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Two series from Israel and abroad examine life in today’s bizarre and often scary reality.
Using the story of Beresheet as its background, To the Moon on a Plastic Bottle traces how Israel’s unique cultural style has made the country a world leader in technology.
How different will people’s next vacation here in Israel or somewhere overseas look this year? Will they continue to go to the same places they go to every year?
Today, with refugees flooding in to so many countries, this accolade to a refugee legacy is particularly poignant.
Despite coronavirus lockdown, Lisa Rich found a new outlet – taking family photos outside the front doors, balconies and porches of peoples’ homes and apartments.
Being selected for the festival this year means that the film can be promoted as an “Official Cannes Selection,” which confers prestige and can help the film attract audiences.
The current cast of “Perforated Earth” includes 14 performers and three musicians.
Festa della Repubblica is marked on June 2 annually, this year, the Israeli Cinémathèque offers people to watch online Italian films.
The service is offering its Hebrew-language series with English titles so English-speakers won’t have to wait years for the series to pop up with English translations on Netflix or other services.
“Bibi,” the longtime Israeli prime minister’s ubiquitous nickname, will be based on the bestselling biography “The Netanyahu Years” written by veteran Israeli journalist Ben Caspit.
The post also referenced the events regarding the killing of George Floyd by a police officer, and included several hashtags of "HumanRights" and "fighting for justice."
About 50% of all visitors to hotels are tourists, which means that without them, it is nearly impossible to maintain the everyday operational fees that the hotels require.
Similar artifacts have been uncovered over the years in several locations in Israel, including Caesarea and Beit Shean.
Shaul Mizrahi: Gov’t won’t let me reopen, won’t compensate
A large cohort feels that a remake of Fiddler was unnecessary at best and sacrilege at worst.
The children's book gives children a glimpse into the lives of their parents and the struggle for equal rights.
The British actor who took on the role of Superman in 'Man of Steel' hinted that talks are being held about him reprising the role in a future film.
Four Detroit medical professionals dressed as Wonder Woman spoke with Good Morning America host T. J. Holmes over video chat when they were surprised by real-life Wonder Woman Gal Gadot.
Choreographer Yasmeen Godder invited 50 people to imprint their bodies on cloth as a means to give human bodies their presence again.
Schmaltz, Yiddish for chicken fat, was used instead of oil in Eastern European Jewish cooking, Ephraim Greenblatt says.
Whenever we peruse the extensive menu, we always plump for the sticky chicken wings as a starter, no matter what other goodies are offered.
On Wednesday, many eateries around the country resumed regular operations – with restrictions.
It was during this confusing period that Rina Schenfeld was informed that she had won the prestigious Rosenblum Prize for the Performing Arts in the lifetime achievement category.
As they contemplate opening their doors after Shavuot, museums around the country are still putting the pieces together.
The Pride Revolution, a three-part documentary series on KAN 11 on the LGBT community in Israel, begins running on Saturday nights at 9:15 starting May 30.
A valuable manual for those pre-marriage, long-marrieds to find help
Refugee issue has no legitimate historical precedent or international parallel.
The controversial video gained negative traction once it had aired owing to the fact that she is a popular public figure and was seen wearing a foreign army's uniform.
The donation is the latest contribution to the university's broader mission of community building and urban development across northern Israel.
The Jerusalem Film Festival is one of 21 international festivals from 35 countries.
Even the song's title, translated as "Distancing is Love," is a reference to a speech given by Netanyahu on March 17th, when the world was only just starting to realize the scope of the Coronavirus.
"In Eilat there is the highest rate of domestic tourism - 90%. For hotels based also on foreign tourism, the recovery will take a long time."
In one of her poems, Schenfeld writes, “Word replaced movement. Threw it out the door.”
One of the best-known Israeli cartoonists encourages his students at the Bezalel Academy of Art to draw about their shutdown experience
The movie industry is feeling the pressure acutely because the big summer releases, such as Wonder Woman 1984 with Gal Gadot, have been postponed until at least the fall.
Imri Elia, a resident of Kibbutz Niri, found the small engraved clay plate featuring two human figures near Tel Jemmeh.
The CoPro Market, which is celebrating its 22nd year, normally takes place in Tel Aviv.
Israel Portnoy recovers from last year’s devastating fire in Mevo Modi’im with the help of his music.
The already fun to watch video is enhanced for viewers by her singing through the whole clip.
Why not spend part of your “free time” at home brushing up on some of your bubbe and zayde’s favorite Yiddish words?
Hapoel Beersheba’s Israeli-American captain Spencer Weisz documents his travels, excited to hoop
Musical director Ariel Zuckerman mixes tried and tested nuggets alongside music with here-and-now vibes
The remake, based on the 1985 animated show She-Ra Princess of Power, delighted many old fans, won a bunch of new ones.
There are a lot of older shows on which to binge, but in terms of new offerings, most of the networks are running out of steam.
A full 20 works, produced by Bezalel students and graduates, have been brightening up a corner of New York’s Times Square since just prior to the corona outbreak.
The book plunges us into a trial and an exploration of various human desires – for sex, money, recognition, revenge – and the price that must be paid for them.
Top Israeli musicians will perform in a concert by the Old City Walls and the Tower of David on Thursday night.
Just like the live shows, the event will open up for a question and answer session.
The digital lineup incorporates 28 artists, all Tel Aviv residents, who engage in four broadly delineated sonic genres: indie-folk-rock, electronic, jazz and experimental.
“Normally we’d have a red carpet with lots of press and a big reception with cocktails. We’ll try to keep a bit of the flavor of that.”
The videos available on the project's website are free of charge and available at closeupjlm.co.il.
One less hailed Israeli show that you definitely should be watching is called “Hashoter Hatov” — Hebrew for “The Good Cop.”
The full roster takes in online transmissions of classes, workshops, lectures, discussions and music shows on a range of digital platforms.
In spite of the disappointing cancellation, Alene, a charismatic new star who is the first Israeli Eurovision contestant of Ethiopian descent, has remained upbeat.
More than 700 workers, including musicians, lighting technicians, sound engineers and stage managers will receive the grant.
“If we look at food remains in Jewish settlements from the same period, we see very different species,” Pines, whose expertise is in the field of zoo-archaeology, told the Post.
Each of the items on the platter I received was excellent. Each can be ordered separately as well. They are finger-food appetizers and beautiful looking as well as tasting.
As restaurants make plans to reopen, many are enjoying increased take-away business.
Popcorn, Coca-Cola and disinfectant-gel.
It seems sad to think that in this instance, Seinfeld is riffing on a problem that has become a public-health crisis rather than a laughing matter.
A stroll on the security road that faces Jerusalem reveals a treasure trove of wild flowers that dazzle with their amazing colors and scientific facts.
Old City Christian Arabs vented their ire at Theophilos some two-and-a-half years ago when it was learned that he had sold property near the Jaffa Gate to Israeli Jews.
Exiles from Nazi Germany when Hollywood was born.
A new era for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
After exhaustive discussions, the Israel Professional Enology Viticulture Organization (IPEVO) has published its own “Land of Israel Wine Map.”
The fest begins on Tuesday, May 19 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time, and concludes on Thursday, May 28, which is also Erev Shavuot.
"I really value it, not only as our cultural tradition but also as a creative force."
In addition, the museum is holding a competition for one family to win spending a night at the museum sleeping in luxurious “glamping” tent under the Jerusalem skies.
Nick Cave, Morrissey only artists to reschedule Israel shows for 2021.
The Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature recognizes the unique role of contemporary writers in the examination and transmission of the Jewish experience.
The Nirvana frontman recorded the "Unplugged" session in November 1993. He was found dead, aged 27, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his Seattle home in April 1994.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Moriah Films division has launched a weekly short film series called Courage+Valor: Stories That Inspire.
Elton John called Richard “without doubt... my biggest influence. Seeing him live in my teens was the most exciting event in my life at that point.”
He had a wonderful eye for color, didn’t shy away from chintz curtains and flocked wallpaper where necessary, but always produced a contemporary look.
Those in the know say some 200,000 Israelis across the nation attend regular Israeli folk dance, including public and private sessions called harkadot, on beachfronts, sports facilities and more.
Mordecai ben David, Yaakov Shweky and Ishay Ribo will perform together for the first time in a three-hour show.
Rafaeli is one of the few truly fine restaurants in Netanya that are supplying customers with home deliveries.
On Tuesday, International Museum Day, which this year coincides with Lag Ba’omer, the digital offerings ante will climb several notches.
Three just-released female-centric, coming-of-age movies and series focusing on minorities - The Half of It, Never Have I Ever and Betty - fit this bill.
The organizers of the festival want to emphasize that Docu Stream is meant to complement and not to replace Docaviv, which has been rescheduled for September.
The heritage and destruction of what was lost in Sephardi Salonica.
The festival has been shifted to an online format and will run from May 10-13.
The stars we see every night on the news have taken the place of family – siblings, children and grandchildren – and of friends we can email but never see.
The performance will be available, at 1 p.m., on the Facebook pages and other digital platforms of both orchestras.
The parades were postponed until further notice to avoid the spread of the novel COVID-19.
During the festival viewers will be given the opportunity to donate to global organizations aiding people affected by the coronavirus.
For those of you who for some reason haven’t seen or heard of the 1998 movie — which has become the definition of a cult classic — it’s about a deadbeat called The Dude.
“IAC Care” initiative’s concert this Sunday will feature Idan Raichel, David Broza, Rotem Cohen, Shlomi Shabat, and Keren Peles, all of whom will be broadcasting from the confines of their homes.
Mystorin Theater reinvents itself in ‘Uncaged’ to create art during an age of social distancing
Ness Ziona’s rising star comments on lockdown frustration, National Team and what the future holds
Cast as the titular diplomat, Wagner Moura, the Brazilian actor who starred as Pablo Escobar in the crime series Narcos, shares Vieira de Mello’s good looks and embodies the intelligence and empathy that made the man so good at his job.
Whereas 10 years ago, interested parties had to travel to Israel to take a Gaga class, nowadays, teachers are spread throughout tens of countries.
There are intriguing sessions right across the four-day online agenda.
Free from the tyranny of wine experts