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Watch: Tragedy inspires Yaakov Shwekey’s latest hit song

After his first Shabbat ends with an unspeakable tragedy, Shimon Ilan’s resilience inspires Yaakov Shwekey’s latest hit song, Ein Davar Ra.

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Orthodox music star performs song celebrating Donald Trump at Jewish summer camp

'The greatest president we've ever had!' Yaakov Shwekey rewrites song as a prayer for Trump to be reelected.

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Live: Yaakov Shwekey Pesach concert

Popular Jewish singer performs concert on chol hamoed Pesach for Special Children's Center.

Live: Yaakov Shwekey Pesach concertplayer

Losing the labels: A lesson from Shwekey

Losing the labels: A lesson from Shwekey

Watch: Live "concert" with Yaakov Shwekey

Join live as the leading Jewish music singer performs from his home in the U.S.

Watch: Live "concert" with Yaakov Shwekey

Watch: Shwekey prays for a perfect world

Singer Yaakov Shwekey prays for a perfect world in his new music video.

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Yaakov Shwekey wows the crowd in Hollywood, California

Despite the unexpected rainfall, Shwekey’s Hannukah concert at Universal Studio, CA was a great success.

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OU celebrates 40 years with Shwekey

Orthodox Union’s Israel arm celebrates its 40th anniversary in a gala concert with international singer Yaakov Shwekey, 5,000 attendees.

OU celebrates 40 years with Shwekey

Watch: Yaakov Shwekey rehearses for concert

Singer Shwekey, together with Shlomi Shabbat and Yonatan Razel, hold rehearsal ahead of Wednesday's concert at Live Park in Rishon Letzion.

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Omer Adam and Yaakov Shwekey sing a duet

Yaakov Shwekey praises Omer Adam's refusal to perform on Shabbat before the two sing together at a recent event in Israel.

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Watch: Jewish music rocks Times Square

Thousands of Jewish teens gathered for the annual giant after-Shabbat Cteen event and enthusiastically joined singer Yaacov Shwekey.

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Yaakov Shwekey and Kobi Peretz remind us: God is always there

Listen to the song "Veafilu Behastara" by Kobi Peretz & Yaakov Shwekey. Lyrics are taken from famous Breslov teaching.

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'Praise the Lord' with Yaakov Shwekey

Yaakov Shwekey launches the video clip "Yishtabach Shemu" from his latest album MUSICA.

'Praise the Lord' with Yaakov Shwekeyplayer

Shwekey: There's never "too much energy" in Jewish Music

The Jewish music superstar talks about his new album, the state of Jewish music, and why his new song will be in 3 different languages.

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Listen: New single by Yaakov Shwekey

In his tenth album, Yaakov Shwekey combines diverse musical styles, with hits in English, Hebrew, French, Spanish and Yiddish

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Yaakov Shwekey releases new single in homage to Shalom Rubaskin

Popular Jewish pop singer wrote song in honor of the release of jailed hassidic slaughterhouse operator Shalom Rubashkin.

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Watch: Yaakov Shwekey sings 'A Mother’s Promise'

International Jewish superstar releases a new song in time for Passov

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Watch Yaakov Shwekey sing with Shalom Rubashkin

Jewish music superstar sings with freed prisoner Shalom Rubashkin. 'I can finally sing with you, after so many years of tears.'

Watch Yaakov Shwekey sing with Shalom Rubashkin

Listen: New single by Yaakov Shwekey

The Jewish music superstar releases a new single in time for Rosh Hashannah.

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Yaakov Shwekey 'Flagdance' historic Kotel plaza performance

View selected excerpts in honor of Jerusalem Jubilee celebrations, tens of thousands participate at Western Wall plaza.

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A US bar mitzvah boy watches his dream come true

Despite his illness, bar mitzvah boy succeeds in praying at Western Wall - together with singer Yaakov Shwekey.

A US bar mitzvah boy watches his dream come trueplayer

Yaakov Shwekey releases video: 'We Are A Miracle'

New video features tale of Jewish perseverance through the ages, declaring that the Jewish people are indeed a miracle.

Yaakov Shwekey releases new video: 'We Are A Miracle'player

Shwekey's song in memory of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

Yaakov Shwekey sings "Maran Sheli", in memory of Shas's former spiritual leader.

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Jewish singer Shwekey dances at Joseph's tomb

Internationally renowned singer Yaakov Shwekey visits Joseph's tomb in Shechem together with Samaria Brigade Commander.

Jewish singer Yaakov Shwekey prays and dances at Joseph's tomb

Hassidic 'Giants' Unite the Jewish Soul

Avraham Fried and Yaakov Shwekey conquer the stage in Jerusalem for United Hatzalah, helping Jews 'spiritually and physically.'

Hassidic 'Giants' Fried and Shwekey Unite the Jewish Soulplayer

Only One Week to go: Fried, Shwekey on One Stage

Tickets going fast for the Oct. 1 show at Jerusalem International Convention Center.

Only One Week to go: Fried, Shwekey on One Stageplayer

Fried, Shwekey to Star in Hatzalah Benefit Concert

Tickets now on sale for Oct. 1 show at Jerusalem International Convention Center, featuring two of the biggest names in Jewish music.

Fried, Shwekey to Star in United Hatzalah Benefit Concert

Sassoon Children Sing Shortly Before Tragic Fire

Haunting recording of seven siblings who perished in Shabbat inferno was made just two weeks before their tragic deaths.

Haunting: Sassoon Children Sing Shortly Before Tragic Blazeplayer

Motorcycles and a Song for One Brave Child

New "ambucycle" dedicated to seven-year-old Raphael Assoulin, who is battling cancer for the second time in his young life.

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Et Rikod (Time to Dance) - New from Yaakov Shwekey

The official music video of hit "Et Rikod" (Time to Dance) was launched Sunday featuring an Israeli Air Force soldier as its main character.

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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.

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Cry No More: Terrorism, Disengagement, and Iran

Yaakov Shwekey's new single evokes different emotions as it looks at terrorism, the disengagement and Iran's nuclear program.

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