Menu JTA Search


  • Jewish kid sings with Springsteen

    James Oppenheim, who moved to Israel with his wife and eight(!) children, took four of them back to the States for an East Coast trip. Oppenheim discovered that Bruce Springsteen was performing in Boston, decided to take his clan from New York to Beantown, and won a lottery for front-row seats to the concert. His… More ▸

  • Lollapalooza is coming to Israel next summer

    The popular touring festival will make its way to the Holy Land — on August 20-22, 2013 at Tel Aviv’s HaYarkon Park. In a video posted to the festival’s official website, festival creator and  “Jane’s Addiction” singer Perry Farrell explained his decision to bring the festival to Tel Aviv, saying that in a recent visit… More ▸

  • The Adventures of Moishe Batmann And Tzabar Szpeiderman (SONG)

    Batman and Superman are the hottest tickets in Hollywood right now, so a dude named Sauce Magnusson(?) wrote this song about the Jewish superheroes Moishe Batmann And Tzabar Szpeiderman – protectors of Tel Aviv.  It’s also available on iTunes. Listen to it below (lyrics in available here). Song highlights: My name is Moishe Batmann and I… More ▸

  • Matisyahu releases Israel-made music video

    Matisyahu has released the music video for the title track of his new album “Sunshine.” The video was filmed over a 3-day shoot in Israel. Conveniently, “Sunshine” also describes the color of the soul-searching musician’s new bleach-blonde hairdo. More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf gets naked in a new video by Israeli director (NSFW)

    If any of you has ever wonder how Shia LaBeouf looks naked, thanks to Alma Har’el, Israeli filmmaker who won the Best Documentary at the TriBeCa Film Festival for her 2011 doc “Bombay Beach,” you can see LaBeouf like you’ve never seen before. LaBeouf gets naked for the music video of the Icelandic indie band Sigur… More ▸

  • The Drake-Chris Brown feud, explained by adorable owls

    The ultimate music wars of the 2010s has finally arrived!
    The two main contenders are Drake, the Jewish-Canadian recently-re-bar-mitzvah’d rapper, and Chris Brown, America’s bad boy.
    Last week, the two got into a pretty nasty brawl at a New York nightclub, and although the story is far from over, we decided to explain all that has allegedly happened so far using owls.
    (We understand that some of the allegations should not be joked about, but this fight is so ridiculous it deserves an appropriate treatment.)
    It’s gonna be a hoot.
    In 2008, Chris Brown and Rihanna began dating

    Rihanna, a singer from Barbados made famous for her hit songs “SOS,” “Umbrella,” “Don’t Stop The Music” and “Only Girl (In The World)“. Chris Brown is known for hit songs like “Kiss Kiss” and “Look at me now.” The two met at Rihanna’s 20th party in 2008 (Brown was not even 19!) and hit it off. More ▸