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  • One Israeli Creation for the Weekend

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    December 14, 2012 | 12:37 pm

    This weekend, I would like to introduce you to Israel's most international musician- Idan Raichel. He is an Israeli singer-songwriter and musician, best known for his Idan Raichel Project. The members of the project are 70 Israeli musicians from a wide variety of backgrounds,...

  • Romney tours site of future Polish Jewish museum

    July 31, 2012 | 3:53 pm

    Mitt Romney toured the site of the future Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw.

    The presumptive Republican presidential nominee, completing the third leg of a three-country tour that also included Britain and Israel, on Tuesday met with museum chairman Piotr Wislicki,...

  • Kicking off tour, Madonna shows she’s no lady (Gaga)

    May 31, 2012 | 4:22 pm

    Pop superstar Madonna kicked off a new world tour on Thursday wishing peace on the Middle East even as she showcased grim dance routines depicting violence and bloody gunmen among her more colorful numbers.

    Madonna, 53, mixed hit songs over three decades in music with tunes from her...

  • Viva Israel: Tour bringing Elvis fans

    March 29, 2012 | 10:48 am

    Some Elvis fans will be making a pilgrimage to the Holy Land rather than Graceland.

    The Elvis Presley Holy Land tour in May 2013 will take 100 Elvis fans on a traditional tour of Israel that will include a stop at the Elvis Inn in Abu Gosh near Jerusalem, a diner cum shrine to “The...

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  • Turbulent Tonga Part II: “Toni’s Guesthouse Tour”

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    October 23, 2011 | 9:03 pm

    Turbulent Tonga Part II: “Toni’s Guesthouse Tour”

    The Ukranian Dracula lady, had just finished assaulting Jackie when we arrived at 10:00am.  Dracula had mistook the poor Brit for my wife Lisa, who simply “wouldn’t open the damn window” of the van when we arrived last...

  • KISS reunion tour in Haifa: Gene Simmons goes home

    September 12, 2011 | 11:22 am

    The most well-circulated piece of trivia about Gene Simmons, former member of the band KISS, is that he was born in Haifa, Israel. For years Simmons’ birthplace and Israeli heritage were rumored to be true, but in the Digital Age it would be confirmed with Wikipedia and video...

  • Bibi cancels Bieber meeting over reported snub of beleaguered kids

    April 12, 2011 | 1:43 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly has canceled a meeting with pop star Justin Bieber after the singer refused to meet with children from southern Israel.

    Netanyahu, who was scheduled to meet Bieber on Wednesday night, a day before his concert in Tel Aviv, invited...

  • My evening at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honoring “Hot in Cleveland”

    By Julia Bendis

    March 31, 2011 | 6:04 pm

    Last night I was at the Academy of Television’s event honoring the TV sitcom ‘Hot in Cleveland’.  They often have these events for up and coming shows, mainly as a panel Q and A and a celebrity host/moderator.  This time it was the legendary Larry King moderating, asking questions...

  • For top stars like Madonna, Israel gig becoming more common

    September 8, 2009 | 1:50 pm

    Madonna managed to sprinkle some of her fairy diva dust on Israel during her recent tour, calling the Jewish state the world’s “energy center,” wrapping herself in the flag on stage and even lighting Shabbat candles with Sara Netanayahu.

    Audiences, local promoters and officials are...

  • Help is here for planning a ceremony in Israel

    July 9, 2008 | 9:51 pm

    Given the negative press about over-the-top b'nai mitzvah celebrations, many families are rethinking the black-tie or other extravaganza, giving preference to true expressions of mitzvot. High on the list of alternatives is a trip to Israel, where the bar or bat mitzvah ceremony and...
  • Book Tour Blues

    By Gina Nahai

    July 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Never again," I swear every time I'm on book tour. I'll never do this again, I don't care if I sell one book or 10 million, I'm not getting on another 6 a.m. flight out of an airport that's been closed for two days due to bad weather and is therefore mobbed now with livid...
  • Israeli official woos expats -- you <I>can</I> go home again

    By Tom Tugend

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The message from the high Israeli official addressing more than 100 Israeli expatriates at Stephen S. Wise Temple was simple and direct.

    "We want you to come back."

    Catchy slogans are one thing, translating them into reality is vastly more complex, Zeev Boim admitted.

    Boim is...

  • Mehta and Israel Phil triumphant at Disney Concert Hall

    By Tom Tugend

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Zubin Mehta received a rapturous reception by some 2,000 Angelenos, undeterred by a group of protestors, unusual security measures and tight parking.

    Mehta opened the Monday evening concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with stirring...

  • Eighth ‘Crazy Night’ for Jewish punks

    By Jay Firestone

    February 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    A unique combination of mosh pits and hora dancing was one of the many cultural clashes during the last leg of the "Eight Crazy Nights" tour.

    Local punk bands brought their own followers to the Workmen's Circle on Robertson Boulevard, and a swarm of people flooded the building as...

  • Coast-to-coast U.S. tour trumpets Philharmonic anniversary

    By Carvin Knowles

    January 25, 2007 | 3:00 pm

    Since the festivities kicked off in mid-December with a series of concerts in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra has been celebrating its 70th anniversary in style, hosting appearances by many of the orchestra's friends from over the years.

    The...

  • Noteworthy sessions and events at the G.A.

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    SUNDAY, NOV. 12
    10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    Tour of the Skirball Cultural Center
    Note: Tour leaves from Westin Bonaventure and returns to the L.A. Convention Center.

    2:30 p.m.
    Opening Plenary: "One People, One Destiny, One Great Day in November"
    Greetings: L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa...

  • Come dive with me—Israeli skydivers training in SoCal

    October 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    You do it ... you can never go back," Israeli Sharon Har-noy said recently of her passion for the sport of skydiving. She and teammate Adi Freid met with a reporter during a break from training at Perris Valley Skydiving, about 70 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

    Har-noy and Freid...

  • Russian Singer Goes From Defector to Cantor

    By Roberto Loiederman

    September 7, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "I was born in the 1960s into a typical Soviet Jewish family," says Svetlana Portnyansky. "We never went to synagogue, never were religious. At family events at home, we sang Jewish songs sometimes, but we'd close all the doors to make sure no one heard us."

    Given Portnyansky's...

  • Happy Birthday from Berlin

    By Peter L. Rothholz

    August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    At precisely 8 a.m. one day last year, I was awakened by a phone call. When I picked up the receiver, I heard a man's voice say "Happy Birthday from Berlin."

    Since I knew no one there who could possibly know my birthday, I took it to be a practical joke. But it wasn't. The caller...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    August 17, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday the 19th

    Now extended through Sept. 30 is the Marvin Chernoff play, "Chaim's Love Song." In it, a 74-year-old Jewish man tells his life stories, tall tales and musings to a young blonde Iowan girl, whom he meets on a Brooklyn park bench.

    Lonny Chapman Group Repertory...

  • Tour Keeps ‘American Idol’ Runner-up on the Run

    By Keren Engelberg

    August 10, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Elliott YaminElliott Yamin is on the summer road trip of his life, but it's no vacation. The second runner-up on the most recent "American Idol" has been performing as part of the "American Idols Live Tour 2006" since early July -- not to mention promoting the heck out of it -- when he's not on...

  • Summer Tours to Israel Rerouted, But Not By Much

    July 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Most summers, the trip to the Naot Sandal factory on a kibbutz close to Israel's northern border is a highlight of the teen tours run by United Synagogue Youth (USY). But this summer, with the north under constant threat of rocket attacks, the 400 USYers stayed in the central and...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    June 29, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, July 1
    In time for summertime, the Skirball has rekindled its weekly Café Z live music series. Take advantage today, and head down to groove to Elliott Caine Quintet’s Afro-Cuban jazz beats. According to Caine’s Web site, KCRW’s Bo Leibowitz described him as a...

  • Israel Launches First Underwater Museum

    By Leora Eren Frucht

    June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    It was the largest, most impressive port in the Roman Empire when it was inaugurated in 10 B.C.E. And some 2,016 years later, the ancient port of Caesarea -- along the Mediterranean coast of Israel -- was inaugurated again last month, this time as the world's first underwater museum....

  • Tommywood - A Peace of Music

    By Tom Teicholz

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    How does an idea come to life? How is it that someone has an idea -- an idea that he or she believes will help change the world -- and it actually takes flight? I'm not sure anyone really knows how that process occurs, only that it does.

    Just ask Zade.

    Zade Dirani, 26, is a...

  • Keep Kosher, Cool on Alaska Cruise

    By Lisa Alcalay Klug

    April 20, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Witnessing glaciers calving into crystal blue waters, humpback whales fluking their magnificent tails and clouds weaving cottony billows around the tips of waterfront spruce forests are all in a day's work for the average Alaskan cruise-goer.

    Like the humpback whales each summer,...

  • Israeli Superstars Rock the Diaspora

    By Amy Klein

    March 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Lo Ozev At Hair Avur Af Echad Anachnu Shnayim Tamid, Beneynu

    ("I won't leave the city/not for anyone/we are two, always/between us, one God.")

    -- Shlomo Artzi and Shalom Chanoch, "Live at Caesaria"

    Don't believe everything you hear. Two of Israel's greatest rockers -- Shlomo Artzi...

  • Teens Find Peace On and Off Stage

    By Sima Borkovski

    February 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    "We don't care about politics; we just like each other," says Shira Ben Yaakov, a cheerful brunette who is an eighth-grade student at Tel Aviv's A.D. Gordon Junior High School.

    Ben Yaakov is referring to Israeli-Arab friends she has met through the Peace Child Israel drama group,...

  • Vienna Glories in Past and Present

    By Carvin Knowles

    January 19, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Sixty years after the end of World War II, Vienna has reclaimed its roots as a city of culture. Not the culture of stoic monuments to faded glory or landmarks illuminated by historical plaques, but in a living, breathing, heart-still-pumping way. Grand-yet-graceful music, art and...

  • Lesson in Tolerance Seeks to Aid School

    By Sarah Price Brown

    January 12, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    A group of students from Jefferson High School gathers around the tour guide, Jewish grandmother Diane Treister, at the Museum of Tolerance on a recent Friday morning.

    While Treister talks about personal responsibility and respect, the students, many in jeans and T-shirts and...

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