American Idol Finalist Brett Loewenstern to Appear at JCC Maccabi ArtsFest in Israel

Brett Loewenstern

  This summer, popular Israeli hip hop funk band Hadag Nahash will teach its trade to hundreds of North American teenagers who will be in Israel participating in JCC Maccabi ArtsFest. The band is famous for their tongue-in-cheek political commentary in songs such as “The Sticker Song.” In these tunes, Hadag Nahash uses familiar Zionist slogans and bumper-sticker […]

It’s Hollywood Week, and Brett Advances!

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JCC Maccabi ArtsFest® alum Brett Loewenstern sang a soulful version of “Let It Be” in his audition during Hollywood Week on American Idol, and it kept him in the competition.  The Boca Raton teen was first up, and he seemed relaxed and confident, even though he reported he was “shaking in his pants.”  Brett participated in […]

JCC Maccabi ArtsFest Alum Makes It to American Idol

Brett Lowenstern American Idol Audition

Red-haired Brett Loewenstern charmed the judges at his audition on American Idol and blew them away when he began to sing, but his performance was no surprise to anyone who knew him from JCC Maccabi ArtsFest®. The Boca Raton teen participated in several JCC Association teen arts programs beginning in 2007 and showed off his spectacular […]

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