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  • Noa, Noam most popular names for Jewish babies in Israel

    December 2, 2013 | 2:41 pm

    Noa for girls and Noam for boys were the most popular names for Jewish babies born in Israel in 2012.

    Israel’s Central Bureau for Statistics released the list of names Monday.

    Noa, of biblical origin, was followed in order by Shira, which means song; Tamar, a biblical name and...

  • AJU’s Geller Fest spotlights the arts

    May 29, 2013 | 11:40 am

    In a new venture into presenting the arts, American Jewish University (AJU) will hold its first-ever Geller Festival of the Arts this summer, drawing names like Joan Rivers and Gideon Raff, the Israeli creator of “Homeland.”

    Running June 16-20, the week’s four events all will be...

  • Israeli singer Noa shocked by Facebook boycott call

    April 30, 2012 | 12:55 pm

    A Facebook group is calling for a boycott of the popular Israeli singer Noa.

    More than 3,500 members have signed on to the group, which launched following her performance last week at an alternative Memorial Day event for bereaved Jewish and Palestinian families. Many of the members...

  • Israeli singer Noa sings for peace, not politics

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 22, 2011 | 10:57 am

    Achinoam Nini, the popular Israeli singer known as Noa, hosted a master class at the 2011 Speaking Arts conference in Jerusalem last week where Israeli and Palestinian artists come together to learn and perform. 

    In an interview with ynet.com, Nini celebrated the converging of...

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  • Inspired by Facebook, Israeli couple names their daughter Like

    May 16, 2011 | 11:20 am

    An Israeli couple has named their daughter Like, in honor of Facebook.

    Lior and Vardit Adler, from the central Israel city Hod Hasharon, told the German press agency DPA that they like to give their children uncommon names.

    Their other two children are named Dvash, which means...

  • Noa Back With New Album, Daughter

    By Kelly Hartog

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Renowned recording artist Noa, known as Achinoam Nini in Israel, is currently at home basking in the glory of her latest creation.

    And no, it's not a new album.

    It's her daughter, Enéa. "It means 'her eyes' in Hebrew," says Noa, who has written a song with the same title.

    "My...

  • Noa’s Universal Appeal

    By  Orit Arfa

    April 22, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    When Achinoam Nini was growing up in the Bronx with her Yemenite-Israeli parents, her different name, exotic looks and diverse heritage made her feel out of place among her schoolmates. Now the qualities that alienated her as a child give her good cause to say to them, "I knew you...