Tag Archive for Madonna

Madonna negotiating terms for 2019 Eurovision in Tel Aviv

Madonna has agreed in principle to entertain at the prestigious singing competition planned to be held in Tel Aviv, however, the singer’s representatives don’t agree over the sum offered by the event’s production team.

By Ran Boker


Pop diva Madonna is reportedly in negotiations to perform at the Eurovision 2019 Song Contest due to be held next May in Tel Aviv.

Sources affiliated with the event’s production say although the singer has agreed in principle to participate, there is some disagreement over the amount of money demanded by Madonna’s representatives and the sum the show’s producers are willing to offer. Continue Reading »

Madonna seeking private kosher chef

Megastar Madonna is seeking a personal cook with “private Household/Superyacht experience” and prefers someone with experience in cooking “healthy, simple and family style” food, instead of “fine-dining.”



Madonna is advertising for a private chef who has “confident knowledge of kosher cooking.”

The pop singer is offering a yearly salary of nearly $142,000 for the personal chef to prepare the kosher meals for her and her six children and be willing to travel, the Evening Standard reported.

Hey, I’m a Kosher cook! – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

Madonna, 60, has residences in London, Lisbon and New York.

The advertisement, which the newspaper identifies as being placed by Madonna, is seeking someone with “private Household/Superyacht experience” and has experience in cooking “healthy, simple and family style” food instead of “fine-dining.” Continue Reading »

Madonna’s daughter Lourdes, in Israel for wedding

view videoWatch: Eighteen year-old Lourdes photographed with her boyfriend strolling through Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard before attending their friends’ wedding. 

Yoni Froim, Efrat Vachtel 


If there’s something we Israelis really like it’s a surprise visit, just like the one Madonna‘s daughter has paid us. 

Lourdes and her boyfriend – Photo: ‘Erev Tov with Guy Pines’

The 18-year-old Lourdes was spotted over the weekend taking a stroll on Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard with her boyfriend by a crew of the “Erev Tov with Guy Pines” entertainment show. Lourdes arrived in Israel without her famous mother in order to attend the wedding of her friends Julia Moshkin and Shlomi Salant, who live in New York but decided to get married in Israel. Continue Reading »

Madonna: Intolerance in France is ‘Scary, Feels Like Nazi Germany’

Int’l pop-star warns “anti-Semitism is at an all-time high” in France,”The level of intolerance is so enormous, it’s scary.”

By Ben Ariel


Pop star Madonna told French radio on Thursday that “intolerance” was now so high in France and Europe that “it feels like Nazi Germany,” according to the AFP news agency.

Madonna – Reuters

Speaking to Europe 1 radio in an interview to be aired Friday morning, Madonna said “anti-Semitism is at an all-time high” in France and elsewhere in Europe, and likened the current atmosphere to the period when German fascism was on the ascent.

“We’re living in crazy times.

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Tel Aviv resident arrested for hacking Madonna’s computer in FBI-Israel Police operation

The Israeli suspect, found in a joint int’l FBI-Lahav 433 investigation, is being charged with computer trespassing, fraud, theft, and intellectual property offenses.



A suspected Israeli hacker was arrested Wednesday on charges of hacking into the computers of Madonna and a number of other well-known artists in order to steal and distribute unreleased songs, Israel Police reported Wednesday.

Hacking into Madonna’s computer (illustrative) – Photo: INGIMAGE,REUTERS,JPOST STAFF

The months-long international investigation, conducted between the FBI and Lahav 433, the police’s special investigation unit, led investigators to a 39-year-old Tel Aviv resident.

The suspect allegedly hacked into the artists’ computers, stole unreleased tracks, and distributed the music over the Internet for money. Continue Reading »

Madonna may be house hunting in Tel Aviv

Madonna was photographed with a brochure for the Meier on Rothschild tower, a luxury housing development going up in Tel Aviv.

Madonna at the 2013 Billboard Music Award in Las Vegas, May 19, 2013. - PR PHOTOS

Madonna at the 2013 Billboard Music Award in Las Vegas, May 19, 2013. – PR PHOTOS

Users of a Facebook page for Israeli Madonna fans wondering the very same thing blew up the shot and discovered that this wasn’t just any white folder, but a brochure for the Meier on Rothschild tower, a luxury housing development going up in Tel Aviv. 

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French right-wing leader threatens Madonna with lawsuit over swastika image

At her recent concert in Ramat Gan Stadium, Madonna performed while showing a video of Marine Le Pen with a swastika affixed to her forehead.


Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s National Front party, said Wednesday that she will sue Madonna if the pop superstar uses a controversial image of Le Pen in her concerts in France.


The image of Marine Le Pen with a swastika on her forehead that was screened during concert.

The image of Marine Le Pen with a swastika on her forehead that was screened during Madonna’s concert in Tel Aviv on Thursday - Photo by YouTube

At her recent concert in Ramat Gan Stadium, Madonna performed the song “Nobody Knows Me” while showing a video in which her face was collaged with a number of well-known personalities. Continue Reading »

Politics and peace rival pop at Madonna show

Five ways to show you’re a True Blue fan before the Queen of Pop heads to Dubai


That’s it, the party’s over. Madonna’s opening concert in Ramat Gan for the MDNA tour finished before midnight, and revelers headed home and to after-parties to consider the meaning of this latest installment from the Queen of Pop.

Some Israeli reviewers were critical, pointing out that Madge showed less energy than in previous concerts — she is almost 54, said one — and wasn’t even on stage at certain times (costume changes). The Israeli crowd seemed to be taken aback by the giant cross on stage — perhaps they expected a Jewish star given her Kabbalah interests — and thought Madonna’s gun scene was a tad overstated, considering the pro-peace speech she made mid-show. Continue Reading »

Madonna fans revel in her arrival in Israel

Facebook overflows with Israeli fan pages for the queen of pop as she arrives in Israel

After dialing Avihay Asseraf’s cell phone number, a “funtone” version of Madonna’s “Give Me All Your Love” greets the waiting caller.

“People don’t appreciate the meaning that someone like Madonna is doing her opening night here. It’s the premiere of a tour,” he told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday over the phone. “It’s a piece of history.”

Madonna 521 – Photo: Reuters

Earlier that day, American pop icon Madonna landed in Israel, where she is launching her 2012 world MDNA Tour in Israel, kicking off at Ramat Aviv Stadium on Thursday, May 31 – rescheduled from May 29.

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Madonna adds second ‘Concert for Peace’ in Tel Aviv

Queen of pop sets additional concert date in Israel to kick off her international tour; says concert will ‘honor peace efforts in Middle East, help people come together’


The timeless queen of pop announced Wednesday that she would be giving a second show in Israel on May 31 for a special cause. Madonna has dubbed this new show a “Concert for Peace,” and has invited several organizations that are working for peace in the Middle East to attend.



“Music is so universal and if there’s any chance that through my performance I can bring further attention and enlightenment to honor the peace efforts in the Middle East and help people come together, it would be an honor for me,” Madonna said in a statement posted on her fan club website. Continue Reading »