04.30.2017 | 4 Iyar, 5777
IDF imposes West Bank, Gaza closures ahead of Israeli Remembrance Day
Arab Media: IDF attacked Syrian Army base
Israeli 'sex mania' a global threat, says PA TV
Protests across the West Bank: Palestinians report dozens inured
Report: American tycoon gives testimony in Netanyahu probe
Israel to honor another 97 fallen during Memorial Day
Undercover agent leads to arrests on weapons, drug trafficking suspicions
Don't forget the foreign fighters who sacrificed for Israel's Independence
Israel blames Germany for EU support of UNESCO anti-Israel resolution
Bennett aims high after Bayit Yehudi primary win
Edelstein prevents Knesset conference on ‘occupation’
US approves possible $440 million arms sale to Israel
An oasis of creativity
Comedy in the age of Trump
Television: ‘Girls,’ guys and Oprah
Movie Review: A soft rain permeates ‘After the Storm’
Hadar quits Hapoel Tel Aviv after less than four months
Beersheba secures back-to-back titles
How do you say slam dunk in Hebrew?
Basketball: Jerusalem beats Herzliya for 3rd straight win
Teaching med students with movies, objects and rare books
New Worlds: Veggies also have cholesterol
Israeli urban tech-integrator brings smart city management to East Africa
American Heart Association picks United Hatzalah as training partner
Israel’s united and uniting rescue team
Israeli greens to march in global campaign against Trump climate policies
Bird makes a rare stop in Israel after 'wrong turn'
Two million head to the outdoors this Passover holiday
Kinneret’s deceptive depths a new danger to swimmers
The cost of freedom on Israel's 69th birthday
Leaving the region better than we found it
April 30, 2017: Opinion on opinions
The hilltop youth – the inevitable result of 50 years of ‘occupation’
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia
Iran's Khamenei rebuffs president's detente policy with West
Pope, at Cairo Mass, urges unity against fanaticism
Erdogan says Syria's Raqqa will 'turn into a graveyard' for Islamic State
Khamenei says next Iranian president should be less engaged with West
Trump says Iran violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
Tillerson: An 'unchecked Iran' could follow same path as North Korea
Trump administration certifies Iran compliant with nuclear deal
Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict ISIS from Mosul
Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai
Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaida, Iraqi vice president says
US-backed forces launch new attacks on Islamic State in Syria
Flip-flopping neo-Nazi used to back Trump, now blasts his 'Jew loving'
Names revealed of Jewish targets of South African twin terror suspects
President Trump proclaims May 'Jewish American Heritage Month'
Holland has first Jewish military wedding since Holocaust
Tel Aviv to house world's first construction tech hub
Minority Report: In pursuit of Optima results
Israeli firm, US Department of Defense to fight infectious disease together
Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump
Trump says he thought being president would be easier
Trump: I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians
S.Korea, US warn of punishment for N.Korea; US stresses sanctions
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Grapevine: Remembering a world that was
Grapevine: Happy 69th
Star Catcher - Astrology for the week of April 28, 2017
Grapevine: Tracing unit
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 24, 2017
Ivanka Trump visits Holocaust memorial in Berlin
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 27, 2017
Dry Bones Cartoon - April 19, 2017
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Publicly lauding Israel – from Iran
Unable to fight
Pascale’s kitchen: From the old country
A kashrut controversy – for one day
Adventures in bentsching
Touring the city
From prayer to fulfillment: Israel’s first birthday
Q&A with Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota
A hero of two armies
Celebrating at 60
Israeli couple commemorates pregnant daughter, 4 grandchildren slain by terrorists
לְכָל אֶחָד יְרוּשָלַיִם
אַלְבּוֹם חָדָש: שָלוֹש
אַחַת. אַחַת וְאַחַת
הַמַסָע אֶל הַצִיוּר: אַבְרָהָם פֶרְדוֹ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
European pro-Israel lobby goes into the lion’s den
Christians, Muslims must live in peace, leading reverend says
Texas professors condemn Israel trip for students
Austrian Chancellor Plants Tree at the Grove of Nations
Fighting Fire with Fire
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
Israeli theater, high-tech conferences and more.
By MICHAL GALANTI
Russia's Bolshoi premieres Mieczyslaw Weinberg's "Idiot" opera based on the famous novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Dorothy follows the yellow brick road to the Emerald City with her friends, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion, in the Encore! production.
By BARRY DAVIS
Getting to know the Women’s Performance Community of Jerusalem.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
The current family-based project is called Golem, or Chrysalis, which is being performed at the pedestrian street end of Agrippas Street, at Elbocher Square.
At the 360 Location-Dependent Theater Festival“Every day ... has a different feel.”
By KAYLA ROSEN
Scenes from the Peking Opera is the work of virtuoso glove-puppet theater inspired by traditional Chinese opera.
Despite coming from the “wrong” side of the British Channel, Amsallem is well and truly in the Python camp.
Raise Your Spirits Theater is run by women for women, but there is one man whose work is absolutely critical to the success of the company.
A new play in English seeks to honor the memory of the Lehi founder.
By ORIT ARFA
Tmuna Theater’s annual A-Genre Festival explores the personal, the political and everything in between.
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
A production about the life of Holocaust heroine and Zionist poet Hannah Senesh comes to the AACI
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
By HELEN KAYE
The New York Harlem Theater performs ‘Porgy and Bess.’
Is there, can there be a solution to the awful and utterly predictable Israeli/Palestinian cycle of violence? Can we ever retreat from the barrage of buzzwords that form the narratives of both sides?
The season’s first production is a political satire by resident playwright Ro’i Chen called In the Tunnel.
Gilad Kimchi’s meticulous direction allows the actors scope to create real people.
Jerusalem Theater, January 15.
By URY EPPSTEIN
The ballet company from China performs ‘Le Corsaire’.
Clipa Theater performs the eerie ‘Anyone Home’ at Bialik House.
The cast was a pleasant surprise. It consisted mostly of not yet very well known talented Israeli and foreign singers who performed their roles with remarkable artistic capability.
‘Annie’ comes to Beit Hillel at The Hebrew University.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Israeli entertainment and culture guide for the week to come.
The Jerusalem Opera presents ‘The Barber of Seville’ in a modern setting.
Fund-raising show in Tel Aviv for Beit Hashanti to feature a stellar pop and rock lineup.
The French Comedy Film Festival will run from November 14 - December 6.
By SHAWN RODGERS
Tel Aviv’s Habimah Theater causes a stir with a planned performance in the West Bank.
By CALEV BEN-DAVID
PMO denies reports that Netanyahu has booed upon entering a theater production in New York earlier in the week.
By HERB KEINON
On the tail end of his recent US visit, the PM took time away from politics to attend a cultural event - the hit musical Hamilton.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The State of Israel is "demanding the Norwegian National Theater clearly renounce the video and remove it from all sites immediately."
By ASHER WEBER
Shakespeare takes a vernacular turn at the Tmuna Festival in Tel Aviv.
The much-loved musical based on Damon Runyon’s New York stories about gamblers, hustlers, and the city’s small – time gangsters hits the stage in Tel Aviv.
The event aims to present a realistic and accurate picture of contemporary art while still allowing artists to break with conventions and truly go after their vision.
J-Town Playhouse presents Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Merrily We Roll Along,’ which takes the audience from the end to the beginning of a bittersweet story.
Six shows will take place from September 13 to 17.
Your entertainment guide for the week to come.
The Beersheva Theater gears up for its new season of productions
Perfect summer fare, this Closet has no skeletons.
Two Spanish pieces are featured within the framework of the Tel Aviv Dance Festival.
With 80 Squared, crowds are invited into the intimate setting of the studio.
Directed by Claudia Isabel Martin, some of the work’s difficulties were solved by simply deleting several of the most significant elements.
Actor Elad Shippony takes his musical theater production ‘The Wandering Israeli’ on a weekly journey – in English.
Directed by Irad Rubinstein, Beit Lessin, Tel Aviv, July 27.
This is a play about angles, about conniving, about devil take the hindmost, where the only things that matter are money and making it.
Some nice ‘Memories,’ but nothing too memorable.
By HANNAH BROWN
The Stage’s short plays festival offers seven plays, 90 minutes, a lot of laughs and some soul-searching.
Directed by Moshe Kepten, Habima, June 29.
The vocalist cast includes Russian baritone Boris Statsenko in the title role, Vienna-based Israeli soprano Hila Fahima as Gilda and Italian tenor Salvatore Cordella as the Duke of Mantua.
The Israeli production of ‘Billy Elliot the Musical’ opens in June.
By ZACK ORYAN ORATZ
Baritone Lucio Gallo takes on the lead role in Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’.
There were nine plays in competition at the festival, that ended Wednesday night.
The Best Youth Play, a new category at the festival, went to 'The First Kiss'.
Ofira Henig's Arabic-language 'manmaRo' project will be showing at the Festival of International New Drama in the Schaubühne theater in April.
By JEREMY SHARON
By Shlomi Moscowitz Directed by Dedi Baron Cameri, March 23.
‘Batman v Superman’ – a darker superhero movie for our uncertain times.
By JOHN ANDERSON
By Hillel Mittelpunkt; Based on the book by Klaus Mann; Directed by Omri Nitzan Cameri; March 16.
’Deadline’ will be performed at the Noa Dar studio in Tel Aviv.
History and hilarity collide in the Stage TLV production of Steve Martin’s award-winning play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile."
Jerusalem-based Starcatcher Theater Company brings the Tony Award-winning rock musical ‘Spring Awakening’ to the Holy City.
Bringing the wonders of Shakespeare to Jerusalem’s high-school students.
By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER
He appeared in numerous stage and screen productions displaying more energy than actors half his age, and undeterred by failing eyesight.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Israeli playwright Reuven Kalinsky offers a journey between fantasy and reality.
‘Wounded Land’ has gaping plot holes.
The Brazilian film takes a compelling look at a family and the inherent class system.
The renowned dancer evokes the spirit of the celebrated poet in ‘Brodsky/Baryshnikov.’
Local choreographer Talia Beck unveils her latest work at the Kelim Choreography Center in Bat Yam.
Women-in-Theater presents an English musical on life of pioneer Raquela Prywes
The play is set in the backyard of a home on a veteran kibbutz in the Jezreel Valley where the family is gathering to celebrate Independence Day
By Einat Yakir; Directed by Oded Kotler; Khan Theater, November 9.
By Maya Arad; Directed by Shai Pitovski; Habima, November 3.
The Georgian National Ballet Sukhishvili sweeps into town
The ‘Soap’ spectacle offers audiences some good clean fun
Doris Uhlich will present More Than Enough at the Kelim Choreography Center on October 17 at 8:30 p.m.
The five-member jury included playwright Dani Horowitz and composer Ori Widislavski.
Shenfeld and Laor present two of their popular pieces.
There were 12 winners at the Habima Theater’s excellence awards annual prize-giving just before the holiday.
New show: Multi
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
New play: A Simple Story
New exhibit: Mediterranean Fantasy
New play: Tehilla
New movie: Café Nagler
New show: YouMake ReMake
New show: The way there
New play: Kinneret, Kinneret
Accomplished thespian and new immigrant Howard Schechter – who currently
performs in a local production of Mel Brooks’s ‘The Producers’ – talks about his
life and work.
Renowned ADG/TNT theater company brings ‘The Tempest’ to local audiences on the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death.
By MARION FISCHEL
‘Ritza’ (Running) is a tribute to Israel Prize-winning writer S. Yizhar.
"My whole idea is to create one giant opera. That’s why instead of the word ‘act,’ I use the word ‘transition.’"
By CARL HOFFMAN
Several Israeli film industry players honored,
By RUTH JUDAH
A most unusual production comes to Tel Aviv: famed World War II satire ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’ – in the form of a rock opera.
We are Muslims, Jews, Christians and Druse who collaborate.... We struggle.
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR
The ORLY nonprofit provides artists with autism or Down syndrome opportunities to exhibit and sell their work.
By GAVRIEL FISKE
In a press statement, Shaheen, a well-known actress in Egypt, stated that she will spend with the man who kills Baghdadi "a beautiful month he has never dreamt about."
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
A second-generation American-Israeli finds her niche by combining her passions for education and theater.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
‘Oslo’ brings nine months of secret talks in 1993 to life.
By AMY SPIRO
News briefs from around the nation.
Tucked away in Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires is a beautiful bookshop called El Ateneo Grand Splendid.
By MARTINA BIALEK
West Side Story was performed in the vast Felsenreitschule, originally built in 1693 as a riding school. It has been converted into one of the main venues for the festival.
By IRVING SPITZ