06.29.2016 | 23 Sivan, 5776
Senator to 'Post': Congress acts to shut loophole on Palestinian convict stipends
Hamas official: Turkey already mediating prisoner swap between Israel and Hamas
Rocket sirens sound in southern Israeli communities near Gaza border
Slamming BDS criticism, Moroccan minister denies commercial relations with Israel
Gold to 'Post': Quartet report could cause Israel diplomatic damage
Boosting Zionist education – within Israel
Defense Ministry seeks to end years of uncertainty over Israel's war preparedness
Opera returns to Acre
Divorced dads vow to 'make Bitan pay' for blocking controversial child custody bill
WATCH: Knesset brawl erupts after Arab Israeli MK calls IDF soldiers 'murderers'
Security cabinet approves Turkey reconciliation deal 7-3
Israeli cellist Amit Peled pays homage to predecessor
British soul diva Joss Stone to perform in Tel Aviv this month
Quentin Tarantino tops the guest list at the 33rd Jerusalem Film Fest
Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi completes record transfer to Chinese club
Philip Stein, Optical International to vie for title
Israeli-Slovenian rowing duo making waves
Hapoel Jerusalem threatened with BSL suspension
Israelis shrug off fears of tech bubble
Nazareth Hospital insists on serving only whole wheat bread
Health Ministry rankings seen boosting hospital performance
Brexit aftermath: Sky isn’t falling
Weizmann study links viral infections in pregnant women to autism, schizophrenia risk
Alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children opens Pandora’s box in Knesset
Israel leading a ‘water revolution’ in arid California
New desalination plant a 'mistake' or case of NIMBY syndrome?
Haifa ammonia production to be relocated– three years behind schedule
Summertime is here, but stay safe
Herzog’s intolerable deceit
The unknown legacy of a Japanese hero: Chiune Sugihara
Letters to the Editor
Report: Turkish intelligence warned of ISIS attack in Istanbul weeks ago
Deleting terror: US group works to search, destroy online ISIS propaganda
'Muslims killing Muslims in droves, but Israel the one being condemned'
'Terror against Turkey likely to continue and escalate'
High marijuana use a growing phenomenon in Iran
Iran regime trying to brush prostitution problems under the rug
Iranian commander threatens to make Bahrain’s royal family ‘disappear’
Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities
Gaza-based pro-ISIS group urges Muslims on social media to donate for weapons
After Obama touts military gains, US officials warn campaign against ISIS could backfire
From ‘shidduch’ to reality TV show
Turkish chief rabbi: The Jewish community is on edge
Famous Holocaust escape tunnel located in Lithuania using hi-tech
JAFI Board of Governors meets in Paris for first time
Another Israeli app wins a prize
Are Start-Up Nation’s ‘seven years of plenty’ coming to an end?
TechCrunch Comes to Tel Aviv, hosts Meet-Up
Trump, Clinton respond to Turkey terror attack
Sanders appointee to 'Post': Democratic platform should include 'occupation,' right to boycott
Exclusive: For first time, Democrats to condemn BDS, recognize Palestinian right to self govern
Analysis: Trump, Clinton election to impact Israeli migrant dilemma
Viva Italia at Cafe Landwer!
WATCH: Deputy defense minister explains why IDF integrates soldiers with special needs
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of June 24, 2016
Grapevine: Bursting out all over
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
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
A Jewish woman’s view
The Iran nuclear deal: One year on
Is BDS headed for defeat?
Striving for kedusha
Lerner in the Mirror
Setting the record straight
Bye bye banks
Veterans: A colorful life
Books: Evil innate
Books: Forever changed by tragedy
Hot off the Arab press
The law and the reality
Guess what? Jerusalem has a beer garden
This week in Jerusalem
Tiberias’s hidden heritage
The ground dance floor
More than a mustache
No place like home
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Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park Dedicated in Kfar Chabad
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
The Family Landau De Vries Park, a Forest Park in the Desert
A Double Celebration of Shavuot and Metulla's 120th Anniversary
JNF South Africa Delegates Get in Touch with the Real Israel
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
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
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
When Your Pipe Runs Out of a Basic Necessity (Water in Samaria)
Like Father Like Son (it doesn’t have to be so)
Guilty Before Found Guilty, Israel’s Policy
The BREXIT murders -- an English Lord and European Democracy
David Serero plays – and sings – a nice-guy Sephardi Shylock.
By STEVE LINDE
Play depicting 39-day stand-off between IDF, terrorists, to be granted £15,000 for 10-city UK tour.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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
By BARRY DAVIS
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.
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
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
Sharon Marom is joint artistic director of this year’s edition of the annual International Puppet Theater Festival, which will take place, under the auspices of the Train Theater in Jerusalem
‘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.
Gadi Shechter delights the capital with his take on comic opera 'L’elisir d’amore.'
After 21 years, a return to the stage in Beit Hillel Theater’s latest production.
By GABY SHINE MARKOWITZ
Celebrated poet Haviva Pedaya has turned a tribute to her mother into a rock opera.
‘Refidim Junction,’ an operatic drama composed by Jerusalemite Margret Wolf, draws on the fraught correspondence between Prof. Alice Shalvi’s parents while waiting to get to England in the 1930s.
A play produced by the Nissan Nativ Acting Studio puts the city center stage.
A sneak peek of what to expect when the Jerusalem festival kicks off on May 28.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Set in New York’s East Village and written in the ’80s and ’90s, the show has a relevant message for Jerusalem of 2015.
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.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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.
By HELEN KAYE
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.
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
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.
By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
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.
Born Irena Klein in 1924 in Porz, a small town in the Cologne area.
The ABBA-studded show is coming to Tel Aviv
Dalia Shimko has done a good job of realizing this unprepossessing tale.
MK Avigdor Liberman called on Haifa Mayor to resign his position following the municipality's controversial decision.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
The Eifman Ballet performs two major pieces this month.
Israel froze state funding last week for the Arab theater, fueling accusations that the government aims to suppress productions it deems pro-Palestinian.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer said there are limits to freedom of expression in a democracy, “but they are very far away.”
Joint List: Bennett and Regev are galloping on a wave of cheap populism that will destroy the arts and culture.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Issa said it was unfair to expect him to go against his own conscience and to appear in places “which are controversial.”
THE OPERA FESTIVAL: Tosca and Carmina Burana; Masada, June 4-5
By URY EPPSTEIN
Conceived and directed by Romeo Castellucci; YMCA, June 3
The She She Pop troupe from Germany perform their play ‘The Rite of Spring.’
Moscow Kolobov Novayara's performence to appear at the Israeli Opera House on May 11
Israeli Tsvi Avni’s performance of his Metamorphoses on a Chorale by Bach (1985) was the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s tribute to contemporary Israeli music in its recent concert.
Acclaimed choreographer Ohad Naharin debuts his latest piece, entitled ‘Last Work.'
Out and about around Israel for the weekend starting May 8, 2015.
The entertainer looks back on a career spanning five decades, a wide musical repertoire and most of the globe.
By DAVID BRINN
‘Hello, Dolly’ comes to Beit Hillel at Hebrew University.
In the topsy-turvy world of Miscast! 2, songs traditionally sung by men are performed by women, duets become solos and contemplative solitary songs become an ensemble affair.
By NOA AMOUYAL
Directors such as Eytan Fox are delighted that Israeli movies are a hit with US audiences.
Yossele Rosenblatt, dubbed the Jewish Caruso, is considered the greatest cantor of his time.
Ahead of her return to Israel, the lead vocalist for the 1970s British progressive minstrels Renaissance explains why she still loves performing
"Slava’s Snowshow" once again blows into Israel in June.
By JESSICA VRAZILEK
This stage direction radiated good humor, original ideas and refined taste, without taking itself too seriously.
The annual Arava Dance Festival offers a wide range of activities and fun for the whole family.
By William Shakespeare, translated by Eli Bijaoui; Beersheba Theater, March 4.
New movie: Café Nagler
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
New show: YouMake ReMake
New show: The way there
New play: Kinneret, Kinneret
New drama: Who Took My Cheese?
New play: Mirale Efrat
Renowned ADG/TNT theater company brings ‘The Tempest’ to local audiences on the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death.
By MARION FISCHEL
"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
“These days, words have been almost completely emptied of meaning. The visual medium is more immediate and can transport an audience to a different place and mind-set."
Rani Blair brings the periphery to the stage in his play ‘Galut.’
With her play ‘An Unfortunate Man,’ director Emilia Ruth Cohen hopes to make us take note of the lessons of history – and the perils of war.
Cultural events to look out for.
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
Cirque du Soleil is here to dazzle and delight.
By RUTH BELOFF
Consummate clown Slava Polunin presents his delightful ‘Snowshow.’
By MAXIM REIDER
Miri Regev keeps stating that her main goal is to increase the budget for culture; Let us all wish her success in this endeavor.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Those who demand the public’s backing for their ventures end up alienating that public.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Readers respond to the latest 'Jerusalem Post' articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
In the past week there were two news items which dealt with ministerial attempts to curtail the activities of two Arab theaters.