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  • Israeli singer Rita to perform at United Nations in March

    Israeli-Iranian music sensation Rita Yahan-Farouz will perform at the United Nations for a peace dialogue event next month, Rita’s team confirmed to JTA. The Mediterranean musician is one of Israel’s most popular musicians of all time, and as the JTA reported in late 2012, has gained massive following of people in Iran who buy her music on… More ▸

  • The Modesty Police has hit the Grammy’s

    You know those folks patrolling the streets of Brooklyn, making sure everyone adheres to modesty codes? Looks like they’ve influenced the folks behind the Grammy’s. In a statement released yesterday, CBS issued an advisory stating everyone must adhere to the network’s dress code. Here’s a copy of the advisory: Date: February 5, 2013, 10:39:56 PM… More ▸

  • Donald Trump furious with Mac Miller

    It only took him two years, but real estate mogul Donald Trump is angry with Jewish rapper Mac Miller for using his name for a 2011 hit (the song is called Donald Trump, just by the way.) Yesterday, Trump started sending Miller a string of crazed tweets. “Little @MacMiller, you illegally used my name for… More ▸

  • Taylor Swift prefers her men circumcised

    When it comes to dating, teen-beat country singer Taylor Swift has two rules for her men: one, she must write a heart-wrenching song once they’ve split, and two, the helmet has got to go. Swift’s latest breakup with heartthrob Harry Styles of One Direction apparently ended because the British boy-band member didn’t have a bris milah (in all fairness,… More ▸

  • Drake to release new single on Grammy’s night

    Grammy’s night will come with some new music from Drake– you know, Canada’s incredibly good looking and talented Jewish musician, fully endorsed by JTA. Drizzy will release a new song, titled “Started From the Bottom” on Sunday, February 10, the eve of the biggest night in music, Universal Music told Billboard. This might give us a better idea of… More ▸

  • Is Bob Dylan performing at the Super Bowl?

    Beyonce has dropped out as Super Bowl halftime show performer after her lip-sync-gate and Robert Allan Zimmerman will become her replacement. At least that’s the rumor former Rolling Stone editor Tim Heidecker posted on his Tumblr page. “Here it is. My 4th Annual Super Bowl Half Time Show song leak. This one is from none other than… More ▸

  • Babs will sing at the Oscars

    Hello Dolly! Barbra Streisand will perform at this year’s Academy Awards, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron revealed in a news release today. “In an evening that celebrates the artistry of movies and music, how could the telecast be complete without Barbra Streisand?” the producers wrote in the statement. “We are honored that she has agreed… More ▸

  • Chuck Schumer hearts Beyonce, despite lip-sync scandal

    Lots of folks have lots to say about Beyonce’s lip-sync-gate at Obama’s inauguration last week, but Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York thinks everyone should leave the Queen B alone. Although the New York Post reported today that Schumer was still waiting for an apology from Beyonce over lip-syncing to the National Anthem, a source close to… More ▸

  • ‘The Lonely Island’ and Adam Levine sing the ‘YOLO’ song (VIDEO)

    “The Lonely Island” are back, people! The hilarious musical trio of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone came back to “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend for a digital short together with Maroon 5’s Adam Levine and rapper Kendrick Lamar. The song talks about the saying “YOLO” (You Only Live Once), made famous by rapper Drake’s frequent usage…. More ▸

  • Matisyahu can’t party without beard

    Hasidic-turned-blonde reggae musician Matisyahu has been suffering from all sorts of kickback months after he shaved his beard. Not only did he lose his facial hair, sidelocks, and the love of some Jewish fans, but apparently he’s lost his VIP status in the eyes of club bouncers too. At the Sundance Film Festival in Park City,… More ▸