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Project to help struggling Israeli music industry produces covers of 50 classic Israeli songs

(JTA) — It took 80 Israeli musicians two months to record covers of 50 classic Israeli songs as part of a project to help the Israeli music industry cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

The artists, whose styles run the gamut from rock to rap to Mizrahi, were able to put their own spin on these tunes while earning an honorarium of about $1,400. While that may be...

Pop star Pink, having recovered from coronavirus, is donating $1M to fight the disease

(JTA) — Jewish pop star Pink and her 3-year-old son have recovered from the coronavirus, she announced on Twitter.

She and her son Jameson were sheltering at home in Los Angeles when they began experiencing symptoms and tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago, she wrote in a series of tweets Saturday. A retest in recent days came back negative, she said.

She added that she was donating $1 million...