Analysis: The fall of a symbol
Netanyahu in Milan: Israel's contributions to world far outweigh efforts to isolate it
UTJ Council of Torah Sages allows Litzman to become health minister
NGO asks High Court to think twice about legality of Deri as minister
Jerusalem once again celebrates sacred music
‘We’ will connect
Concert review: English Indie band Alt-J rocks Israel
Tour Israel: Up, up and (almost) away
Israel’s national football team heads to Spain for first int'l showdown
Commentary: Maccabi Tel Aviv basks in group stage glory
Basketball 2015: Blue-and-white looking for first win of prep
Gerbi eyes 3rd medal, Israel’s Muki finishes off podium
Sau to stay on to aid police chief transition
Dozens protest Jerusalem minimarket Shabbat closures
Hamas claims IDF took terrorist's body instead of Israeli soldier's during 2014 Gaza war
UN to decide September 15 on whether to raise Palestinian flag at headquarters
UNRWA: Facebook page with racist posts isn’t ours
Abbas rescinds decision to shut down Geneva Initiative branch in Ramallah
WATCH: Hamas reveals 'commando tunnel unit' in new propaganda clip
Orthodox Jews in US are more like Evangelicals than other American Jews, Pew study finds
Ukrainian Jewish leader accuses 'Daily Mail' of fabricating Holocaust revisionism quote
Monaco apologizes for deporting Jews during Holocaust
Holocaust commemoration NGO recovers Jewish tombstone fragments from Polish river
The top 13 Jewish newsmakers of 5775
Concerns grow over Iran military complex as construction is spotted
Report: Russia-Iran disagreement holding up S-300 deal
UN nuclear watchdog: Iran building extension at disputed military site
Retired US generals to Congress: Vote 'No' on Iran nuclear deal
Analysis: Is ISIS here to stay in the Middle East?
US drone strike kills top cyber expert for ISIS, source says
Syria's Assad signals little chance of alliance against Islamic State
WATCH: Iraqi warplanes bomb ISIS targets
Swiss envoy: Invest in Iran, Middle East's 'pole of stability'
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Allergy experts urge taking kids with symptoms for evaluation to avoid problems as school start
Study finds environmental factors, not just genetics, influence bowel disease
US anesthesiologists propose answer to serious shortage of Israeli specialists
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
Israelis excel at bottle recycling, less so in paper, cardboard, electronics
Deri leaning towards wait for new antitrust commissioner to approve gas deal
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
An Israeli laundry app with potential for more
Global innovators collaborate in Israel
The new space age: Israel holds youth satellite building contest
Global agenda: Move along
Israeli nanotech could improve fillings, breast implants
Cellcom mulling Golan acquisition
Grapevine: Good intentions gone awry
Grapevine: Toasting the New Year
This week in 60 seconds: Israel 1, BDS 0
What we should have learned
The story of Israel’s Arabs
My word: Between Duma and Douma
Into the fray: Water, not heavy water, is Iran’s desperate need
August 28: The Van Leer controversy
Parting shot: The NIS 64 question
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: כִּנֶרֶת
הַמִזְרָקָה הַמוּזִיקָלִית בְּאֵילַת
Samphire and sourdough
Zionism and Chicken Soup
Metaphors in the Torah: “Ki Teitzei” (Deuteronomy 21.10 – 25.19)
Combatting Islamism - the Arab-Israel axis
Israelis And Palestinians Cannot Make Peace On Their Own
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
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NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
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08.28.2015 | 13 Elul, 5775
Camels, murder, wine and women are the focus at the 10th Australian Film Festival.
By HANNAH BROWN
A guest at this week’s LGBT Film Fest in TA, filmmaker Eric Schaeffer describes
how he came to write a film about a transgender girl, and how he cast the part.
Ohad Milstein’s provocative documentary "Four Variations on Detachment" looks at alternative lifestyles, with surprising results.
By BARRY DAVIS
The 24/7 Israeli Cinema channel.
The new entertainment complex is expected to open in June 2015 in the Abu Tor neighborhood of Jerusalem.
This week’s PrintScreen Festival at the Holon Cinematheque takes a closer look at how the human memory is faring in the digital era.
"Run Boy Run" tells the true story of Yoram Israel Fridman, who was smuggled out of the Warsaw Ghetto at age eight.
By TOM TUGEND
Some of Israel's best films are being released on DVD and with English subtitles to boot.
To mark World Autism Awareness Day, The Jerusalem Post’s film critic shares a personal guide to autism-related movies.
‘Mad Men’ and movie madness.
With a Jewish-infused style, the late Sid Caesar revolutionized television comedy.
By ROBERT GLUCK
For a group of American film students, the focus will be on getting to know Israel – not through sightseeing – but through studying with professional filmmakers in Jerusalem
A week of movies and lectures devoted to the way films illuminate the brain will be presented at the Jerusalem Cinematheque.
For two weeks straight I would immerse myself in the sheer pleasure of watching films from around the world.
By RUTH BELOFF
This year, Ellen DeGeneres is hosting the 86th Academy Awards. 'Jerusalem Post’ film critic places her bets.
While movies about slavery and the Holocaust easily entice Oscar voters, many of these films lack originality and uniqueness.
By NOA AMOUYAL
This week on the small screen.
The cinematheques present Hitchcock's silent films.
In open letter, acclaimed director says adopted daughter victim of mother's "festering anger."
The Hollywood film producer said that it's time for Jews to protect themselves.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Elle vient de présenter son premier film en tant que réalisatrice : Une histoire d’amour et de ténèbres, adapté du roman autobiographique d’Amos Oz. Entretien avec la star que la Croisette s’est arrachée
By KENNETH URAN
A l’heure où le cinéma fait les gros titres, le musée d’Eretz Israël nous invite à un voyage dans le temps. Retour dans le Tel-Aviv des années 1930
Lia Van Leer s’est éteinte à l’âge de 90 ans. Une personnalité rare, dotée d’une volonté et d’une exigence hors du commun
By HÉLÈNE SCHOUMANN
Depuis 16 ans, le festival qui a lieu pendant la semaine de Hanoucca illumine la Cinémathèque de Jérusalem. Plus de 60 films à la thématique juive explorent la complexité de la diaspora et sont montrés à un public de plus en plus jeune
Pour la première fois, Dany Boon présentait l’un de ses films en amont de sa sortie sur les écrans bleu-blanc : Supercondriaque
By JOHANNA AFRIAT
Sur les 20 pays représentés au festival du film Religion Today (la religion aujourd’hui) de Trente en Italie, l’Iran et Israël sont les plus prolixes
By BERNARD DICHEK
En 1900, peu après l’invention des frères Lumière, un capteur d’image allait fixer sur la pellicule la Jérusalem de l’époque
By HELOISE FAYET
Chaque année, le 7e art s’invite à Haïfa pour un festival international, à l’occasion de Souccot
Motivation Zéro titille l’armée israélienne à travers le regard de soldates peu glorieuses des services de secrétariat. Une comédie noire et subversive à souhait
By MICHAL LEVERTOV
L’opus est sorti en salle le mercredi 30 avril. Mais bien avant d’envahir les écrans, le film d’Alexandre Arcady : « 24 jours, la vérité sur l’affaire Ilan Halimi », faisait déjà couler beaucoup d’encre
By BERNARD MUSICANT
J’ai connu Ronit par une froide soirée d’hiver. Dans ce café parisien, nous avions lu des poèmes de Baudelaire… elle en hébreu, moi en français. C’était il y bien longtemps… Aujourd’hui elle se voit nommée chevalier de la Légion d’honneur
Evénement incontournable des cinéphiles du pays, le festival du film français s’impose en Israël pour sa 11e édition
By Nathan Cahn
Comme chaque année, le Festival du cinéma israélien se déroule au cinéma des Cinéastes, qui se transforme pendant cette semaine en un formidable mini-Israël, avec une atmosphère électrique
Le régime des intermittents est à nouveau sur la sellette. L’occasion de revenir sur les mérites de ce système aussi décrié qu’admiré. Et de découvrir l’envers économique de la culture israélienne, bien moins riche
By MILKA KAHN
« Nous avons toujours considéré Monuments Men comme un film de braquage plus que comme un film de guerre »
Social media campaign, promoting popular TV drama's star as a challenger to Sisi in Egyptian presidential elections, goes viral.
By THE POST,JPOST.COM STAFF
A decidedly unconventional hassidic woman lets Jerusalemites in on a slice of her life, and what has made her an icon in her Belz community and the world of haredi cinema
By PEGGY CIDOR
‘Jerusalem Boxing Club,’ a documentary about the eponymous organization that operates in the Katamonim, is both a definitively Jerusalem story and a typical Israeli one.
The city is part of the cast at a thriller showing at the Jerusalem Film Festival.
The Kings School of Media hands out this year’s Mini Oscars.
By ARI MARRACHE
Brain and Cinema Week comes to the Jerusalem Cinematheque, exploring the complicated machinations of our minds via lectures coupled with movies.
"There is no reason not to keep Cinema City open on Saturday," says Mickey Levy of pending Supreme Court hearing on issue.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Only one of the movies nominated for Best Picture has opened in theaters so far: Shemi Zarhin’s The Kind Words.
The French comedy festival's at a theater near you.
The spirit of dissidence is deeply rooted in Litvinov’s family, beginning with his great-grandfather’s revolutionary work with Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, Dima Litvinov says.
By SHARON UDASIN
The Jerusalem Pitchpoint is an annual event in which aspiring Israeli filmmakers pitch their projects to international film and television executives
A French film about a lottery winner who doesn’t like money
"Terminator Genisys" packs a powerful punch.
By RICK BENTLEY
The 32nd Jerusalem Film Festival will take place from July 9-19 at the Jerusalem Cinematheque, and the Israeli film competitions will be front and center.
In addition to the German films, the Tel Aviv International Children’s Film Festival will feature a program of Israeli films.
History, thrills and comedy are the focus at Israel’s 11th Australian Film Festival.
Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts are compelling as they try to hold on to their youth.
Past, present and future are featured in this season’s film line-up.
A selection of great things to do over the coming week and over the weekend.
A friend of Israel, Havel opposed the sale of weapons to regimes hostile to our country and always spoke forcefully against anti-Semitism in Europe and in the world.
By MAXIM REIDER
Israel’s top filmmakers have produced an anthology of short films influenced by the movies they love.
‘Rosewater’ is Jon Stewart’s reverent look at Iranian dissidents
A festive December at the Jerusalem Cinematheque.
The 28th annual LA Israel Film Festival is a varied gourmet meal, providing festival-goers with a small taste of the best of modern Israeli cinema.
Farsi has been able to visit Iran in the past, but she says, “After this film, for sure I can’t go back. I’m persona non grata.”
The Russian director speaks about his latest award-winning film which finds people in a remote town trapped by situations beyond their control.
The festival is both international and Israeli, and has a number of competitions for foreign films, notably the Golden Anchor Award for the best film from a country on the Mediterranean.
New theater, to open in Jerusalem in mid-September, will show critically acclaimed, high-quality movies from all over the world.
‘That Lovely Girl’ is a horrible movie.
‘Hill Start’ will take you on a pleasant trip.
‘The Knick’ is a gory trip back to 1900-style doctoring.
By ROBERT LLOYD
"Zero Motivation" received nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, two for Best Supporting Actress as well as in six other categories.
It's been 20 years since one of Disney's most beloved films was released, but few people know that villain Scar's song "Be Prepared" was inspired by Hitler.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Cultural events around Israel for the weekend of July 24, 2014 and the coming weeks.
Siddharth tells an Indian tragedy.
The Titanic Exhibition comes to Tel Aviv.
Plenty of entertainment between tours, art and music is to be found
Screenwriter and novelist Dan Gordon discusses his latest suspense novels, intimately based on his time in Israel.
Each of the four Israeli films Nesher has made over the last decade has themes and subjects that have never been addressed so deeply, and some of which have never been addressed at all, on screen.
A controversial tale of Hitler and Hollywood.
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
Docaviv’s music offerings include a firsthand account made up entirely of authentic footage of the underground post-punk scene in Berlin.
The Mana Rishona production company will screen 15 short films at a gala at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque to get the public used to the genre.
What's happening in Israeli entertainment this week.
The Cinema City entertainment extravaganza complex opens just ahead of the Oscars.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The production, estimated to cost over $40 million dollars, is the first of a trilogy and took more than seven years to complete.
President-elect Reuven Rivlin, when making his maiden speech in his new role, congratulated his wife on soon becoming Israel’s first lady.
In ‘Apples in the Desert,’ secular life seems tempting to a young haredi girl.
The Spanish drama ‘Loreak’ flowers delicately.
Three cinematheques will run a retrospective of Dan Wolman’s films.
New film portraying the tale of Moses set to hit theaters this month.
"Serial (Bad) Weddings" gives you lots to look at but little to think about.
Irish Film Week comes to Israel.
Next week at the 6th DocAviv Galilee Festival.
What is expected to be shown on the big screen this fall.
The usual suspects cleaned up at the 66th Emmys.
Ken Loach’s fact-based film ‘Jimmy’s Hall’ takes us back to 1930s Ireland.
Jerusalem Film Workshop program has students split into groups at their arrival and tasked with making a variety of short films.
By JACOB RYAN
From the moment he burst on the scene, he displayed an awesome ability to evoke the deepest feelings and sentiments from his audience.
By STEWART WEISS
By taking a stand in favor of divestment the Presbyterians of America are saying that they have figured out who is right and who is wrong in the conflict.
By JPost Editorial
"I was one of a number of rabbis in Palm Beach County in Florida who were asked to speak after showing of the Polish film."
By ELI KAVON
Modern rabbis should learn that less can be more; enabling freedom can strengthen Judaism and the state’s Jewish character, not weaken it.
By GIL TROY
The table at which Cameron was seated had once been that of one of Cameron’s predecessors, Benjamin Disraeli, who like Cameron had Jewish antecedents.