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  • One Israeli Creation for the Weekend

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 26, 2013 | 12:45 pm

    Subliminal (stage name of Kobi Shimoni) is an Israeli rapper and music producer. While there are many Israeli rappers and hip-hop artists, Subliminal is often referred to as the National Rapper, due to his strong Zionist agenda.

    Subliminal was born in Tel Aviv, Israel to a...

  • Israel to rock the Kodak but hoping for more glam

    By Dikla Kadosh

    May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pm


    Rami Kleinstein music video 'Winds of War' ( Hebrew)


    In planning the May 10 celebratory "Israel at 60" megaconcert for Hollywood's Kodak Theatre, the producers went down the A-list of Jewish celebrities, requesting their presence at what is hoped to be the grandest celebration in Los...

  • Israelis are not in a partying mood

    By Dina Kraft

    May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Israel is turning 60, but few here in the Jewish State seem in the mood to crack open the champagne.

    Israelis are still gloomy about the country's perceived failures in the 2006 war with Hezbollah in Lebanon, and every day brings fresh reminders that no solution has been found for...

  • Get ready to sing . . . Hatikvah!

    By Shoshana Lewin Fischer

    April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pm


    This hiphop version of Hatikvah by France's Francky Perez was just released


    Get Ready to Sing

    In 1886, Naphtali Herz Imber, an English poet originally from Bohemia, wrote the words to Israel's national anthem, "Hatikvah." Samuel Cohen, an immigrant from Moldavia, wrote the melody.

    ...

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  • Miriam and Shoshana are back in ‘Hardcore Hannuka Dance’ music video

    By JewishJournal.com

    December 4, 2007 | 8:55 pm

    Those naughty Orthodox ‘schoolgirls’ Miriam and Shoshana are back in this brand new Oren Kaplan video, ‘Hardcore Hannuka Dance.’

    It’s a ‘Tolerance Day’ school assembly somewhere far from the girls’ Pico-Robertson ‘hood and the girls are selected to explain the Festival of Lights to the kids. . . . and then all hell breaks loose!  ;-)

    You go, girls!

  • Rock the vote music video, Jordanian style

    By JewishJournal.com

    November 21, 2007 | 11:51 pm

    Los Angeles Times blogger Borzou Daragahi in Beirut found this fascinating YouTube hiphop video urging young Jordanians to vote in Tuesday’s elections:

    Some say the election results were OK, too, with solid voter turnout (although not great) and a bigger majority for the King...

  • MUSIC VIDEO: Gad Elbaz and Alon de Loco in ‘Ha layla ze haz’man’—‘Tonight’s the Night’

    November 9, 2007 | 7:18 pm

    Two Israeli cliques— cool kids and Yeshiva students—somehow manage to ‘just get along’ in this hiphop music video from rappers Gad Elbaz and Alon de Loco in ‘Ha layla ze haz’man’—‘Tonight’s the Night’

  • Black Eyed Peas and the Commitments rock the walls of Jerusalem

    By Jessica Steinberg

    September 20, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Black Eyed Peas vocalist Fergie might have been knocked off the Egged bus billboards advertising the group's show at the Jerusalem Rocks! Festival because of her immodest dress, but the crowd enthusiastically welcomed her on Sunday night.

    "I heard that in the advertising for this...

  • MUSIC VIDEO: HaDag Nachash—‘The Sticker Song’

    May 3, 2007 | 10:29 pm

    MUSIC VIDEO: HaDag Nachash (Snake Fish)—‘The Sticker Song’ (‘Shirat Ha-sticker’)sums up the political climate of Israel in bumper stickers.  Brilliant.

  • MUSIC VIDEO: ‘God Almighty When Will It End?’ Subliminal and Miri Ben-Ari

    April 6, 2007 | 10:38 pm

    Subliminal and Israeli hip-hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari:“Adon Olam, Ad Matai?—God Almighty, how much longer?”

    (Hebrew with English subtitles)

    Yes, we know we have two translations here.

  • Hip Cynics for Export

    By Amy Klein

    April 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    In Israel, no one wants to be a friar -- a sucker, a patsy, a flunky, a tool.

    It's the Israeli equivalent of the Chinese never wanting to lose face. And in Israel, this primary motivation explains much of the country's machismo -- and perhaps even its political situation.

    Yet who...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 12, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, January 14

    See Harrison Ford battle Nazis in his quest to secure the Ark of the Covenant from a lost Egyptian city. The classic Spielberg adventure movie, "Raiders of the Lost Ark," comes to the Aero Theatre today as part of its special "Indiana Jones" trilogy weekend....

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, November 19

    Keshet Chaim Dancers and the Idan Raichel Project come together tonight to raise funds for some 20,000 Ethiopian Jews awaiting immigration to Israel. Raichel hasn't made it to L.A. since last February, so this one-night-only concert might be your only chance...

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