Israel's Mazor bids for Eurovision glory

Moran Mazor

Israel selects euro hopeful

Israeli singer Moran Mazor is set to represent the country at this year's Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in the Swedish city of Malmo in May. read more

Girl group Haim set for stardom

Haim

Jewish group wins BBC award

A Californian girl group made up of three Jewish sisters are being tipped for chart stardom after winning the BBC's Sound of 2013 poll. read more

 

Hoping to be hopeful

Izabo

Izabo hoping for Eurovision glory

Israeli indie band Izabo have admitted that they were surprised to be chosen to represent their country in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, read more

Playing at the farm

Bob Dylan by Alberto Cabello

Bob Dylan returns to Hop Farm

Music legend Bob Dylan will be among the headline acts at this year's Hop Farm Music Festival, which is due to take place from June 29 - July 1st. read more

5 facts on why Jews love Eurovision

Eurovision 2012

Jewrovision facts

Everyone loves a bit of Eurovision. The annual over-the-top pan- Eurovision music contest is back again this year on May 26 in the Azerbaijani capital Baku and here at Something Jewish we present to you five super reasons why Jews love it. read more

Music

Erran Baron Cohen

Erran Baron Cohen interview

Erran Baron Cohen – the brother of Borat and Ali G creator Sacha – made a name for himself a few years ago with the band Zohar. SJ talks to him about his involvement in the Sacred exhibition at London's British Library and his famous sibling. read more

Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson interview

Musician and producer Mark Ronson has made a name for himself by twiddling the knobs for the likes of Lily Allen and fellow kosher hitmaker Amy Winehouse. Caroline Westbrook chats to the man himself about being Jewish, making music and telling jokes. read more

Jeff Wayne

Jeff Wayne interview

Composer Jeff Wayne is best known for his 1978 album and musical The War Of The Worlds. As a new highlights album is released and he prepares to take the musical on tour, SJ's Caroline Westbrook talks to him. read more

Teapacks

Teapacks interview

As Teapacks fly to Finland to represent Israel in the Eurovision semi-final, lead singer Kobi Oz talks to SJ's Caroline Westbrook about what we can expect from their performance and the controversy surrounding their song Push the Button. read more

Gerry Bron

Gerry Bron interview

Record producer Gerry Bron has launched the careers of some of the biggest rock acts of the 70s and 80s through his label Bronze Records. Caroline Westbrook talks to Bron about his work and his Jewish roots. read more

Regina Spektor

Spek's appeal

One of America's best-kept Jewish secrets, Regina Spektor has been wowing fans in London over the past few weeks. The Russian songstress, who left Eastern Europe in 1989 for New York even performed a showcase last month at West London Synagogue. read more