No hamming it up for Christina

February 5, 2015

The latest reality TV series to rival the Kardashians on entertainment channel E!


Happy 70th Birthday Bob Marley! Israelis cover 'Could you be loved'

By Sandy Rashty, January 26, 2015

Ahead of Bob Marley's birthday next Friday (February 6), these Israelis have covered his well-known jam Could you be loved .


CBB contestant who made “Jewish producer” comment evicted

By Sandy Rashty, January 12, 2015

Former Baywatch actor Jeremy Jackson was booted off Celebrity Big Brother after he pulled open the dressing gown of a female contestant.

Mr Jackson, 34, who is Jewish, was the first contestant to leave the show this year. He was evicted after he was alleged to have groped glamour model Chloe Goodman, 21, on Friday night.


One Republic prepare to go Native in Israel

By Anna Behrmann, January 8, 2015

American pop rockers One Republic will be performing in Israel as part of their 2015 world tour.

Taking to Facebook on Wednesday, the Colorado band announced: “We added another date to the #Native Tour! We will be coming to Tel Aviv, Israel at Ramat Gan Stadium on May 28.”


Amy Winehouse added to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

By Anna Behrmann, January 8, 2015

Amy Winehouse has been recognised with an entry in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

The multi-award-winning singer, who died on July 23 2011, has had her biography added to the online national record. The catalogue lists details of the lives of deceased men and women who have shaped British culture and history worldwide.


Kardashians home in on Tel Aviv

By Sandy Rashty, January 8, 2015

She has made a name for herself on American reality TV show ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’.

Now, California-based Kourtney Kardashian is reportedly looking to buy a home in Israel.

According a report on Globes, Ms Kardashian and her partner, Scott Disick, are looking to buy a £20 million penthouse apartment in Tel Aviv, on the seafront.


New Year Honours for Esther Rantzen, Joan Collins and Lord Young

By Sandy Rashty, December 30, 2014

A Hollywood actress, a television personality, a rabbi and at least two jewellers were among the 1,164 people who were recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list, which was released this week.

TV presenter Esther Rantzen, who has described her Jewishness as a “central part of my identity”, was made a Dame.


Michael Bublé helps former JFS student propose to his girlfriend

By Sandy Rashty, December 17, 2014
When former JFS student Anthony Goldman took his girlfriend Louisa Kremer to a Michael Bublé concert he planned more than a backstage meeting with the award-winning Canadian performer.

The nervous 25-year-old took the opportunity to interrupt Mr Bublé mid-song, got down on one knee and proposed to a shocked Ms Kremer.


Happy Chanucah from the Maccabeats: 'All About That Neis'

By Sandy Rashty, December 16, 2014
American group The Maccabeats are back with All About That Neis - a parody of All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor.