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Anti-Israel Boycotts Haven’t Changed Israel’s Politics, But They’ve Supercharged its Music Scene

Israelis come out in force to support those performers who support them

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Osama bin Laden’s Jam? Enrico Macias

An al-Qaida compound contained a 1,500-cassette audio library containing sermons, intimate conversations, and music. There’s no N.W.A. or Streisand, but there is an Algerian-Jewish songwriter.

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Watch a 14-Year-Old Amy Winehouse Sing ‘Happy Birthday’

A documentary about the late singer, which features never-before-seen footage, opened over the holiday weekend

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A Fourth of July Playlist For All

Good tunes, curated for a festive barbecue or a well-deserved weekend on your couch

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A Tale of Two Violinists

In 1933, Nazis stopped Ernest Drucker from performing a concerto. 80 years later, his son completed it.

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The Indestructible Courtney Love

Like Annie Hall, HBO’s new Cobain film, Montage of Heck, shows us that pain is a valuableand beautifullesson

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Lauryn Hill Nixes Israel Shows

Facing BDS pressure, singer cites ‘challenge’ of performing in both Tel Aviv and Ramallah

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Yosi Piamenta Wakes From Coma

Jewish rocker battling cancer, ‘grateful’ for prayers

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Billie Holiday’s Cover of ‘My Yiddishe Mamme’

Remembering the legendary singer on the 100th anniversary of her birth

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Watch The Sway Machinery’s Ghostly New Video

Jewish band’s new album evokes the haunting of the past

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Crowd Goes Wild For Holocaust Survivor Band

Saul Dreier, 89, and Ruby Sosnowicz, 85, delight audiences across the country

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‘Tzena Tzena’ Composer Issachar Miron Dies

Acclaimed Israeli writer and poet brought Jewish music to the masses 

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Dana Kessler Helms Israel’s Best New Rock Band

Check out Mora Mahlifa for some intense Sonic Youth-like sound

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Scott Storch’s Yiddishkeit

After an epic rise and fall, the hip-hop producer is embracing his haimish side

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The Jewish Monkeys Aren’t Messing Around

Israeli band’s new album showcases distinctive mix of rock, klezmer, and funk

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Listen to the First Single from Leonard Cohen’s New Album

At 80, the prophet is still busy at work

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Setting the Mood for the Fourth of July

A freedom-themed playlist for however you’re celebrating Independence Day

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Composer David Lang Thinks the Pulitzer Prize Is Creepy, Would Rather Bang on a Can

With his influential alternative music marathon this weekend, the anti-institutional artist grapples with accolades

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The Shondes Defend Pro-BDS Stance

Talking to lead singer Louisa Solomon about the band’s canceled DC JCC gig

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Heartbreaking Rendition of Avinu Malkeinu

Australian-Israeli musician Lior sings songs of compassion in Sydney

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New Yiddish Music Debuts in New York City

Young musicians take the stage at Sveta Kundish’s first U.S. concert

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Singing Along with Yossi Green

The composer played a concert for developmentally disabled Orthodox men

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Like a Rolling Stone

Rock legend Al Kooper opens up to Princeton’s Sean Wilentz about making music with Bob Dylan, and more

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A Jewish Christmas Soundtrack

The top 10 Christmas songs written by Jews, from ‘Silver Bells’ to ‘Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow’

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Stuck in La La Land

An Israeli reality TV show sends hopeful Mizrahi pop stars to California to chase the American Dream

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Doctor’s Orders: Sing This Song

Singing is a potent therapeutic tool—that’s why I started leading a weekly sing-along for cancer patients

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Sing It, Sam

Today on Tablet

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Moroccan Grooves, Blogged

A fan scours record collections from Marrakech to Montreal for music by Morocco’s bygone Jewish pop stars

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