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Israeli actresses Alena Yiv, left, and Shira Haas play a mother and daughter in "Asia," an award-win

Shira Haas gives life to a devastating illness in Israeli film ‘Asia’

In the starkly photographed, minimalist film, Haas plays Vika, a tough yet sensitive kid struggling from a degenerative neurological disease.

By SIMI HORWITZ/JTA
10/06/2021

Shira Haas, Amit Rahav and documentary series win Spirit Awards

The two Israeli stars of the Netflix miniseries 'Unorthodox,' Shira Haas and Amit Rahav, won Best Female Performance in a Scripted Series and Best Male Performance in a Scripted Series.

Grapevine, April 10, 2021: Pure Gold(a)

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

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Before Helen Mirren, here are 7 actors who played Israeli prime ministers

It won’t be the first time that Meir has been portrayed in a big production. But Israeli prime ministers beyond Meir haven’t exactly hogged screen time in Hollywood productions over the years.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
10/04/2021

Shira Haas to star in new show about Golda Meir

Barbra Streisand will executive produce Lioness, a drama series about the life of Meir.

Shira Haas at the Golden Globes

Shira Haas loses Golden Globes award to Taylor-Joy from Queen’s Gambit

Haas, who went to Los Angeles to take part in the event, accompanied by her agent, Zohar Yakobson, said Saturday night that she "feels immense pride as an Israeli actress."

Lior Ashkenazi to star in new movie

The film, which is currently shooting, is being produced by Efrat Cohen (The Dive) of Tel Aviv University’s Gaudeamus Productions.

Jon Ossoff, Shira Haas and Doja Cat make Time’s 100 emerging leaders list

Ossoff, the millennial who was sworn into Congress with multiple totems of his heritage, helped Democrats regain control of the Senate along with fellow Georgian Raphael Warnock.

By GABE FRIEDMAN
19/02/2021

Unorthodox star and Israeli actress Shira Haas receives Golden Globe nod

Israeli actress Shira Haas received a nomination for a Golden Globe in the category of Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV movie for her performance in the Netflix series, Unorthodox.

Asia wins the Ophir Award and will represent Israel at the Oscars

Shira Haas wins Best Supporting Actress Ophir Award

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