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  • Israeli band to perform on Holocaust Remembrance Day… in Germany

    The globally acclaimed Israeli music group Balkan Beat Box is scheduled to perform in Munich Wednesday as part of its European tour. Normally, this would hardly merit an upturned eyebrow, but Wednesday evening is the start of Holocaust Remembrance Day — which in Israel is marked by a complete shutdown of all entertainment and cultural… More ▸

  • Bar Mitzvah Rap Wars: Drake vs. Bobb’e J

    You thought that Drake was the first rapper to bring the party to the shul? Think again. Only three years ago, a young promising rapper named Bobb’e J. Thompson came out with “Bro Mitzvah,” which… you’re just going to have to see for yourselves. Bobb’e J is also known for his roles in “30 Rock,”… More ▸

  • Drake re-bar mitzvah makes the best R-rated party

    Drake released the music video for his song “HYFR” (Hell Yeah F***ing Right) and it is quite, umm, festive. The song begins with real footage of little Drake (or Aubrey Graham, which is his real name) saying “Mazal Tov” and dancing with fellow young Jews, as we find out he is a late bloomer, since… More ▸

  • “Mighty Max” Weinberg’s drumming is his tikkun olam

    Max Weinberg of E Street Band fame will be stopping by the National Museum of American Jewish History on Tuesday night prior to Bruce Springsteen’s gigs the next two nights at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The “Mighty Max,” as the Boss calls his longtime drummer, will be talking not only about his many… More ▸

  • Drake reenacts his Bar Mitzvah for a new music video

    I’m not sure how many of you are familiar with music videos of Jewish Canadian rapper Drake, but much like his fellow rappers, Drake’s songs usually feature a lot of women, dancing and alcohol. For his new song “HYFR” (Hell Yeah F****ng Right) from his sophomore album “Take Care,” Drizzy definitely kept all of the… More ▸

  • Madonna to do another show in Israel ‘for peace’

    Israeli Madonna fans (especially the ones who couldn’t get tickets to her May 29th concert) will probably be thrilled to know the Material Girl is planning a second show at the Ramat Gan Stadium, two days after the first one, and calling it “Concert for Peace.” The Queen of Pop kicks off her MDNA tour… More ▸

  • Drake’s overly-sensual GQ interview

    Ah, GQ. When you send one of your female reporters to interview Drake, is tit even a surprise that his main goal would wind up not doing the interview, but doing, umm, the reporter? Here are some of the amenities Drake’s house has to offer the ladies: waterfalls, bronze animals (including a giraffe), outdoor fireplace… More ▸