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Israelis sing it in fluent English

The Genders – one of many Israeli bands making the decision to sing in English.Are they Israeli? Or British? Or American? Anyone listening to the radio in Israel lately may have noticed nestled in between international pop hits and Hebrew-language …

Diverse Israeli artistry on display in the US

  Sergey Bunkov grew up in Russia and immigrated to Israel at the turn of the millennium. Buthina Abu Milhelm is from an Israeli Arab village in the Wadi Ara region. Both are artists, specializing in the decorative arts. No, …

Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Israeli idol’

Danny Weissfeld shares a moment with Kelly Clarkson during their current US tour. Kelly Clarkson may be in the spotlight, but the winner of the 2002 American Idol contest who has been launched into an overnight pop superstar boasts a …

On a Jewish prayer and an Arab melody

The Yedid Trio in action – ‘It’s a homage to both Arab and Jewish culture.’ A Jewish prayer and an Arab melody are not typically found in the same piece of music. But Yitzhak Yedid and his new trio are …

Looking on the other side of hatred

Peace Child, an Arab-Jewish coexistence theater troupe will be travelling to the US in January to perform On the Other Side for school audiences.”We don’t care about politics; we just like each other,” says Shira, a cheerful brunette and 8th …