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Prince and the Jews: The rock star’s Jewish friend tells all in new memoir

The two men would reconnect in the early 1980s, when Karlen was a magazine journalist and Prince one of the world’s most famous rock stars.

By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
10/10/2020
Iranian journalism, Nada Amin, who received asylum in Israel, organized a demonstration in support o
Israeli singer secretly collaborates with Iranians on new music album

“I know it is dangerous to work on this project,” an Iranian artist said. “But we are just normal people.”

Eilat Israel’s winter wonderland
Travis' famed single inspired by Red Sea paradise town of Eilat

Healy, feeling the mid-winter blues, asked his acountant where he could go that it's always sunny to which he said Eilat, the singer told the Guardian.

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Jerusalem-based yeshiva rock band releases debut album after 20 years

While their music has always been written by the band members themselves, their lyrics are taken directly from the pages of the Talmud.

Israelis look for silly distractions amid the coronavirus pandemic

Israelis are getting their pandemic diversion by tuning into the silliness of ‘The Masked Singer’

Rock legend Eddie Van Halen passed way aged 65

Representatives for Eddie Van Halen did not disclose details of his death.

By REUTERS
07/10/2020
Aviv Geffen in concert via livestream, June 2020
Blackfield returns with new music video for 'Under my Skin'

The track features on their next album, For The Music, slated for release in December.

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Voting opens for Israel's representative to MTV's Europe Music Awards

Whoever wins will perform alongside artists such as Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Harry Styles and Sam Smith.

Winner of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, Netta Barzilai of Israel, takes part at the "Orange Carp
Project to help struggling Israeli music industry recreates 50 classics

The artists, whose styles run the gamut from rock to rap to Mizrahi, were able to put their own spin on these tunes while earning an honorarium of about $1,400.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
06/10/2020
Led Zeppelin wins long-running 'Stairway to Heaven' plagiarism case

The US Supreme Court declined to take up the case, meaning that a March 2020 decision by a US appeals court in Led Zeppelin's favor will stand.

By REUTERS
05/10/2020
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