Max Bemis (and Van) – something different

Never a dull moment when Israel is involved – the West Bank Palestinians are now getting into the act with the ABC PM radio show today carefully not providing any reasons why Abbas getting the ...

Bi mir bis du Shein

An accelerated version of a great song sent by a friend, thanks David. For its origin see here and here The life of the composer Sholom Secunda is quite fascinating here and here.  Besides Bi Mir, fo...

SHI 360 – Rapper defending Israel on campus

SHI 360 is a rapper talked about here in Arutz Sheva. “I’m fed up with the media,” SHI says. “The new cool thing seems to be to blame Israel for everything. It’s raining...

Ziggy Marley performing in Israel

A good news story is about Ziggy Marley coming to Israel to perform – and also expression his admiration of Jewish culture.  Ziggy’s wife Orly is Israeli, and the family celebrates Jewish...

Jacob’s Ladder Festival

Its good to read here about the 3 day Jacob’s Ladder Spring Festival taking place May 19-21 next to the Kinneret.  It features a variety of music, including Folk and Blues.  The website is here...

The Israel connection

Michael Oren writes a good article here about the strong bonds between Israel and the U.S. and their underlying basis. The alliance is even more important for both parties at this time of turmoil. Th...

Creativity from members of one Israeli family

Descendents of Israeli veterans of the 1948 War of Independence often branch out in creative ways, especially impressive considering the ongoing pressures of life in Israel.  Here is an example ̵...

Klezmer .. something wonderful

At the recent Jewish music festival in Sydney,  I saw a great film about the Klezmatics, entitled On Holy Ground … well worth seeing Then I was sent this link to a wonderful Klezmer film set in...