Eurovision Mega-Festival Fizzed Out, But We Hear Great Things about Lag B’Omer

On Sunday morning, Ha'aretz ran an op-ed calling for the cancellation of Lag B'Omer.

Top 10 Things You Must Do in Tel Aviv During Eurovision Week

Hundreds of local festivities are scheduled as part of the Eurovision celebrations.

Eurovision 2019: The Show Must Go On!

Occupancy rates in nearly all the hotels are already near capacity – and we’re only at the start of May.

Eurovision Event Cancelled Saturday Night for Security Reasons

The event was going to feature singers who had previously represented Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest, including Dana International, Ilanit and Yizhar Cohen.

Roseanne Returns to the Borscht Belt

“I got this whiskey flask. It says on it: ‘May the bridges I burn light the way.’"

Spider Man PS4 Characters are Shomer Shabbat

For those who play the game on Saturdays, on that day there are no Orthodox Jewish characters to be seen.

Bar Refaeli Loses DiCaprio Defense, Will Pay Taxes on Tens of Millions

Judge Bornstein questioned why Leonardo DiCaprio had not been brought to testify

Tel Aviv Ready and Eager to Host 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

In one month, Tel Aviv will host the 64th Eurovision Song Contest, the second most watched live TV program in the world and the cultural event with the highest ratings and largest international coverage to ever take place in Israel.

HBO to Produce Philip Roth’s ‘The Plot Against America’ Depicting a Jewish Boy in...

The novel imagines an America in which Lindbergh's isolationist ideas have become the national agenda, and are impacting Jewish life in Newark, New Jersey.

Madonna to Perform at Eurovision Finals in Tel Aviv

“I believe that the performance of Madonna, accompanied by dozens of professional backup dancers, will make a significant contribution to the success of the event and the strengthening of Israel’s positive branding in the world,” said Israeli-Canadian billionaire Sylvan Adams.

Rolling Stones Lead Singer Mick Jagger ‘Gets What He Needs,’ Recovering Well From Heart...

A father of eight, Jagger was ordered to remain in the hospital for at least the next few days in order to allow the arteries to recover.
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‘Anna’s War’ about Jewish Orphan in 1941 Wins Russian Best Picture

Anna's War tells the story of a six-year-old girl (Marta Kozlova) who miraculously survived the execution of the Jews of her Ukrainian village.

Choirs from 6 NY Schools Sing Arik Einstein Songs

The event featured the Kinneret Day School Choir, the HLA2 Choir Club, the Ramaz Lower School and Middle School Choirs, the Hebrew Language Academy Select Choir and the Harlem Hebrew Choir.

Kim Kardashian West Cancels Upcoming Trip to Israel

Kardashian was scheduled to co-launch a new designer line of eyeglasses by Israeli eye wear chain owner Carolina Lemke.
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Watch & Listen: ‘Home’ Sung by Kobi Marimi to Represent Israel in Eurovision 2019

Kobi Merimi's former jobs were as host at a pub and cashier at a movie theater. He served in the IDF's HR.

Haredi Court Furious at Drumming Bride Fiasco

Several holy Jews who watched the video of the harmless event online alerted to Badatz, the kashrut supervision department of the Eda Haredit, which supervises the wedding hall.

Israeli Expat Director Wins Oscar for Best Short

“My grandparents are Holocaust survivors. The bigotry that they experienced in the Holocaust, we see that everywhere today, in America, in Europe.”

Good News: Daniel Barenboim Doesn’t Hate Israel, He Hates Everybody

In 2015, Barenboim announced his plans to take the Berlin State Opera with him to Tehran in celebration of the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic. Iran said Thanks but no thanks in response.

‘Synonyms’ about an Israeli at War with being Israeli Wins 2019 Berlin Film Festival...

The film is based on Lapid's own experiences of living as an Israeli abroad and his ambivalence about being an Israeli.

Shalva Band to Perform at Opening Torchlight Ceremony for Israel’s 71st Independence Day Celebration

“The members of the band represent in the best of all possible ways the victory of spirit over the body."

Shalva Band Withdraws from Eurovision Contest to Avoid Sabbath Desecration

The Shalva Band is regularly invited to perform at cultural venues, at dignitary events, and with celebrity artists.

BDS Protesters at Carnegie Hall Accuse Israeli Philharmonic of Apartheid

We went to Wikipedia and looked up Arab orchestras that receive assistance from the Israeli government, and found 4 in under 10 minutes.

Roseanne Plants Tree in Peduel to Launch Anti-BDS Israel Visit

She was received by children bearing flowers, although it's not clear how many of them were familiar with her successful TV series or with the circumstances of its cancellation.

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