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The evening continued with four poems by Arseny Golenishchev-Kutuzov as set to music by Mussorgsky and sung in the original Russian by mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Gubanova.
The concerts will take place on February 26 at Hezekiah’s Cave in Jerusalem, February 27 the Alma Arts Center in Zichron Ya’acov, and February 28 at Zucker Hall in Tel Aviv.
If the name does not immediately set some bells apealin’ perhaps mention of the likes of Michael Jackson, blues icon Muddy Waters and Jimi Hendrix drummer Buddy Miles might do the business.
In addition to a take on feminism, the story also translates well to being an overall focus on being an outsider.
Founded in 1993 by the famed international tenor, Operalia aims to discover the youngest and most promising opera singers and help them launch their international careers.
The novel, which tells the story of how the fathers turned their grief into activism, has been named a most anticipated book of 2020 by The New York Times.
A little music, a little comedy and a lot of dirty words
What are the chances of a lad from the East End of London getting into such an expansive breadth of sounds, rhythms and textures, as well as artistic avenues?
Artist and designer Tzvika Horesh designed an Israeli education center in China, now he means to introduce the Middle Kingdom to his neo-pop artworks.
Adraba doesn’t try to compete with the big chain retailers, but simply features a dazzling selection of books on virtually every subject, most of which can’t be found anyplace else in Israel
“This is about a neighborhood just a few minutes away from here, but how much does the regular secular Israeli know about them other than the demonstrations and bad stuff that gets into the media?”
The whole Eastern Mediterranean is now geared to growing and producing wine with individuality and quality, in a way unthought-of before.
Spanish-speaking online influencers spent a week soaking in the famous Jerusalem gastronomy, including a guided tour of the Old City and Mahaneh Yehuda market, with the goal of discovering some of what Israel, and the Israeli people, have to offer.
Gadot reprises her role as Wonder Woman in the upcoming film "Wonder Woman 1984," which will be released worldwide on June 5.
The show will take place June 17 at Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv.
“Russian food is entering the mainstream slowly,” Gitcelter said. “Young people of other backgrounds are beginning to eat it. It’s an attraction. It’s different.”
The show will take place on Wednesday, November 4, at the Menorah Mivtahim Arena.
All the actors playing autistic people in The Specials really do have autism, except for one character who causes himself significant harm by head banging.
Heart Squared is the brainchild of a dynamic team of futurists, architects and designers that stars Israeli-born Rachely Rotem
Atar was so smitten with Soutine’s works that on his return to his kibbutz, Ein Harod, in pre-state Israel in 1937, he initiated a building that was to become the Mishkan Museum of Art
The book encourages assertiveness (but not chutzpah)
The audience – with an average age older than the original material – warmly received Eyal Sherf and keyboard accompanist Alon Aviv, applauding them after each of their dozen numbers
The performance will take place May 7 at the Caesarea Amphitheater.
The timing first three shows means there will be a romantic, Valentine’s Day sentiment running through the first three concerts.
A great white off the coast of Guadalupe Island was spotted in a regular gathering spot for the breed and, as he was recorded as #24 in the MCSI database, was named after the basketball legend.
"I wanted to recognize the women who were not recognized for their incredible work this year in my subtle way."
In Israel, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari is the country’s fifth best-selling book.
Sky tells the story of a smart and assertive alien girl named Sky whose spaceship crashes in a small town on earth.
Actor Joaquin Phoenix eulogized his late brother, River, in his Best Actor Oscar acceptance speech for his role in Joker.
Senior members of the Audi Community Business Forum gathered at Cinema City Glilot to view a screening of the movie, The Collini Case.
Israeli author Amos Oz passed away a year ago.
"It's important for us to build a base here. It’s where we live and where we want to be.”
The musical production 'The Last Five Years' will be the group's final performance in their iconic venue.
Opening later this month, some of the works will be on display at the Israel Museum as part of the 'Shutters and Stairs: Elements of Modern Architecture in Contemporary Art' exhibition.
A complex story of suffering and hope from women who survived Siberian imprisonment
Maoz opens up about how this film was inspired by the hour in which he thought (incorrectly) that his daughter had been aboard a bus that was blown up by a suicide bomber in Tel Aviv.
Will emojis take us back to the days of cavemen’s drawings? This is where the new “dodo” or “mammoth” emojis might come in useful.
The CIA after 9/11
“Trees speak the same language,” she notes, “which is different from humans.”
Yes, we know that we have Tu Be’Av, but it is in the middle of the summer – and why not celebrate love twice a year?
We meet ultra-Orthodox couple Esther (Tali Osadchy) and Shmuli (Henry David) just after their arranged marriage.
In her new Petah Tikva exhibition, Keren Gueller shows how the Allies attempted to bring Imperial Japan to its knees using bats.
With the Oscars just around the corner, which nominee should get a much-converted award?
Pane e Vino excels in the categories of food, wine and service.
German opera singer graces the YMCA in Jerusalem for its 2020 Winter Mini Festival
How do you represent 45 stories up in a small theater space?
The plot of L’Elisir D’Amore revolves around peasant Nemorino, who falls in love with Adina, set in a 19th-century Italian village in summer.
The singing by both principals and the group called Liberation is top-notch
Lopez, who performed along with her daughter, Emme Maribel Muniz, and fellow pop diva, Shakira, visited Israel with her family and her fiance, Alex Rodriguez, in August.
Hitchcock reminisces about spending time as a kibbutz volunteer and missing a visit to the kibbutz by Bob Dylan
A movie so compelling that it gets you to empathize with even worst of gamblers.
Famed California rockers to headline Funkyard Tel Aviv Festival in June.
SodaStream commercial starring Bill Nye to appear just before Super Bowl half time
Loevy's first feature film, The Dead of Jaffa, will open in theaters throughout Israel on January 30
Simon & Schuster said the as-yet untitled book will be out in early October.
In the novel’s alternate history, Charles Lindbergh, the aviator-turned-antisemitic-populist, becomes president and stokes anti-Jewish fear throughout the US.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
The festival traditionally hosts shows, across a broad spectrum of artistic disciplines, with the February 10 batch located within the Koresh-Shushan-Shlomzion Hamalka quarter.
“Jews came from all over the world to this little tiny dot on the map. With every aliyah, we have a wave of that culture bringing their items. We have a huge, huge variety of items," said Orman.
uncovering dark, violent secrets through a new spin on on The Turn of the Screw
The 53-year-old Italian saxophonist will play five shows here alongside compatriot pianist Dado Moroni
In her solo as well as in her group works, Ingvartsen often employs nudity as in invitation to the audience to contend with their humanity, with the politics of the body and with the vulnerabilities
As a men’s fashion showcase, it’s exemplary.
If you’re a loud, opinionated older man with a Brooklyn accent, then Hollywood is calling – for you to play Bernie Sanders in an upcoming biopic.
The venerable Breslov hassid musician-actor Shuli Rand returns with more musical story telling
“I had learned Hebrew through the Israeli consulate at the ORT, so I could read and write and bumble along well enough to buy things and get places.”
Other Jewish presenters this year include Timothée Chalamet, the star of such films as Call Me By Your Name and Little Women, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, best known for Veep and Seinfeld.
It was the flu that finally broke me.
How to enjoy the attractions in the south of the country.
“Our hotels are situated in the best locations in Israel,” says Balbus. “The Opera Tel Aviv, for example, is just 20 steps away from the beach.
An interview with Yonnie Dror, master of wind instruments.
Buchatsky says that 80% of his book is based on his own experiences as a father.
After decades of ignoring financial problems, the theater is fighting to remain open. Changing views about corporate reorganizations may help.
We all know the story, right? Right.
Holocaust pictures would always be made, just as in the olden days Hollywood churned out cowboys vs Indians sagas.
Hydroponic gardening uses no soil, instead growing plants in a solution of water and nutrients
Many Israelis have a problem with Richard Wagner an unlikeable man, with his despicable views, a user and betrayer of women, wrote some of the world’s most divine music
Ra’anana’s Center Stage presents ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’
Sam Mendes won the top prize for direction of a feature film, for his World War I epic, 1917.
An offshore patrol vessel built by Israel Shipyards, that was recently purchased by the Honduran Navy, was officially featured in the Central American country.
Har’el used her win for the critically acclaimed coming-of-age drama written by and starring Shia LaBeouf to make a passionate plea for women directors who lost their health insurance.
Hannan Abu-Hussein explores such loaded issues as violence against women and the complexities of Arab-Israeli relations in ‘My Body-Soul-Honor-Property,’ currently at the Givat Haviva Art Gallery.
The couple celebrated the baby’s bris at their home with close friends and immediate family.
“It’s delightful and delicious but I’ve got a big life,” she said.
Jerusalem Post readers send us their snaps and shots from the week.
Cafe Europa introduces lunch, discontinues pinchos and aperitivo
Gershwin music and Marx Brothers comedy resonate and amuse on a stage near you
The exhibition title, “Trespassing,” spells out much of the guiding intent behind the show.
Though I’ve always loved to sing, I was a secret singer for most of my life.
All conscious Jews share the one great tragedy that befell our people in Europe, the Shoah – the catastrophe – in English, the Holocaust.
Jewish wisdom and culture remain an important source of inspiration for Tzur. “I am an atheist but have musician friends in Jerusalem who combine religious life with creativity."