Entertainment

Music icon Prince dead at 57

Music icon Prince dead at 57

  Prince, who defined the sound of the ’80s with songs like “Kiss” and “Purple Rain” and defied the music industry in a fight for… Read More ›

‘Batman v Superman’ pows box office with $170 million debut

‘Batman v Superman’ pows box office with $170 million debut

Israel’s Gal Gadot wins praise for her turn as Wonder Woman, is even singled out as the highlight of the movie   LOS ANGELES —… Read More ›

Purim party canceled, Haredi rockers give Belgian Jews a private show

Purim party canceled, Haredi rockers give Belgian Jews a private show

After terror attacks, instead of performing to 1,000 spectators, Gat brothers set up an intimate concert at a local Jewish family’s living room   JTA… Read More ›

‘Holy Grail’ of Beatles records sells for $110k

‘Holy Grail’ of Beatles records sells for $110k

  A rare record dubbed the “Holy Grail” for Beatles collectors — and hidden away for over five decades — has sold at auction for… Read More ›

Bryan Adams says guitar defaced by Egyptian customs officials

Bryan Adams says guitar defaced by Egyptian customs officials

  It’s hard to say whether Bryan Adams’ guitar gently weeps. But the rocker is none too happy with Egyptian customs officials whom he accused… Read More ›

Jennifer Lawrence is highest-paid 2016 Oscar nominee

Jennifer Lawrence is highest-paid 2016 Oscar nominee

  Call it Jennifer Lawrence’s revenge. The “Hunger Games” actress, who last year wrote an essay noting that she was paid less than her “American… Read More ›

Die Fledermaus wows Tel Aviv audiences

Die Fledermaus wows Tel Aviv audiences

A most original interpretation of Johann Strauss Jr.’s operetta opened last week at the Israel Opera House for an engagement that will run in Tel… Read More ›

New Presidential Candidate “More Jewish Than Bernie Sanders” – Kinda

New Presidential Candidate “More Jewish Than Bernie Sanders” – Kinda

Having trouble getting behind Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? Here’s a candidate we can all agree on! Watch Rabbi Buchwald’s press conference as… Read More ›

Another skin cancer for actor Hugh Jackman

Another skin cancer for actor Hugh Jackman

  Actor Hugh Jackman has revealed yet another bout with skin cancer, warning fans to wear sunscreen to keep the common disease at bay. Jackman,… Read More ›

All eyes on The Boss

All eyes on The Boss

Fans, take note: Bruce Springsteen may be coming over for a concert in July. The contract hasn’t been signed yet, but the venue has been… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Nespresso Sues Israeli Coffee Company Over Clooney Lookalike

Jerusalem – Nespresso Sues Israeli Coffee Company Over Clooney Lookalike

Jerusalem – A George Clooney doppelganger is brewing up tensions between two coffee companies in Israel. Nespresso is suing the Israeli Espresso Club for using… Read More ›

Alan Rickman, Snape in ‘Harry Potter’ films, dies at 69

Alan Rickman, Snape in ‘Harry Potter’ films, dies at 69

Alan Rickman, the British actor with the unforgettable voice who played the brooding Professor Severus Snape in the “Harry Potter” films as well as “Die… Read More ›

Britney Spears, Madonna in talks to perform in Israel

Britney Spears, Madonna in talks to perform in Israel

As talks with the ‘princess of pop’ have reached the advanced pricing stage, the ‘queen of pop’ may also include Tel Aviv in her world… Read More ›

Exclusive Interview with Asaf Goren the “Hebrew Breaker”

Exclusive Interview with Asaf Goren the “Hebrew Breaker”

We recently sat down with Asaf Goren the “Hebrew Breaker”. Asaf auditioned for “So you think you can Dance” and his video on YouTube has… Read More ›

Michael Douglas speaks out on worldwide anti-Semitism

Michael Douglas speaks out on worldwide anti-Semitism

In a recent article published by the Los Angeles Times, Michael Douglas speaks out on worldwide anti-Semitism, prior to his upcoming visit to Israel to… Read More ›

Israeli co-directors Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun are living Hollywood dream

Israeli co-directors Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun are living Hollywood dream

Most young, independent filmmakers try to play it cool, but Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun, the Israeli co-directors of Aya, a movie nominated for the… Read More ›

Michael Douglas will receive Genesis Prize award

Michael Douglas will receive Genesis Prize award

Israel has named actor Michael Douglas as the 2015 recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize award, popularly dubbed the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The Genesis… Read More ›

Jewish stars shine at the Golden Globes

Jewish stars shine at the Golden Globes

The biggest, though uncredited, Jewish winner of the evening may have been the late novelist Stefan Zweig (1881-1942), whose writings inspired director Wes Anderson’s “The… Read More ›

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden had a Jewish wedding

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden had a Jewish wedding

Cameron Diaz and her new husband, Benji Madden of Good Charlotte, tied the night at Diaz’s Beverly Hills mansion. Celebrity weddings aren’t anything new, but… Read More ›

Israeli TV hitmakers take over Hollywood

Israeli TV hitmakers take over Hollywood

After the success of shows like ‘Homeland,’ Israeli TV hitmakers are breaking into markets from Argentina to Indonesia. And in Hollywood, moguls have identified the… Read More ›