Archive for the 'Music' Category

The Color and Hue of a New Generation of Artists: Artists 4 Israel Counter Anti-Israel Propaganda through Education

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

By Fern Sidman

Hip Hop artists and graffiti virtuosos from New York painting their way throughout Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Sderot? Who’d a thunk it, but it appears that a new organization called Artists 4 Israel will be doing just that. Founded about a year ago following Operation Cast Lead in Gaza, young artists in the New York area had just about enough of the incessant anti-Israel propaganda being spewed forth by the “politically correct” denizens of the radically left-wing enclaves that figure so prominently in the eclectic world of the New York artist and decided to do something about it.


Persian Singer Mamak Khadem Makes The Case For A Free Iran

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

By Andrew L. Jaffee

“It’s 2009. Is it so much to ask for freedom and democracy in Iran?” So said Iranian singer Mamak Khadem during an interlude between songs at her performance this weekend at the “¡Globalquerque!” annual international music festival. She spoke sincerely, calmly, and eloquently, yet with a hint of urgency. “We must honor those brave Iranians who peacefully filled the streets of Tehran in June to plead for democracy,” said Khadem. She received a standing ovation.