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  • Winehouse statue features Star of David

    By tessc

    2 weeks ago

    A statue of Amy Winehouse in London has the iconic blues singer wearing a Star of David.

    The unveiling Sunday in the Camden Town neighborhood, where Winehouse lived, marked what would have been Winehouse’s 31st birthday and was attended by her parents.

    The statue, by Scott...

  • Winehouse statue features Star of David

    2 weeks ago

    A statue of Amy Winehouse in London has the iconic blues singer wearing a Star of David.

    The unveiling Sunday in the Camden Town neighborhood, where Winehouse lived, marked what would have been Winehouse’s 31st birthday and was attended by her parents.

    The statue, by Scott...

  • Amy Winehouse died of bulimia, not drugs or alcohol, says her brother

    June 25, 2013 | 1:20 pm

    While the “Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait” exhibit, opening soon at London’s Jewish Museum, will show the public a different version of the singer’s life than the one we saw in the tabloids, her brother has just come forward with a new angle on how she died.

    While he doesn’t...

  • Secret Sufferings in Plain Sight

    By Rebecca Cooper

    June 25, 2013 | 11:07 am

    Amy Winehouse’s brother, Alex, reported to the Observer Magazine that he believes bulimia killed his sister.

    Although the family knew Amy suffered from an eating disorder since her early teens, Alex says no one talked about it. The Winehouse family is indicative of so many other...

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  • Amy Winehouse died of bulimia, not drugs or alcohol, says her brother

    June 25, 2013 | 10:30 am

    While the “Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait” exhibit, opening soon at London’s Jewish Museum, will show the public a different version of the singer’s life than the one we saw in the tabloids, her brother has just come forward with a new angle on how she died.

    While he doesn’t...

  • Amy Winehouse exhibit opening at London’s Jewish Museum

    May 13, 2013 | 1:31 pm

    Most of the images we’ve seen of Amy Winehouse tend to depict only the wild and tragic parts of her life. That’s about to change.

    This summer, The Jewish Museum in Camden, Winehouse’s former London neighborhood, will feature “Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait.” The...

  • Amy Winehouse’s family will light yahrzeit candle

    July 10, 2012 | 10:33 am

    The family of Amy Winehouse will mark the first anniversary of the singer’s death using Jewish tradition, a British magazine reported, quoting the singer’s mother.

    Janis Winehouse told HELLO! Magazine that the family will mark the anniversary quietly together with prayers and the...

  • Did Israel exploit Amy Winehouse?

    By Lauren Bottner

    December 7, 2011 | 2:13 pm

    Israel Anti-Drug Authority admitted to exploiting singer Amy Winehouse in their campaign and have issued an official apology according to the Jerusalem Post. 

    Following the singer’s death in August, the anti-drug authority had launched a campaign with a tagline of “it’s...

  • Drugs aren’t the answer to Amy Winehouse’s death

    By Lauren Bottner

    August 24, 2011 | 4:45 pm

    Well, not that drugs are ever the answer, but for the troubled singer Amy Winehouse, a toxicology report proved that illegal drugs were not the cause of her death.  While the absence of illicit substances may please her family, it raises more questions than it answers as to what...

  • When murdering children becomes everyday news

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    July 27, 2011 | 10:03 am

    A funny thing happened to me as I surveyed all the tragedies that have filled our newspapers over the past few weeks. I discovered that I was slowly becoming inured to the murder of children and the loss of human life.

    From the freeing of Casey Anthony who partied while her daughter...

  • Amy Winehouse, British singer, 27

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 26, 2011 | 5:36 pm

    Amy Winehouse, the talented but troubled chanteuse, was found dead in her north London flat on July 23. She was 27.

    According to a statement made by London’s Metropolitan police, the cause of death is “unexplained.”

    The results of an autopsy were inconclusive, and a full...

  • Mourning Amy Winehouse: A biblical vixen goes back to black

    July 26, 2011 | 11:11 am

    Late last year, I spent the better part of a month working on a lengthy profile on Amy Winehouse, the British Jewish retro soul singer who tragically died over the weekend at 27. It was in the doldrums of this process, which included reading a book about Jewish immigrants who perform...

  • Family of singer Amy Winehouse: Give us space to grieve

    July 24, 2011 | 7:09 pm

    The family of troubled singing star Amy WInehouse, who was found dead in her London home, has asked for privacy to grieve.

    Winehouse, 27, a five-time Grammy winner who was admired by music critics and beloved by celebrities, was plagued by drug and alcohol addiction, but officials...

  • Why Amy Winehouse was Special

    By Misha Henckel

    July 23, 2011 | 5:26 pm

           

          As we await a statement from the singer’s family at this deeply sad moment, it may be appropriate to ponder why someone so gifted could not find peace as she lived. Often it is those who are truly talented who are the most fragile, unable to adjust to the...

  • The Sad & Lonely Death of Amy Winehouse

    By Ilana Angel

    July 23, 2011 | 12:04 pm

    Amy Winehouse was found dead today in her apartment in London.  I find myself feeling true sorrow at the loss of this young woman.  They do not yet know how she died, but in the end it does not matter.  What matters is that this incredibly talented human being died a sad and lonely...

  • Dear Amy Winehouse, So Sorry but It’s Back to Rehab for You

    By Misha Henckel

    June 20, 2011 | 11:58 pm

    Life is just no fun at all for Amy Winehouse. The Grammy winning singer can’t seem to get a grip on her addictions. And this weekend, in Belgrade, her problems spilled out onto the stage for the world to see. Not that we hadn’t already seen it all. But I am sure we hoped that she...

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