05.29.2016 | 21 Iyar, 5776
President Rivlin congratulates Jordan on Independence Day in Arabic
Arab League supportive of French peace initiative
Authorities to drill massive rocket attack this week
Abbas asks for NATO to replace IDF in West Bank as part of peace deal
Bennett vows to 'go all the way' in showdown with Netanyahu over cabinet, Liberman vote
Thousands march in Tel Aviv against Liberman defense portfolio appointment
J’lem aims to finish off Hapoel in Game 4 in Tel Aviv
Film on Eritrean killed when mistaken for terrorist wins at Docaviv festival
ANALYSIS: The plot to replace Netanyahu
Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says
Poll: Party led by Kahlon, Ya'alon, and Sa'ar could topple Netanyahu
Comedy for Koby to give Israelis comic therapy
Rocket Man rocks Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv documentary festival announces film winners
Mac TA, Eilat into Final Four; Jerusalem closing in
Morocco refuse to play Israel in wheelchair tennis World Cup
Disappointing denouement for Mac TA
The soldier who fired a defense minister
Jerusalem Post Letters to the Editor: Cementing the Right
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Insecurity checks
‘Why are all the traitors coming from the Left?’
Khameini warns new Iranian parliament against Western 'schemes'
Forbidden felines: Saudi cleric declares selfies with cats 'un-Islamic'
Report: Israel and Arab states discuss new Palestinian leader to succeed Abbas
IAEA: Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal
US pro-gun lobby to 'Ayatollahs of Iran': You haven't met alligator wrestlers, cowboys of America
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
ISIS plans to ignite ethnic war in Fallujah upon leaving the city, document allegedly reveals
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
LA gala raises funds for IAF foundation
Birthright invades Tel Aviv for Sweet 16
‘Post’ investigation finds German city’s facilities used to wage BDS
Former London mayor Ken Livingstone fired from radio show following Hitler comments
New worlds: Simulation on microchip offers insight into dynamics of cellular function
Without research, there is no medicine
Surprise! Anti-BDS gift box coming straight to your front door
Research shows exposure to dirty air may raise risk of heart disease
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study
‘Smart park’ coming to capital’s Sacher Park
Analysis stage begins at latest Golan drilling site
Green tech at the forefront of talks on US-Israel collaboration
Israel faces lack of enforcement of environmental policies, says report
'Smart car' tech to get boost from US-Israel collaboration
Tech Talk: Student hackathons are the new rage
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets
Who needs Hillary? Trump, Sanders mull televised debate
Sanders' pro-Palestine backers could spark uproar at Dem convention
Jewish leaders push to get two-state solution proposal on next president's desk
Captain America revealed as a secret Nazi in new comic
The personal account of a Canadian lawyer hiking the Israel National Trail
Grapevine: Loving the city
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of May 27, 2016
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
The good news and the bad
Homage to Anne
Necessary Stories: The plowman meets the reaper
Artist of patterns
Veterans: Reaching one’s full potential
Books: Unlikely characters
Books: Totally certifiable
Books: Beauty and boredom of war
An African night in Jerusalem
In your footsteps, Orwell
This week in Jerusalem
Always look on the bright side of yourself
The long and winding road
From chaos to creation
An oddly individual thing – handwriting
Agriculture is having a (vertical) field day
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סְטֶנְד-אַפּ שֶל רוֹתֶם אַבּוּהָב
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Christian leaders seek insight into Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Protectors of the Holy Land
Digging with the Bible
Green Journey – Cycling on the Trails of the Living
Remembering Isaac Ochberg
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
The Burqa-wearing Trojan Horse
A Second Daniel; A Tudor Intrigue by Neal Roberts
Jewish history and demography
“Fascism is looming over the US…” a response to Dr. Laitman
"It's not about a political agenda or lofty ideals of peace; but about presenting the views of individuals who see the value of showing the world the day-to-day realities of coexistence."
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The three-day event, which ended Wednesday at the offices of Casablanca’s SOC club.
The former Miss Colombia causes uproar over tweet using play on the similar-sounding Spanish words for an expletive slang term and 'Jewish.'
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Obama: These men and women have enriched our lives and helped define our shared experience as Americans.
Révéler les mille et une facettes du judaïsme, faire tomber les préjugés pour tendre la main à l’autre. Telle était la mission du festival du film juif de Jérusalem
By HÉLÈNE SCHOUMANN
The screening lineup incorporates four films, which will be accompanied by music and personal stories.
By BARRY DAVIS
Zooming in on the SHEKEL Movies Create Reality film festival
Rebbe Nachman stars on the silver screen, in a film shot around Jerusalem.
By ORRI J. AVRAHAM
Many scoffed when in 2008 Mayor Nir Barkat announced he wanted to turn the holy city into a ‘film capital.’ The opening of Cinema City and Yes Planet seems to have proved the skeptics wrong.
By HANNAH BROWN
'I have nothing good to say about him,' Sarandon said of Allen. 'I don't want to go there.'
The film tells the tale of how a Jewish "Sonderkommando" death camp worker finds a corpse he thinks is his son's and decides to bury him.
The Docaviv film festival ran from May 19-28.
The LGBT film festival comes to town.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The short film, which stars Evgenia Dodina, tells the story of a single mother who finds herself without her son for one day, and tries, in that short space of time, to find a man.
Two time winner of the Grand Jury Prize for documentary film will attend the first screening of her film at the festival
At this year's festival Ronit Raphael treated the stars, including model Irina Shayk, French actress Juliette Binoche and American actress Julianne Moore.
Shani Klein portrays a compelling character.
The young cast members are this film’s high notes.
Culture Ministry organizers hope to promote international partnerships, co-productions and collaborations among filmmakers at annual showcase.
Soap-opera vision of the hippie life in ‘The Commune.
A sweet look at an unusual woman.
When he’s in a scene you can’t look away from him, and he makes you care about whatever character he is playing.
New Age French romance in India in ‘Un + Une.
Two documentary gems from Israel deal with problems of young people today.
The US streaming giant has asked to examine the domestic content of several local media producers.
Austrian Film Week comes to Israel.
Art and Brain Week at the Jerusalem Cinematheque features films and deep discussions.
Israel’s finest veteran actors spark in ‘Fire Birds.'
After Oscar night, a film fan recollects her favorite screen idols and their roles.
By RUTH BELOFF
Our resident film critic gives her whys and wherefores.
The Berlinale has always welcomed Israeli cinema.
Udi Aloni’s 'Junction 48' and Tomer and Barak Heymann’s 'Who's Gonna Love Me Now?' win viewer awards at the Berlin International Film Festival.
In 'Maggie's Plan,' Julianne Moore manages to steal every scene she’s in.
By HANNAH BROWN / FROM THE BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL
The Coen brothers take a reverently satirical look at the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Although Schamus has never directed a fulllength movie before, he is the co-president of Focus Features, the arthouse branch of Universal.
Moments from first days of Berlinale.
Clooney fans called out to their idol as he walked inside the Grand Hyatt Hotel on Thursday.
The bleak symbolism in "Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?" will leave you cold.
Video streaming company launches services in 130 countries; platform newly available in Israel features settings in English and Arabic, but not Hebrew.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The important distinction between the Oscars and the Golden Globes for viewers is that alcohol is served at the Globes ceremony, so the acceptance speeches tend to be more relaxed and funnier.
Great movies to see this week on the small screen.
‘The Brand New Testament’ is a divine comedy.
Our film critic selects her favorites that played in Israel.
"Wedding Doll" will give you cold feet
Belgian-Israeli director Sylvain Biegeleisen’s latest film follows the final weeks of his 95-year-old mother’s life and the intense bond that developed between them.
Schoumann Award for Jewish Cinema went to 'How to Win Enemies,' by Gabriel Lichtmann.
Director Elad Keidan talks to the ‘Post’ about his award-winning film that follows two men wandering up and down staircases in Haifa.
‘Star Wars’ offers lessons to be learned for Israel’s politicians.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
"Louder Than Bombs" gets lost in its trajectory.
The ups and downs of ‘Afterthought’
A guest at this year’s Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, Oscar-nominated film editor Herve de Luze, speaks to the ‘Post’ about his ongoing partnership with director Roman Polanski
Dozens of films with Jewish themes, including Israeli and international feature films, documentaries and shorts will be screened.
The American premium TV network will develop the series, based on a Yoram Kaniuk novella, with Alan Poul at the helm.
By GLOBES/LI-OR AVERBACH
Past Life, which is part of a planned trilogy, is based on the real-life story.
German director Felix Moeller speaks to the ‘Post’ about his latest documentary on one of the most notorious Nazi German filmmakers, Veit Harlan and his family.
Spielberg, ‘Star Wars,’ Tarantino and more coming soon to a theater near you
Gita Weinrauch Kaufmann speaks to the ‘Post’ about her moving documentary, which chronicles her visit to Austria, the country she escaped from as a child in 1940.
The festival, sponsored by the Central Arava Regional Council, is run in cooperation with the Haifa International Film Festival.
The festival to include a competition for films by teens from the Lod area, and a workshop open to social activists.
Korean Film Week strikes many emotional chords
A guest at this week’s Reframing Reality Festival in Jerusalem, Swedish director Lena Koppel speaks about her experience working with special-needs actors.
A film festival about people facing challenges.
Hermits, hideaways and higher consciousness feature at the 9th Spirit Film Festival.
Afterthought, an allegorical tale about two men who keep passing each other as they walk the staircases and slopes of the city, and was shown at the Cannes Film Festival.
Filmmaker Inna Rogatchi talks to the ‘Post’ about her documentary based on never-before-released intimate and friendly conversations with the legendary Nazi-hunter.
Husband-and-wife film team Sergio Castellitto and Margaret Mazzantini speak to the ‘Post’ about their latest romantic drama.
A guest at this year’s Haifa Film Festival, acclaimed Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf talks about making movies and changing the world.
Climb into your seat for a trip to ‘Everest’
The legendary documentary filmmaker talks about his films, his connection to Haifa and anti-Semitism in France
New movies and top guests will delight moviegoers at Haifa Film Festival
The kids are the losers in ‘Papa ou Maman’
The Fringe Theater Festival begins this month
Filmmaker Dror Shaul talks about his recipe for ‘Atomic Falafel.’
The prime minister was gunned down by ultra-nationalist law student Yigal Amir as he left a peace rally in Tel Aviv on Nov 4, 1995.
The festival will take place from September 26 to October 5 at the Haifa Cinematheque.
Jerusalem-born actress's screen adaptation of Amos Oz's "A Tale of Love and Darkness" makes its commercial premiere in the capital.
he 31st Haifa International Film Festival will take place this year from September 26 to October 5.
The Jerusalem Cinematheque harks back to 1965.
Czech Film Week brings a fine festival to Israel.
A film director struggles to be a good daughter in ‘Mia Madre’.
The Jerusalem Pitchpoint is an annual event in which aspiring Israeli filmmakers pitch their projects to international film and television executives
'Post’ film critic reviews ‘Beyond the Fear,’ the controversial Yigal Amir documentary which was screened in Jerusalem last week, and has some choice words for Culture Minister Miri Regev.
New film: Wedding Doll
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
Jewish women were at the forefront of India’s film industry – an exhibition in New York celebrates their achievements.
By DAVID STROMBERG
An interview with Gianfranco Rosi, winner of the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear for ‘Fire at Sea.’
“I didn’t believe a film could have so much power to impact on people. Anyone who has seen it has taken a lot from it.I certainly did.”
Several Israeli film industry players honored,
By RUTH JUDAH
Talking to Yuval Delshad about the road to his Oscar-nominated movie, ‘Baba Joon’
Organizers said that while Gaza is often synonymous with war and destruction, the festival sought to bring life back to the region through cinematic escapism.
By ROSIE PERPER
Sylvester Stallone: "We have teams scouting Iraq and parts of Syria where ISIS have their greatest strongholds."
Actor know for his outrageous antics shows unused footage from "Bruno" of attempted prank on white supremacists who years later shot 3 people at a Kansas Jewish center.
Director Mohamed Ben Attia said he was proud his work had been chosen for the honor of competing for the festival's top prize, the Golden Bear.
The Hollywood heartthrob the rumor that he may arrive to the Holy Land for the opening of his new flick, Deadpool.
Popular Israeli DJ and bar owner Mike Zof admits that he might be a bit of a Star Wars nerd.
Local authorities required vehicle owners to move their cars in order to make room for crews shooting the latest installment of the "Ghostbusters" series.
Christopher Plummer plays Zev, a Holocaust survivor searching for a camp guard living incognito in North America.
Zionism, the movement for the self-determination of the Jewish people, has been turned into a stick with which to beat up Israel, and the movie is but another example of this disgusting pathology.
By MELANIE PHILLIPS