israel festival

Israel Festival revisited, online

All the shows in both festivals were shown via Zoom, live, in addition to their performance before restricted audiences at the actual events.

14/09/2020
YASMEEN GODDER’S ‘Exercising Empathy.’
Dancing amid the pandemic at the Israel Festival 2020

In the past months, we became Zoom experts.

By ORA BRAFMAN
07/09/2020
Israel Festival blasts off with tribute to Eric Siday

His name may not be instantly recognizable, but some of his work is considered an important milestone in the marketing world and, indeed, what we listen to across the musical soundboard.

06/09/2020
New theatrical performance revisits Eichmann trial 60 years on

Each member of the core performance triad approached the court case from a very different angle, thereby providing Dekel-Avneri with plenty of room for interpretive maneuver.

03/09/2020
Blue Zone to premiere at Israel Festival next month

In the work, the 12 dancers question and explore their perception of Zionism and of the role of the female Zionist. Their musings are accompanied by an original score by Avi Belleli.

By ORI J. LENKINSKI
27/08/2020
A montage of political cartoon faces drawn by Itamar Daube.
Animix’s 20th animation, comics and caricature festival to go online

The festival normally takes place at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque. Everything that can be moved online will be moved online this year.

Amid coronavirus crisis, Israel Festival to adapt and move forward

Social distancing and online events won’t prevent the September gala from going ahead

09/08/2020
At last, the Israel Festival is here

The members of the festival management board said the green light for an adjusted program was given following a meeting between the culture minister and finance minister.

08/06/2020
Israel Festival postponed for 1st time due to the coronavirus pandemic

The 59th edition of Israel Festival was meant to include Democracy in America by Romeo Castellucci and other important shows.

By HELEN KAYE
20/04/2020
Abidin Ensemble pays tribute to the poetry of Nazim Hikmet

The Abidin Ensemble will present some of the poems of Hikmet, set to music by Turkish composer Erdem Buri (1923–1993).

By ORI J. LENKINSKI
18/09/2019
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