click, view and enjoy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2020 21:21
Live: Yaakov Shwekey Pesach concert

Live: Yaakov Shwekey Pesach concert

Popular Jewish singer performs concert on chol hamoed Pesach for Special Children's Center., 12/04/2020 19:05
A Passover medley of unity - performed by 3 Israelis of different sectors

A Passover medley of unity - performed by 3 Israelis of different sectors

Haredi, secular, and Religious Zionist musicians work together to perform 'porch music,' offering a Passover medley of faith and hope.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/04/2020 15:37
Eli Schwebel - Nodeh Lecha coronavirus recovery gratitude prayer

Eli Schwebel - Nodeh Lecha coronavirus recovery gratitude prayer

Schwebel was hospitalized with coronavirus. After he recovered he recorded a song which was "upgraded" with the help of his musician friendsArutz Sheva, 09/04/2020 22:37
Happy Passover! The Israel Philharmonic sends special greeting

Happy Passover! The Israel Philharmonic sends special greeting

The Israeli Philharmonic prepared a special presentation for the Passover holiday in light of the ongoing crisis.Eitan Divinsky, 06/04/2020 23:00
'I praise Your name' featuring residents of Efrat

'I praise Your name' featuring residents of Efrat

Moshe Kesselman composed inspiring words from Psalms. He called residents of Efrat join and sing along to counter the feeling of quarantine.Yoni Kempinski, 06/04/2020 22:28
Miami Boys Choir video online on demand!

Miami Boys Choir video online on demand!

Full-length songs and concert DVDs spanning 25 years now digitalized for a new generation., 06/04/2020 18:41
Listen: Life Before Death by Israel Portnoy

Listen: Life Before Death by Israel Portnoy

New song by Israel Portnoy addresses the fragility and speed of life and the human thirst to give something back to the universe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2020 05:05
Never Give Up, Psalm 118 (Official Music Video) by Jeremy Gimpel

Never Give Up, Psalm 118 (Official Music Video) by Jeremy Gimpel

With families stuck together this is the perfect time to pray together. Psalm 118 contains an eternal message of hope from G-d., 19/03/2020 17:12
Listen: 'The Beatles Israel - Vote Bibi 2020'

Listen: 'The Beatles Israel - Vote Bibi 2020'

Humorous take on the famous Beatles song "Let It Be" by Baruch Bergenfeld and David Wiener ahead of upcoming March elections., 20/02/2020 22:21
Red Hot Chili Peppers to headline new Israeli music festival

Red Hot Chili Peppers to headline new Israeli music festival

Popular band to perform in Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park this June.Marcy Oster/JTA, 03/02/2020 18:05
Yitzhak Attias: A life In the footsteps of music

Yitzhak Attias: A life In the footsteps of music

Yitzhak Attias combines Latin, Flamenco, sounds of nature, and Jewish themes in his fusion music.Judy Simon, 31/01/2020 15:48
Watch: New music clip filmed in funeral home

Watch: New music clip filmed in funeral home

Clip of singer Nemouel Harosh's new song, “Haloch VaShov”, was filmed in an unusual location.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2020 01:08
Israeli pop duo Static and Ben-El release new single with rapper Pitbull

Israeli pop duo Static and Ben-El release new single with rapper Pitbull

Israeli pop duo, US rap star Pitbull release new single with Saban Music Group.Marcy Oster/JTA, 14/01/2020 17:57
The singer who found his passion for music after 70 years

The singer who found his passion for music after 70 years

Martin Meir Widerker, a former child musical prodigy, gathers team of the greatest Hasidic singers for the 'Shabbos Malka' project.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 12:01
Individuals with Disabilities Perform Before Thousands at the Siyum HaShas in Jerusalem

Individuals with Disabilities Perform Before Thousands at the Siyum HaShas in Jerusalem

Seeach Sod’s Pirchei Seeach Choir for young men with disabilities performs at the Siyum HaShas event in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2020 09:01
Israelis choose best songs, pop artists of decade

Israelis choose best songs, pop artists of decade

The best and worst songs and singers of decade ending today, as voted by Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2019 19:57
Watch: Kippalive presents... the "Kippafamilies"

Watch: Kippalive presents... the "Kippafamilies"

'Kippalive' band members celebrate Hanukkah with a new musical clip featuring their own families.Arutz Sheva, 18/12/2019 22:18
Watch: A Star Wars Hanukkah

Watch: A Star Wars Hanukkah

Six13 celebrates the miracle of Hanukkah and the release of the latest Star Wars movie with presents, dreidels, latkes, and music., 17/12/2019 15:41
NY sensation Dovid Haziza's new debut single 'Zeh Tov'

NY sensation Dovid Haziza's new debut single 'Zeh Tov'

'Zeh Tov' with a spectacular first-of-its-kind video providing a glimpse of Israel's magical scenery in 4K quality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2019 21:06
Watch: The song for Siyum Hashas

Watch: The song for Siyum Hashas

Dirshu organization presents new song composed for the upcoming Siyum Hashas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2019 20:14
Secular and Religious unite on stage - in the Shomron

Secular and Religious unite on stage - in the Shomron

Israeli singer Aviv Gefen, who has expressed harsh opinions against the Settlement enterprise, performed in the Shomron with Hanan Ben AriArutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019 23:15
Watch: Mordechai Ben David in new song

Watch: Mordechai Ben David in new song

Popular hasidic singer Mordechai Ben David performs new song "Al Tashlicheni" as composed by Shimshon Neiman of London.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 08/10/2019 18:01
Celine Dion schedules second show in Israel

Celine Dion schedules second show in Israel

Canadian superstar to hold second show on August 5 in Tel Aviv, after tickets nearly sold out for her first show.Elad Benari, 07/10/2019 06:35
Yitzhak Attias: A life in the footsteps of music

Yitzhak Attias: A life in the footsteps of music

Yitzhak Attias combines Latin, Flamenco, sounds of nature, and Jewish themes in his fusion musicJudy Simon, 19/07/2019 05:30
Rapper's Jordan concert canceled over alleged Israel support

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, 19/06/2019 21:26
Jewish musician who published over 150 volumes dies at 86

Jewish musician who published over 150 volumes dies at 86

Velvel Pasternak, who worked to preserve Jewish musical heritage, dies at 86.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/06/2019 15:05
Aharon Razel: The melody is still burning

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, 07/06/2019 14:32
Watch: The new Israeli 'We Are the World'

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, 21/04/2019 10:42
German band Rammstein slammed for concentration camp-style video

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, 28/03/2019 19:16
Rapper apologizes for anti-Semitic lyrics quoted by NBA star

Rapper apologizes for anti-Semitic lyrics quoted by NBA star

Rapper whose song lyrics got LeBron James into hot water when apologizes to Jewish community.Ben Ariel, 26/12/2018 05:11