05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Hamas operative charged with planting explosives, firing rockets at Israel
Former Houthi leader to arrive in Israel to help Yemen-born Israelis visit their homeland
Lebanese journalist: 'Aleppo would have been safe like the Golan were it annexed by Israel'
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of May 1
Nazi hunter: Livingstone’s claims about Hitler ‘absurd’
Rivlin: Any new pardon request for jailed former president Katsav will be reviewed
Renewed drilling finds NIS 1.2 billion of oil near Dead Sea
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
ISIS leader's ex-wife: Baghdadi used to be 'a normal family man'
In face of migrant crisis, German AfD party adopts anti-Islam manifesto
An unlikely trio: Israel, Hamas and Egypt align against ISIS in Sinai
Khamenei's bodyguard reportedly killed in Syria
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
US Holocaust museum: Iranian gov't authorities back Holocaust cartoon event
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
A View of Israel: The 19th Century
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
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
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
Today is Gadi's day: The Price of Freedom
There's something about Mary
Putting the Blame Where it Belongs
More confusion than clarity
"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
Zooming in on the SHEKEL Movies Create Reality film festival
By BARRY DAVIS
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
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.
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 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.
See ‘The Godfather’ in a setting you can’t refuse, and other Jerusalem Film Festival
events throughout the city
The year’s top movies come to the small screen.
A French film about a lottery winner who doesn’t like money
The Godfather Live is the closing event of this year’s Jerusalem Film Festival.
Renowned British actress recently flew to Holy Land, toured locations with Israel director.
"Terminator Genisys" packs a powerful punch.
By RICK BENTLEY
The Jerusalem Film Festival opens on July 9.
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.
History, thrills and comedy are the focus at Israel’s 11th Australian Film Festival.
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
A Hungarian Holocaust film relies on the imagination of viewers to reconstruct a collective tragedy that cannot be reconstructed visually.
By TIBOR KRAUSZ
An interview with Gianfranco Rosi, winner of the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear for ‘Fire at Sea.’
Several Israeli film industry players honored,
By RUTH JUDAH
Talking to Yuval Delshad about the road to his Oscar-nominated movie, ‘Baba Joon’
Sylvester Stallone: "We have teams scouting Iraq and parts of Syria where ISIS have their greatest strongholds."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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.
By ROSIE PERPER
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.
Best things to do in the week to come.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Israeli film ’Encirclements’ revolves around a Mizrahi community.
The new ‘it’ vegetable of 2015.
For kids, there’s a bumper crop of films to choose from.
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