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Don’t let a mere virus get in the way -- open a bottle of wine and bring a bit of civilized culture into your home.
Stern has traveled a long and winding musical, cultural and personal path since crossing the Pond.
“The Beit Avi Chai staff is continuously updating our special website for this period, and launching a new series of interactive online classes, lectures, programs for children and families."
What’s it like to get married in the midst of a pandemic? Increasingly restrictive directives from the Health Ministry are impacting weddings. ‘In Jerusalem’ spoke with some of those affected.
The report did not give actual hours of usage, but ranked YouTube Kids first, followed by Netflix. YouTube itself was in third place.
City Winery in New York, a branch of the City Winery chain, is offering a livestream event, The Downtown Seder 2020 at 6 p.m. ET on April 6.
"It is forbidden to go to the mall, it is forbidden to go to the supermarket, it is even forbidden to go to the gymboree!"
From HBO to Netflix, YES and CellcomTV, there is plenty to watch this Passover.
Schlesinger, 52, who grew up in a secular Jewish home, has been in an unnamed hospital in upstate New York for over a week.
The show was originally slated for the end of March, but was canceled due to the coronavirus.
Most of the scenes set among the hassidim are completely in Yiddish.
Horoscope for the month of April.
The events are intended to be either writing workshops or directed reading and will be open for free to the public.
The argument over which Miranda score was best was broken up by the man himself, in Hebrew.
Sometimes, nothing will do but a Jack Nicholson movie, but let’s concentrate on his lighter films.
One series I was definitely looking forward to was Freud, an Austrian show on Netflix. However, one episode in and I found it a bit disappointing.
One of the most watched songs is Corona is Here by the Lilo-Weisman family, made while in quarantine in Rehovot after a trip to Italy.
True to his reputation as a supportive figure, Raichel sent messages of support and togetherness, as he performed some of his most well known and uplifting songs.
In light of all the delays, it seems wildly optimistic to think that Wonder Woman 1984 will stick to its June date.
The decision was met with praise by the CEO of Fidel, which works to help integrate Ethiopian immigrants into Israeli society on an educational and social level.
The parodies range from political satire, memes, and joking about people who refuse to follow the Health Ministry guidelines
Labeling the video ‘cringe’ and ‘tone deaf,’ many were not charmed by celebrities who can retreat to their mansions when they ‘self isolate’ singing about imagining no possessions.
Many events and concerts have had to be cancelled due to the spread of the coronavirus. But it hasn't stopped many Israeli artists who have turned to live-streams to share their music.
The mask is supposed to be a more tasteful and comfortable alternative to those masks which are built to defend one from nuclear war and other chemical-related emergencies.
Of course, no one, as yet, can know if the Austrian event will be able to be held this year, but should that happen – and one can only pray that the pandemic will be consigned to memory by then.
Playing with the roles of artistic experience in ‘Deliberately Random.'
Long before coronavirus, Gerald Posner began writing Pharma.
This brilliant academic study includes an outstanding index and will be invaluable to students and researchers.
When love was based on the color of her skin.
"Maybe this coronavirus-enforced lockdown or slowdown is the perfect opportunity to make the best use we can of the unexpected furlough."
11 infectiously good reading suggestions briefly described and rated according to nightmare potential
One contestant named Paul Chagyan talked with Ynet over the weekend about the experience of leaving the show only to enter a quarantine in his real house.
Inspired by his ancestor and the rich history of this land, Duvshani is one of the artists to take part in the Shuttle art project now shaping up at the Raw Art Gallery.
"You can change the country in which you live, your religion, your language – even your gender. But the one thing that you can’t change is your ethnic identity."
When you can't go to the movies, these on demand options will entertain you.
These TV series will will help you get through the coronavirus pandemic.
“I thought it was an interesting artifact in the Rothian cannon,” Simon said in a telephone interview. “It was different from a lot of his works, but I thought America was beyond that moment."
Coffee-lovers were happy to hear that their extended stay at home will not deprive them of a good cup of Joe.
As the film shows, Hadid travels the world promoting his city – this month Ramallah became the twin city of Oxford, England – and calling for an end to what he calls Israel’s occupation of Palestine.
The Plot Against America is alt-history about what could have happened to a Jewish family in the early '40s if the antisemitic hero aviator Charles Lindbergh had beaten Roosevelt for the presidency.
'Red Notice,' which also stars Ryan Reynolds, is a movie about an international art theft and was budgeted at about $200 million, making it the most expensive Netflix film so far.
The missile barrages last November that drove residents of the south into shelters were a good dress rehearsal for the current health crisis.
The orchestra, led by Matan Daskal, Shalev Ne’eman and Tal Donner, recently returned to Israel from an enthusiastically received tour to four locations in India.
The poet won the Prime Minister's Award for Hebrew Writers twice, in 1989 and 2016 as well as the Bernstein Prize, in the Literary Criticism category.
An integral part of the classical training of an artist is the craft of portraiture.
In fact, it is not at all clear whether it will take place at some stage, or even if the festival will go ahead at its appointed slot of June 4-20.
There have been festival cancellations and drastic recalibrations across the board, with theaters closing the doors to the general public and sports events played without an audience.
Now a hale and hearty nonagenarian, he has been snapping away around his hometown for over seven decades, documenting some of the street level life this ancient city has accommodated and endured.
Writer/directors Shira Geffen and Etgar Keret will appear at the film festival to present episodes of their upcoming French-language series, The Middleman.
Choreographer Shiri Teicher created a dance without sight
Everything in between the opening and closing poked fun at all the usual targets — politics, celebrities and Fauda — but kept coming back to the virus.
The show promises to show the real lives of Mossad agents.
Golan is marrying Daniel Greenberg, a model and former Big Brother contestant who announced just days ago that she is expecting his child.
As a gesture to the music lovers in quarantine, the orchestra will broadcast a live concert for free.
Noga learns from family doctor Yair (Simcha Barbiro) that she is pregnant. What?!!! At her age? Preposterous!
New exhibit blends occult paintings and personal images.
Baritone singer Oded Reich and saxophone player Abatte Barihun among those expected to perform in the festival.
Iyad Al-Dajani: ‘Reconciliation is missing element in search for Mideast peace’
Some of these series, like Fauda and Our Boys, have already become available around the world, while others may be remade or distributed via streaming services in the future.
The festival will include many events, including workshops and panels with academics who will speak about the films.
The Epos Film Festival features documentary about children expelled from Israel to South Sudan
After two years’ work, Wolff has produced a stunning rendition of the Book of Ruth layered with platinum, gold and silver.
Based on biblical descriptions of the Temple, the model is comprised of a porch, holy place, the Holy of Holies, side chambers and galleries.
“If the virus isn’t contained in the next two months, it could have a long-term negative impact on the music scene in Israel, and the arts landscape in general,” said a music industry insider.
When asked by Kimmel if his parents approved of how he planned on spending the money, Burd unhesitatingly shook his head and said "no" as the audience laughed.
Their official title is: Stars of American Ballet - NYCB Principals and Soloists. A rather inflated title considering the result.
Morrissey has announced plans to return to Israel for the fourth time, for two shows in May
Robert Lantos speaks about bringing ‘The Song of Names’ to the screen.
A childhood friend recounts the singer’s Jewish roots all the way from summer camp to meeting the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
This Purim, as thousands of girls around the globe dress up as Wonder Woman, we shed more light on the myth and facts behind the fabled princess.
Herriotts started bringing the pickles he was making as a hobby into the office, to share with his colleagues. “They were inhaling them on sight, shaking me [demanding] more, more, more!”
Purim is the time for fun – for eating, drinking, carnivals, plays and gifts of food to friends and the poor. We celebrate it like a Feast of Fools, when we are permitted to masquerade in guises.
Held every year at the International Convention Center, The Association for Anime and Manga in Israel is Israel’s biggest annual confab focusing on Japanese culture.
Hundreds of caves in the Galilee have been identified as those described by Josephus almost 2,000 years ago.
Now that the management has introduced a new menu, Greg Café is also a very pleasant place for a light supper.
Studio brand extensions rarely feel this intimate, this personally unnerving.
Two much-awaited series are coming up on Netflix at the end of March.
Rousset says he is delighted to perform in the festival curtain-raiser, and to present works by two of the Baroque era’s most notable exponents.
Not only is “Dolittle” hasty, hectic and harried, but worse, it is utterly halfhearted.
Twice nominated for an Oscar, Knightley gives one of her strongest performances here, using her presence to create a convincing portrait of a courageous zealot who believes in right and wrong.
Living in the Middle East, we Israelis don’t get to see shows on Broadway as frequently as we might like. So luckily, Broadway brings some of its best to us.
This year’s plays are frequently hard-hitting and unsparing.
The International Narrative Competition is a section of the festival where Israeli films have always done well and two of the 10 films are from Israel this year.
Directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Sean Cheesman, the run is set to last 39 weeks, from February 5 to October 31, at the Dominion Theatre.
More than 130 filmmakers and other film industry professionals have signed a pledge to boycott TLVFest, the Tel Aviv International LGBT film festival
The vibe is laid back, the attendees are friendly to a fault and the setting is ideal.
The films are from all over the world and focus on women’s issues and women’s power to effect social, political, economic and cultural change.
At the recently concluded Berlin Film Festival, audiences were raving about The Attaché, two episodes of which were shown in a television section.
Speer worked in the early 1970s with Andrew Birkin, a screenwriter who has since written the screenplay for The Name of the Rose, to turn his book, Inside the Third Reich, into a screenplay.
Elmina, which means “beach port” in Arabic, provides four floors to guests, each floor providing an artistic experience.
Thi pre-spring vacation proved the right choice
Take a glass to the fifth-floor rooftop garden to chill or sunbathe; work off your snacks in the surprisingly large fitness center, complete with underground sauna.
He’s not a bad man, the king (Morris Cohen), he just wants his son back.
"We have decided together to cancel one performance so as not to put ourselves and our loved ones in danger."
And continuing in a different way, now that Osem will replace the popular snack's boy mascot with a girl in honor of International Woman's Day. Her introductory preview on YouTube has gone viral.