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Theater and club owners can apply for federal relief — on Shabbat

Jews in the live-events industry who don’t use electronics or engage in work on Shabbat said it puts them at a disadvantage for the first-come, first-serve COVID-19 relief grants.


The ‘Sound of Music’ returns to the Negev after COVID-19 delay

The 2020 run of the show, like so many others in the country, was cut short last March when COVID-19 darkened Israel’s stages.


Habima to be owned by Tel Aviv municipality following financial crisis

This comes after years of serious conflicts and a massive financial deficit of over NIS 100 million.


Jewish actress Maia Morgenstern received death threats on Passover

In an email, the author threatens to violently kill Morgenstern and her children, as well as set fire to the Jewish theater and its staff.


'Prince of Egypt' West End musical to resume shows in July

For the first two months of its run, the play will operate under social distancing regulations, until they are legally lifted on September 6.


Di Fir Kashes? National Yiddish Theatre to co-present 'Third Seder' for Passover

"We hope this virtual offering will allow people from Melbourne to Manhattan an opportunity to incorporate songs or poems from our seder into their own family Passover celebrations."

The show must go on: Waiting for Israel's larger movie theaters to open

In the meantime, smaller chains and cinematheques are up and running.

Israeli one-man show festival relaunches amid mourning for its creator

Teatronetto Festival relaunches in a flurry of renewal and heartache as one of Yaakov Agmon’s final requests before his passing.

CINEMA CITY in Jerusalem. Will it once again be filled with movie-goers?

Coronavirus in Israel: Movie theaters struggle to reopen

Government-subsidized culture institutions have received aid packages, while movie theaters have not.

Back to life: Health Ministry launches campaign to encourage vaccination

Passport holders will be able to go out to restaurants with friends again, go to the gym, attend rock concerts and "sing along with every word," as well as go to cinemas and theaters.

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