amy winehouse

Amy Winehouse Foundation Opens Home For Recovering Addicts

Up to 16 women will call Amy’s House, a place for post-rehab transition, home.

08/03/2016 - 15:59
Editorial Intern

Five years after the death of singer Amy Winehouse, the Amy Winehouse Foundation is set to open a home for women struggling with alcohol and drug addiction.

Amy Winehouse performing in London. Barney Britton/Getty Images.

From ‘Amy Winehouse Sound’ Creators, A Funky Hanukkah Anthem

11/29/2015 - 19:00

Aside from “Dreidel, Dreidel” and Adam Sandler’s humorous tune, there are very fewHanukkah songs in the pop culture lexicon.

Gabe Roth, far left with horseshoe mustache, leads Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, a meticulously retro soul group. JTA

5 Faith Facts About Amy Winehouse: She Hated Hebrew School, Loved Family Celebrations

07/27/2015 - 20:00

Amy Winehouse’s dramatic eye makeup and iconic beehive weren’t the singer’s only fashion statements. Winehouse, who died four years ago Thursday (July 23), is back in the spotlight with the July 3 release of the documentary “Amy.” In it, she is frequently seen wearing a thick, gold Star of David pendant around her neck.

British singer Amy Winehouse performs at the Brit Awards at Earls Court in London on February 20, 2008. RNS

Girl, Interrupted

A new film about Amy Winehouse shows unseen footage of the singer, including her younger years.

New Amy Winehouse Statue Keeps The Faith

The singer-songwriter's signature bouffant hairdo and a star of David adorn the life-sized work.

09/15/2014 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

No typical yiddishe maydl during her life, Amy Winehouse has been immortalized as a Jew.

The commemorative statue wears a star of David necklace. Getty Images

Life-Size Statue Of Amy Winehouse To Be Erected In London

08/20/2014 - 20:00

A life-size bronze statue of late British Jewish singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse will be erected in the London neighborhood where she lived.

Amy Winehouse And Cremation

08/03/2011 - 20:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

 Q - I have always been under the impression that cremation and tatoos are forbidden by Jewish law.  Yet the recent funeral for Amy Winehouse was very Jewish in nature although the singer — who was amply tattooed — had asked to be cremated.  Is cremation now accepted in Jewish quarters?

Rabbi Joshua Hammerman

Remembering Amy Winehouse, "The Little White Jewish Salt-n-Pepa"

I was never a fan of Amy Winehouse's music, but I think I understood where it came from.  Like me, Winehouse grew up enthralled by black music, and with hip-hop in particular.  Winehouse--who died on Sunday at 27, and was buried today in accordance with Jewish custom--told The Los Angeles Times a few years ago that her first singing act was in a female hip-hop duo.  She formed th

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