Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame: Lady Gaga

October 8, 2010

"Stefani is sweet as a Jewish Mom, always mediating and offering advice on the crew’s dating problems, family issues, or whatever.

"She not only listens to everyone’s problems, she gives really great advice on how to fix them.”


Hall of Fame: Dalal Khalil

October 5, 2010

A toast to peace from Dalal Khalil, a participant in the annual beer festival in the Christian village of Taybeh

"It was the coolest thing I've ever heard.

"I thought it would be cool to help bring about peace in the Middle East one beer at a time."


Hall of Fame: Neil Sedaka

October 4, 2010

"I am a Jew, and I'm convinced that Israel is the homeland.

"When my grandson celebrates his bar mitzvah, I hope we'll do it in Jerusalem."

Watch a vintage Neil Sedaka performance of 'Oh Carole' here


Hall of Fame: Michael Bloomberg

September 28, 2010

"Happy 12th birthday Google. Looking forward to celebrating your Bar Mitzvah next year!"


Hall of Fame: Barack Obama

September 26, 2010

"Understandably Israel is very concerned when the president of a country, a large country near them, states that they should be wiped off the face of the Earth."


Hall of Fame: Justin Bieber

September 17, 2010

"Justin prays the Shema before each show. First he says a Christian prayer, then he says the Shema.

"Justin heard me pray, he gets why I do it and now he does the same prayer every time before he goes on the stage.”


Hall of Fame: Linkin Park

September 16, 2010

"What's up to all our fans in Israel.

"We are very excited to come play a show in Tel Aviv and we are looking forward to seeing all of you there."


Hall of Fame: Jose Manuel Barroso

September 14, 2010

"For us all, fellow Europeans, remembrance means to vigorously condemn any forms of anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination on the basis of belief.

"Be assured of my commitment and determination in pursuing that cause."


Hall of Fame: Sandra Samuel

September 13, 2010

"I hope I will honour the citizenship and love Israel. I would give my life, heart and soul for Israel.

"I've been given love by all of Israel and I hope I will learn to love the country as much as I love Gabi and Rivki"


Hall of Fame: Harry Mount

September 13, 2010

"It is an extraordinary achievement for two brothers to get so far.

"But then, consider their background, and it doesn’t seem so extraordinary. Jewish North Londoners are a quite exceptionally bright and successful bunch.

"The reasons for the success of Jewish North Londoners are clear – close-knit families, parental affection and a reverence for education."