Israeli Director Wins Oscar for Best Live Action Short

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — The Israeli director who won the best live action short Oscar award Sunday night mentioned his grandparents, who are Holocaust survivors, in his acceptance speech. “I...

Behind the Scenes at ‘Soon by You’ Season 2

By Rebecca Tepp Season two of Soon By You is underway! Soon by you is a comedic web series that can be found on YouTube about six orthodox Jewish singles...

Atlanta’s ‘Rabbi Jake’ Takes Jewish Music World by Storm

Atlanta might be well-known for Coca-Cola and Hartsfield-Jackson International, the busiest airport in the world, but for music lovers both large and small, the city’s true claim to fame...

Israeli Foreign Ministry Quip Wins Satirical Iranian Twitter Contest

CTech – Leading up to the 40th anniversary of the Iranian revolution on February 11, a popular satirical Iranian Twitter account with over 115,000 followers asked for nominations for “the most...

Popular Shalva Band Won’t Play Eurovision Due to Shabbat Schedule

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1qsDSS0xUY&feature=youtu.be The Shalva group, a beloved Israeli band featuring musicians with special needs, has dropped out of the Eurovision Song contest because compulsory rehearsals for the Saturday-night finals will take...

New Song by Netta Gets Nearly Two Million Views in Three Days

CTech – Israeli Eurovision winner Netta Barzilai’s new song has reached over 1.8 million views on YouTube since its release Thursday. The video for the song called “Bassa Sababa” —...

Shalva Band Advances to Eurovision Selection Finals

By JTA and Jerusalem Post staff Fan-favorite Shalva Band on Saturday night narrowly beat another top contender to represent Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest in May, becoming the first...

Yiddish Songs Thought Lost Now Nominated for Grammy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7g0YofvjvLU&feature=youtu.be BY PENNY SCHWARTZ BOSTON (JTA) — In the despair of the Soviet Union’s fierce World War II battles against the Nazis, a 42-year-old Jewish man from Odessa wrote a song in...

Nancy Spielberg, Roberta Grossman Speak Live About ‘Who Will Write Our History’

https://www.facebook.com/whowillwriteourhistory/videos/1223619377793607/   From the film's website: Who Will Write Our History is a story of resistance. It is a story about who gets to tell the story. It is about a group of spiritual...

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Speaks With Survivor Susan Warsinger

https://www.facebook.com/holocaustmuseum/videos/226754698266453/UzpfSTE3MjYwMTI2NjM6MTAyMDYwNjE3MTcyMTg0MDE/ Susan Warsinger's life was changed forever at age nine when her neighbors uprooted a lamppost and rammed it through her front door. As Jews in Germany, Susan and her...

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Billions Of Butterflies Visit Israel On Their Way To Cyprus

By HAGAY HACOHEN - Jerusalem Post - 03/21/2019 Billions of painted lady butterflies visit Israel this Purim on their migration to Cyprus. Billions of painted lady butterflies...

Mueller Report: No Trump – Russia collusion

By David Rosenberg - Israel National News -  24/03/19 22:18 The much-anticipated report by special counsel Robert Mueller on the 2016 presidential race has found...

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