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Rock Icon, Grammy Winner Meat Loaf Dies Aged 74 with Wife by His Side

SIMON KENT Iconic Bat Out of Hell singer and actor, Meat Loaf, has died aged 74 with his wife Deborah by his side, it was announced...

Holocaust Documentary Features Four Stories of European Child Survivors Now Living in Florida

“Against All Odds: Surviving the Holocaust,” directed and produced by Paul Bachow, will be screened at the Miami Jewish Film Festival on Jan. 14. By:...

Netflix’s “Fauda” Drops Season 4 Teaser, And it Looks Mind-Blowing

New season set to take Doron Kavillio and his kick-ass team on a global adventure that certainly promises to brighten our year. By: Naama Barak If...

Guitar Mag Picks an Israeli Instrument as the Best of 2021

Macmull Stinger electric guitar lauded as a ‘supremely comfortable machine’ with an ‘exceptional solidbody design.’ By: Abigail Klein Leichman The best electric guitar of the year,...

‘WOW!’–A Book for Grandparents to Read to Grandchildren

The wonders of G-d's world in a short, beautifully illustrated book that seems like a child's version of King David's praise in Psalm 104. By:...

Anne Frank’s Likely Betrayer Named in New Investigation

A six-year probe ends with the revelation as to who may have betrayed the Frank family in an effort to save his own By: Batya...

Marilyn Bergman, Oscar-Winning Composer, Dies at 93

By: Hillel Italie Marilyn Bergman, the Oscar-winning lyricist who teamed with husband Alan Bergman on “The Way We Were,” “How Do You Keep the Music...

NYC Criminal Atty Barry Slotnick Featured in James Patterson’s New Book, “The Defense Lawyer”

Edited by: Fern Sidman A prolific author of a bevy of thrillers, romance novels and non-fiction books, the iconic James Patterson is most definitely a...

Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of ‘Full House,’ dead at 65

 (AP) — Bob Saget, the actor-comedian known for his role as beloved single dad Danny Tanner on the sitcom “Full House” and as the...

Pre-War Collection of Yiddish Culture in Europe Now Available Online Due to Efforts of YIVO Institute

Edited by: Fern Sidman Many have pondered what Jewish life in pre-war Europe was really all about. According to a recent article in the New...

Marilyn Bergman, Oscar-winning composer, dies at age 93

(AP) — Marilyn Bergman, the Oscar-winning lyricist who teamed with husband Alan Bergman on “The Way We Were,” “How Do You Keep the Music...

Sidney Poitier changed movies, and changed lives

(AP) — We go to movies not just to escape, but to discover. We might identify with the cowboy or the runaway bride or...

Is ‘Jewface’ ok? UK Jews speak out about casting non-Jews in Jewish roles

By World Israel News Staff Casting controversies rocking Hollywood are nothing new. The idea that an actor can play a character of a different ethnicity,...

NYC Criminal Atty Barry Slotnick Featured in James Patterson’s New Book, “The Defense Lawyer”

Edited by: Fern Sidman A prolific author of a bevy of thrillers, romance novels and non-fiction books, the iconic James Patterson is most definitely a...

Harry Potter and the search for fake anti-Semitism

By Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS) Jon Stewart tells us he was just kidding. The former star of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” who now has...

Grammys postpone ceremony, citing omicron variant risk

(AP) — The Grammy Awards were postponed Wednesday weeks before the planned Los Angeles ceremony over what organizers called “too many risks” from the omicron variant,...

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