02.19.2017 | 23 Shevat, 5777
'For first time, Israel isn't the moderate Arab world's biggest threat'
Report: Netanyahu rejected peace plan proposed by Kerry at secret 2016 meeting
'Israeli threats to Lebanese sovereignty will meet appropriate response'
Arab and Jewish Jerusalem residents condemn ‘one-state solution’
Netanyahu leaves for Singapore, Australia, seeking to ‘open new markets’
Netanyahu: US sees option for normalized ties with our Arab neighbors
Austrian Film Week returns to Israeli theaters
Hotel Review: Enamored by the Inbal
Former Mossad chief: Maybe Flynn was thrown under the bus to protect Trump
Austrian Interior Minister looks to Israel for security expertise
Shalom and all that jazz
Yiddish ‘Menashe’ and Israeli classic ‘Avanti Popolo’ wow Berlin audiences
Yellow-and-blue aims to continue winning streak at Kiryat Gat
Maccabi TA off to winning start under Lito
Basketball: Maccabi captures 8th straight State Cup
Soccer: Race for 1st between Mac Tel Aviv, Hap Beersheba getting tighter
Israeli, Palestinian researchers cooperate in disease study
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
Cardiologists’ council: Don’t stop taking your statins
Suffering in silence
Rx for Readers: Nails, bananas and knee cartilage
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Honey of an idea
Trump in denial over rising American antisemitism
The future of Egyptian-Israeli relations: Cairo more committed to peace than normalization
February 19, 2017: Culture of pettiness
Time to safeguard democracies
Saudi Arabia hosts its first-ever Comic Con
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
'Blind sheik' convicted in 1993 World Trade bombing dies in US prison
In Germany, Livni calls for improvement in global fight against terror
Iran says Israel, not Tehran, biggest threat to global security
Why Trump can't keep his promise of no nuclear Iran 'ever'
Iran continues to call for Israel’s destruction despite nuclear deal
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Iraq to oppose US travel curbs, to preserve alliance against ISIS'
'Investigations show Brussels airport bombers were obsessed with Israelis'
Top European rabbi: Synagogues no longer a safe haven
Agents of change
German party condemns BDS, compares movement to pre-WWII antisemitism
Jewish groups slam Trump's handling of antisemitism questions
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
Tel Aviv launches Digi-Dog service for its 25,000 canines
Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp Dachau
Pence: Iran won’t have nuclear weapons to use against US or Israel
Trump's defense chief visits UAE in first Middle East trip
Report: Trump transition team attempted to block UN settlement resolution
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
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
This week in 60 seconds: When Benjamin met Donald
From JDC program participant to JDC professional
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
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Ace of face: Israeli-born tennis player ousted for hitting ump with ball
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
The People & The Book: Advancing with all
A traitor in Budapest
How would you like your grasshopper?
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Planting and Marching Together to a Shared Future
Muslala Plaza Enlivens Jerusalem's Clal Commercial Center
Tu BiShvat Ceremony with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
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
There are all kinds of intriguing synergies lined up for the five-day event.
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
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?
By HELEN KAYE
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’.
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
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.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
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.
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.
A production by Ro’i Chen; directed by Yevgeny Arie Gesher; performed on September 3.
Celebrated French choreographer David Wampach continues his exploration of trance states as he presents three works as part of the Diver Festival in Tel Aviv.
In ‘Fair Play,’ Czech actress portrays sprinter in the 1980s who is pressured by her coaches, doctor and even her dissident mother to take anabolic steroids in order to make it into the Olympics.
Paramount in the production is the interrelationship and communication among the five new-minted actor crew.
Habima Theater rolls out new Israeli plays frosted with a couple of probable crowd-pleasers.
New play: A Simple Story
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
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
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