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A Pause to Remember the Holocaust

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They gathered to sing about nothing other than life, while commemorating death. Today in Israel is Holocaust Memorial Day, where we remember the six million murders which took place only 80 years ago. Events, memorials and gatherings take place all over the country, including a special group singing event where 600 Holocaust survivors and their…

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Israel star hopes for win at Eurovision 2018

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A Middle Eastern musical act is making waves around the world. Netta Barzilai released “Toy” and is expected to represent Israel in the 2018 Eurovision competition held in Lisbon, Portugal on May 8. Since the songs release on March 8 in honor of International Women’s Day, Netta’s vibrant video has been slated as a top…

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The Spirit of the International Jaffa Jazz Festival

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“It’s not my festival. It belongs to the people.” Spoken by Amikam Kimelman, who played an instrumental role in the creation of the International Jaffa Jazz Festival, and three years down the line, is still going strong, despite its shaky beginning. As a well-known producer, saxophonist and composer, Kimelman is also a founding member of…

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Aerosmith and the Power of Music

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If you had to imagine a group of Israelis standing in line for over two hours, your experience would likely consist of one large clump of humans smashed as close as possible to the front of wherever they think they need to be.  Now add 50,000 excited concert goers to that plus alcohol, and you…

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Coldplay is Warming up to Israel

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Ever since Coldplay frontman, Chris Martin, visited Israel last year, there’s been an avalanche of press on how he was potentially scouting places to play a peace concert. Since then, rumors have been rolling out that Coldplay, one of the most popular rock bands soaring on the top charts, will be coming to Israel this…

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