Israeli Musical Icon Zvika Pick Dead at 72

In 2018, Pick suffered a stroke on board a flight from London to Israel and was hospitalized for an extended period.

The Late Olivia Newton-John Wrote about her Jewish Grandfather Nobel Winner Max Born

Newton-John dabbled in Kabballah in her 2006 album Grace and Gratitude.

Polish Website Reveals Natalie Portman Eats Israeli Food to Be Fit as Mighty Thor

Fakt offered the recipe for Chickpea and Tahini Salad: A Middle Eastern delicacy by Natalie Portman.

Brussel’s Regional Parliament Slaughters Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Ban on Kosher Shechita

The Hollywood star called on the Brussels parliament to approve the ban and “put an end to the cruel suffering of animals.”

Rabbi Uri Zohar, Gifted Trailblazer in Comedy, Film, and Teshuva, Dead at 86

Israel was much smaller and more homogeneous in the 1970s, a fact that greatly enhanced Rabbi Zohar’s impact on Israeli society.

In Berlin, Jewrovision 2022 Follows Eurovision after 2 Years of COVID

The "Jewro" will kick off with the band Chasak Hamburg. Olam Berlin will close the competition this year.

Russian Rapper Morgenshtern Appeals Foreign Agent Designation over Ties with Israeli Media Group

His grandfather was Jewish, and even though Morgenshtern is not halakhically Jewish, he has been interested in Judaism and is close to Chabad.

‘The Netanyahus’ Wins 2022 Pulitzer

"I promise that the book is both readable and, in spots, I absolutely screamed with laughter."

Israel Out of the 2022 Eurovision, Security Problems, Foreign Ministry Strike Cited

And you figured the Lapid-Bennett government would collapse because Bennett was incompetent…

Netflix Introduces ‘Jewish Matchmaking’ following Success of ‘Indian Matchmaking’

"Will using the traditional practice of shidduch help them find their soulmate in today’s world?”

Russian Film Production Forced to Leave Israel Due to Sanctions

The banks in Russia are unable to transfer money to banks in Israel, and the producers can’t shoot the film without cash flow.

‘Tehran’ Wins 2021 International Emmy Award for Drama Series

The series has been sold to the streaming service Apple TV Plus in a multi-million dollar deal.

Anti-Israel Bots Attack Billie Eilish for Saying ‘Hi Israel’

“This coordinated attack on Billie Eilish is another example of how social media is used nefariously to manipulate public opinion and to attack and harass any artist, entertainer, or influencer that says anything positive about Israel.”

Singer Esther Ofarim’s Son Refused Service in Leipzig for Wearing Star of David Necklace

"What's going on? Why is everyone else being called up ahead of me?" Ofarim asked the desk clerk.

Elvis’ Deep Fake Rosh Hashanah Song Stirs Excitement

A radio host on Army Radio played the clip as a straight historic item, bringing great shame on the house of (Ya'akov) Bardugo.

Shot Over 20 Years, ‘Kinneret – Sea of Life’ Follows Reed Cat’s Life’s Struggles

Alpert says his goal is "to share his experiences and encounters with the natural world and the amazing creatures that share the land with us."

David Geffen Gifts 480-Seat Auditorium to National Library of Israel

The David Geffen Auditorium is the most prominent philanthropic support for an Israeli cultural institution from Geffen.

Russian Actor Compares Vaccine Policy to the Holocaust

“I woke up in a world where [the vaccine has] become an identification mark,” Beroyev said, brandishing the yellow star on his breast pocket.

The Haggadah About Nothing and Other Jewish American Curiosities

We explored what zany, Jewish American Haggadahs are available on Amazon. We were not disappointed.

Prison Service Cuts Fatah Terrorists’ Cable TV to 10 Channels, Hamas to 5

Im Tirtzu said it was "shameful that terrorists receive lavish benefits that are being paid for by the Israeli taxpayer."

New York Jewish Film Festival 2021 Streaming in the Age of Corona

The festival’s 2021 virtual lineup showcases seventeen features and seven shorts.

Tehran Wax Museum Unveils the Late Slain Hero Qassem Soleimani

Sirus Moqaddam, director of the popular TV series Paytakht (Capital), described his consultation with Soleimani to make the fifth season, whose final episodes revolves around the ISIS terrorists.

New Film Follows Torah Scroll Gifted to UAE Ruler in 2018

“The gesture of dedicating a Torah scroll to an Arab ruler is unimaginable.”

EMT/Magician Saves a Boy’s Life at Own Magic Show

Last week, the boy, Adam, celebrated his own 11th birthday. Aharon surprised him at the birthday party to finish the show that he ended abruptly three-and-a-half months earlier.

Bob Dylan in Unpublished Note: Jews Are Money Lenders and Merchants ‘Cause that’s All...

Streisand, 78, told NBC News on Wednesday: "I'm very flattered to find out that Bob Dylan wrote 'Lay Lady Lay' for me."

Exhibition: Israelis Laugh at their Presidents

The works will be on display for the public at the presidential residence starting Monday night. Reservations are required and, naturally, bring your face mask.

California Appeals Court Sides with Spanish Museum Against Heirs of Holocaust Victim on Pissarro...

Stay tuned, as the heirs of Lilly Cassirer decide whether to take their case to the Supreme Court.

Tel Aviv Municipality Presents: Israel’s First Floating Cinema

The launch of the "sail-in" floating cinema joins a long list of municipal initiatives launched in recent months to support cultural activity in the city.

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