Posts Tagged ‘ israeli music ’

A New Book Remembers The Italian Orchestra Conductor Who Fought Nazism

July 13, 2016
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In 1936, famed conductor Arturo Toscanini was distressed by the rise of Nazism and fascism. Though not Jewish himself, he wanted to help Jews avoid persecution. That year he met with the Polish-Jewish violin prodigy Bronislaw Huberman, who had just founded the Palestine Symphony Orchestra, and he asked Toscanini to…

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An Israeli Band’s Dreamy New Music Video Goes Viral

April 13, 2016
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The video for Tel Aviv-based Jane Bordeaux Band’s pretty, wistful acoustic song “Ma’agalim” has been…

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The Israeli Band Carrying the Torch for Yemen’s Last Jews

March 28, 2016
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The Yemeni Sisters Whose Video is Sweeping Across Israel and the Muslim World

The recent airlift evacuation of 19 Yemenite Jews to Israel made international news — now, there…

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Jewish Founding Member

November 16, 2015
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The Red Hot Chili Peppers' Jewish Founding Member

Before the Red Hot Chili Peppers made it…

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Meet Bin Laden’s Favorite Jewish Musician

August 17, 2015
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Here’s who you might not have expected to…

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The Grateful Dead — Now in Hebrew!

April 20, 2015
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The Grateful Dead, Now in Hebrew!

Sagol 59 is the godfather of Israeli hip-hop…

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A Favorite Seder Song Like You’ve Never Heard it Before

April 3, 2015
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A Classic Seder Song Like You've Never Heard it Before

Can music change the world? Create peace? For…

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Why Singapore’s Army Sang Israeli Songs

March 25, 2015
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Why Singapore’s Army Sang Israeli Songs

Who’s got Singapore’s back? For a tiny nation…

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The Israeli Sisters Whose Music Video is Sweeping Across the Arab World

March 23, 2015
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The Yemeni Sisters Whose Video is Sweeping Across Israel and the Muslim World

On March 8, a music video uploaded to…

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Meet Victoria Hanna, The Israeli Hip-Hop Artist Who’ll Blow Your Mind

February 23, 2015
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Mindblowing Israeli Hip-Hop that Explodes the Hebrew Alphabet

There’s a video that’s been making the Internet…

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First He Rescued Jews, Then He Lost His $4 Million Violin

June 26, 2014
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The Righteous Gentile With The $4 Million Violin

Founder of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, rescuer of over…

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Groucho Marx’s Favorite Boy Violinist

June 19, 2014
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Groucho Marx's Favorite Boy Violinist

Long considered perhaps the greatest violinist of his…

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