Israeli pianist, producer, and peacemaker Idan Raichel gets personal on his new record ‘At the Edge of the Beginning.’
A new documentary explores the life of the first Jewish settlers in the the Oregon frontier.
VICE’s ‘Hip Hop in the Holy Land’ has it all: Hasidic rappers, Hebrew Israelite soul singers, and Palestinian sex symbols. But Hilary Saunders wonders whether the show can deliver a message of substance.
Yiddish in a Public Enemy album? You better believe it. Whether they know it or not, popular musicians have a long history of using Yiddish idioms in their songs. We’ve got the list here.
In Eli Shapiro’s short film, ‘Ike Talks to God,’ a young Jewish and very average insurance clerk chats with an ambivalent god in an apocalyptic world.
A few weeks ago, we introduced you to eight Israeli bands worth listening to right now. Now, we bring you four bands whose Israeli and Palestinian members are choosing art over war.
Mazel tov to Wale and co-conspirator comedian Jerry Seinfeld! The rapper’s newest record, ‘The Album About Nothing,’ debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard chart this week.
Many have declared Lena Dunham’s essay comparing her Jewish boyfriend to her dog to be anti-Semitic. It’s not, Hilary Saunders argues. Have we lost our sense of humor?
Israel has never been known for producing breakthrough musical acts, but if the first few months of 2015 are anything to go by, that may soon change. Here are 8 rising stars to watch out for.
Move over Maccabeats — there’s a new a cappella sensation in town. Ben Bram, Jewish Grammy winner, has some big plans for the music industry. And it starts with bringing vocal music back to the masses.