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Adam Lambert to fill Freddie Mercury’s shoes on Queen tour

By Jeffrey Hensiek

March 6, 2014 | 3:28 pm

Members of the band Queen guitarist Brian May, right, and drummer Roger Taylor, left, with singer Adam Lambert at a news conference to announce a North American tour in New York on March 6. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters

Singer Adam Lambert – who's mother is Jewish – will be will playing the role of Freddie Mercury during Queen's upcoming summer arena tour.

Lambert was a hugely popular contestant on American Idol and has been doing mostly solo work since being eliminated from the competition. 

He recently performed with Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor during the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival.

You can get a taste of the tour here:

  • New ‘South Park’ video game let’s you play as ‘The Jew’ [Video]

    Jewish Journal

    March 4, 2014 | 4:00 pm

    Well, everyone, the moment you have waited your entire life for is finally here: You can now choose "The Jew" as a video game hero.

    Sure your name is automatically set to "douchebag" and you are in a world called "KKK" – but you still get to be a kippah-wearing badass wielding a  Jewish staff.

    The from "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone through video game company Ubisoft was released March 4.

    Here is a video of the gameplay preview:

  • New ‘South Park’ video game let’s you play as the ‘Jew’ [Video]

    Jewish Journal

    March 4, 2014 | 4:00 pm

    Well, everyone, the moment you have waited your entire life for is finally here: You can now choose the "Jew" as a video game hero.

    Sure your name is automatically set to "douchebag" and you are in a world called "KKK" – but you still get to be a kippah-wearing badass wielding a  Jewish staff.

    The from "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone through video game company Ubisoft was released March 4.

    Here is a video of the gameplay preview:

  • Why the U.S. Response in Ukraine Matters to AIPAC

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 3, 2014 | 8:14 am

    Even at the AIPAC’s policy conference this week, where the focus of discussion is, by design, all but exclusively Israel-related, the speakers and attendees could not help but bring up the still-developing situation in Eastern Ukraine, where Russian troops took over the Crimean... read on

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  • Not a bad Oscar night for Jews

    By  Tom Tugend

    March 3, 2014 | 12:16 am

    After some fairly lean Oscar years, full or partial Members of the Tribe scored well at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday evening, though mainly in the less glamorous, behind-the-scenes categories.

    Israeli-American producer (and acknowledged intelligence operative for Israel’s... read on

  • AIPAC vs. Obama Administration, 2014 edition

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 2, 2014 | 7:55 pm

    If it seemed, from the tepid reaction given by the activists attending the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference to Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew on Sunday, March 2, that Lew, a long-time defender of Israel and veteran of multiple administrations, was... read on

  • Expecting “headwinds,” AIPAC sets Iran as agenda for its activists

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 2, 2014 | 9:17 am

    The American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which began its annual policy conference on Sunday morning in Washington, D.C., will lobby Senators and Congressional representatives this week to increase the pressure on Iran.

    But considering that some Senators backing a... read on

  • A big Jewish pianist with unremarkable hands

    February 28, 2014 | 10:44 am

    When Jonathan Biss went to Carnegie Hall for a rehearsal late last month, ahead of his 12th performance there, he discovered that backstage had been renovated. Initially he couldn’t find his way. Then, after reorienting himself, he stepped into the hall—the most prestigious venue... read on

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