Yoni Z.: Raising the Bar In Jewish Music

By Rochelle Maruch Miller https://youtu.be/s5WI8nDU2VQ Yoni Z. is on a mission. Intent on upping the game, he hopes to change the landscape of Jewish music forever. Personable, polished, and possessed of...

Comedian Roseanne Barr Visits Israel with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Roseanne Barr, the American comedian whose television show was canceled last year after she made a racist remark on Twitter, visited Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday as part of...

Natalie Portman to Play Female Thor in Upcoming Marvel Movie

(JTA) — Actress Natalie Portman will go from super scientist-love interest to super hero in the 4th installment of Marvel’s “Thor” series. Portman, who is Jewish and Israeli, will portray a...

Israel’s Eurovision Entry Gets Overhaul

Responding to criticism over his uninspiring performance, Israeli singer Kobi Marimi recorded a new version of Israel’s entry for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, set to take place in...
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Celine Dion Announces Israel Concert for Summer 2020

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Celine Dion will perform for the first time in Israel next summer — on Tu b’Av, otherwise known as the Jewish Valentine’s Day. The superstar French-Canadian singer will...

On The It List: ‘HaKol MiShamayim’ By Mordechai Shapiro

By Rochelle Miller Described by renowned composer and producer Yitzy Waldner as “a breath of fresh air … who has the ability to do things with his voice no one...

Gene Simmons Among Artists Supporting Eurovision Against Boycott

More than 100 artists, including KISS frontman Gene Simmons and television-reality star Sharon Osbourne, have signed a statement against calls for boycotting the Eurovision song competition next month in Tel...

Chief Rabbi Wants Jews to Extend Shabbat to Protest Eurovision Timing

(JTA) — Israel’s Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau, called on Jews to extend by 20 minutes the time they observe Shabbat this week to protest its violation during the...

Weinstein, Studio to Pay $44m in Sexual Harassment Settlement

(JTA) — Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board members have reached a tentative settlement deal for $44 million with women who accuse him of sexual misconduct, the Wall...

Alyssa Milano Won’t Speak at Women’s March Unless Leaders Condemn Farrakhan

(JTA) — Actress and activist Alyssa Milano said she won’t speak at the next Women’s March if it is organized by two current leaders who will not condemn antisemite...
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BY BEN SALES NEW YORK (JTA) — At a private event for Orthodox Jewish donors, President Donald Trump received a blessing from a rabbi and joked...

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