culture

Israeli civic society is our 'north star,' Blinken tells grassroot organizers

Blinken sat down with leaders of grassroots organizations at the Israeli-Palestinian arts center Feel Beit, a cross point between Jerusalem's Jewish and Arab neighborhoods.

Which books topped this year’s Sydney Taylor Jewish children’s book awards?

The Sydney Taylor Book Awards are awarded annually to outstanding works of Jewish literature for children.

By PENNY SCHWART/ JTA
31/01/2023

Sundance documentary ‘Under G-d’ details the Jewish legal response to the Dobbs decision

Filmmaker Paula Eiselt found a Jewish angle: the rabbis and Jewish organizations who are helping lead the charge in bringing lawsuits against the Dobbs decision.

By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
24/01/2023
David Bowie

A London museum is seeking David Bowie’s dress for an exhibit on Jews in the UK fashion industry

The Museum of London Docklands documents the city’s history as a port town, telling the stories of those who arrived on the River Thames

By DAVID I. KLEIN/JTA
24/01/2023
Likud parliament member Miki Zohar reacts during an arrangements committee meeting at the Knesset, t

Netanyahu overrides Zohar, says Shabbat cultural activities will not change

Culture and Sports Minister MK Miki Zohar defended his actions after receiving criticism for freezing events on Shabbat.

Miki Zohar

Gov't freezing subsidized cultural events on Shabbat

The initiative behind the subsidized events included a special budget to make them accessible for those who observe Shabbat.

Music director Leon Botstein is back with Mahler and Bach

Former JSO conductor Leon Botstein returns to Jerusalem for a Mahler bash

19/01/2023
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