British teenager Adir Tov is competing as part of a boy band on the Israeli TV talent show
“We’ve been busy rehearsing all week for the first live show.
“At the beginning of the week, we had a serious talk with our mentor, Ivri Lider, who is a really big pop star in Israel.
Stephen Fry has employed disgraced fashion designer John Galliano to design the costumes for his theatrical production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest.
The move comes two years after Mr Galliano faced criminal charges for a drunken antisemitic rant.
Six months ago, JFS schoolboy Adir Tov was studying hard for his GCSEs and looking forward to going on tour to Israel with his friends.
Now the 16-year-old is the sole British contestant on Israel’s X Factor — and is about to start singing on the TV competition’s live shows as one fifth of a boy band.
A former Bond girl, who fled to Britain from the Nazis as a child, has been honoured by a German museum with an exhibition on her life.
Night Flight To Berlin, at the Pankow Museum in Berlin, tells the story of actress Nikki van der Zyl and her family, who left their home in the city in 1939.
The BBC is to screen its first ever Israeli drama, it announced today.
The corporation said it had bought the crime series, Hostages from production company Armoza Formats.
The series, made up of 10 60-minute episode was previously shown on Israel’s Channel 10 and tells the story of a surgeon who is ordered to sabotage a routine operation on his country's leader .
Amy Winehouse’s devotion to her ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, has been revealed in previously unseen love letters that are being put up for auction.
In one, a Valentine’s Card sent to Fielder-Civil while he was in prison after a conviction for assault, the singer writes he is “an ache in my guts. I belong to you. I always have”.
Music mogul Colin Lester has been given an honorary doctorate from Southampton Solent University for his services to the British music industry and to the city of Southampton.
Mr Lester , from Stanmore, has been a visiting fellow at the university for the last five years, and was presented with his award at a ceremony held at the Southampton Guildhall .