Friday, March 02, 2007

Purim News Headlines

In the spirit of the season, we are pleased to bring you news headlines the J-media will not be bringing you. Besides, Zev Brenner needs some more material for his Purim show. (Hi, Zev!)

Breaking News!!! Hot off the wires...

Agudath Israel Launches Jewish Culture Website

Business News: Blockbuster Acquires Aderet's Rental CD Franchise. Mostly Music to Carry Latest Flicks

Man Buys CD After Listening to Sameach Music Podcast

"Girls' Night On!" Caves to JOFA; Changes Name to "Womyn's Night On!"

Carlebach Musical Update: "Upper West Side Story" A Hit! Wins "Best Theme Song" Tony for "Brother, Can You Spare A Hug!"

Matisyahu Drops Sony, Signs with Aderet

Grammy Voters Attribute Klezmatics Grammy Win to Blog In Dm's "Wonder Wheel" Review

Shirei Shmuel Announces Next Project: Adi Ran Tribute Album

Jimmy Carter Elected President of UJC

JTS Decides to Eliminate Ordination Exams. New Rabbis To Be Elected by Popularity Poll of Rabbinical Students.

Srully Williger Releases Cover of Rabbi Menachem Goldberger's Lecha Dodi

Matisyahu Wins Oscar For Role As Hassidic Rapper in "Youth"

J-Dub Signs Shloimy Gertner to Mega-Million Contract.

Gal Paz Signs German Pop Group Dschingis Khan. Sues MBD for Infringement

New Lipa CD Announced: "Lipa Sings Slifkin." Rabbis Expected to Announce Ban.

Jewish Week Pans New Blue Fringe Album

New Album "Neil Sedaka Sings Matisyahu" Bombs

Punk-Klezmer Band "Golem" Recording Streisand Tribute

Klezmatics Release "Wonder Wheel" Follow Up: "Spin Cycle - Musical Settings of Woody Guthrie's Laundry Lists"

Zeek Does Cover Story on Shloime Dachs

Previous years' Purim headlines can be found here and here.