Just a sec: Hustling patience like an
Just a sec: Hustling patience like an IsraeliTLV1 RadioSo you're in Israel. You're chatting away with someone, and then they stop you mid-sentence. Surprise, surprise. How do you tell someone to “wait a minute” or “hold on a second?” Today host Guy Sharett talks about one of the most popular words in ...
Posted on 24 January 2017 | 1:42 am
Renouncing Jewishness: Shlomo Sand and Gilad
Renouncing Jewishness: Shlomo Sand and Gilad AtzmonAl-Jazeerah.infoFor years now, I've known there was something wrong when my well-meaning anti-Zionist Jewish friends found it necessary to join Jewish anti-Zionist groups opposing Israel. In the US, Jewish Voice for Peace, in Canada, Not in Our Name; in Britain, Jews ...and more »
Posted on 2 August 2016 | 12:48 pm
Lone soldiers on the home front: The tank
YnetnewsLone soldiers on the home front: The tank crewman from New JerseyYnetnewsAround 3,300 lone soldiers from abroad currently serve in the IDF. Most haven't seen their families in months. Shortly ahead of Independence Day, Yedioth Ahronoth and the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) came up with an idea: Send four of ...and more »
Posted on 4 June 2016 | 1:37 pm
How do international acts get to Israel?
The Times of IsraelHow do international acts get to Israel? With a concerted effortThe Times of IsraelIt was a far cry from one of his first shows in Israel, a 1980s Shlomo Artzi concert when the singer dragged in his own amplifier at Tel Aviv's Tzavta club. “He was one of Israel's biggest stars, and there he was, schlepping his own equipment ...
Posted on 2 May 2016 | 2:57 am
Piano man - Jerusalem Post Israel News
Jerusalem Post Israel NewsPiano manJerusalem Post Israel NewsWe also listened to Israeli musicians like Arik Einstein and Shlomo Artzi; basically the classics of Israeli music. From where do you draw your inspiration? It comes from within; from emotions and what you've been through. It's a discussion with your ...
Posted on 30 April 2016 | 11:40 am
Rock Stars, Unifying Figures and Summer
We achieved national unity on Thursday night for 2 hours and 10 minutes. The unifying figure was Shlomo Artzi, the famous Israeli rock star and entertainer. 7000 of us sat in the Sultan’s Pool in Jerusalem, completely transfixed by the wonderful music ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 5:51 am
Dissent in Israel: On the margins, yes, in
‘Leftists’ Yonit Levy and Shlomo Artzi All this, of course, didn’t start with Operation Protective Edge. For some reason, right-wingers think Yonit Levy, Channel 2’s star anchor, is a leftist; during Operation Cast Lead in Gaza at the turn of ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:00 pm
Rock in the Red Zone: music and romance in
In recent years, he’s worked as a solo artist with major Israeli performers such as Shlomo Artzi, Micha Sheetrit and Amir Dadon. Bialis also followed local musicians including Hagit Yaso, an Ethiopian-Israeli who went on to win the TV talent show “A ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:48 pm
Death of musical icon brings Israel to
"Every country has one. The French had Yves Montand. The Americans had Frank Sinatra. And we had Arik Einstein," said pop star Shlomo Artzi. Aviv Geffen, another singer who worked with Einstein years ago, said he was much more than an entertainment figure.
Posted on 27 November 2013 | 6:46 am
Beersheba, with Shlomo Artzi on hand,
Last Thursday evening, as Israeli superstar Shlomo Artzi serenaded 12,000 Beersheba residents in the city’s brand-new amphitheater, Mayor Ruvik Danilovich looked on with pride. The event, meant to inaugurate the newest and biggest outdoor performance ...
Posted on 27 October 2013 | 3:47 am