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Michelangelo’s wide artistic range included masterpieces of fresco paintings, such as the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
Mendes-Flohr’s new exhibition runs until the end of September at the Agripas 12 Gallery near Mahaneh Yehuda.
‘I’ve reinvented myself many times. When I was 50, I hadn’t practiced classical music in 30 years’.
The exhibitors include couple – in life and studies/work – Yul Shif and Nimrod Landsman’s “Since We Are Never Even Here” video creation, which digs deep into the recesses of the Internet.
Jane Labaton - From Heaton, UK to Jerusalem, 1982
A private investigator faces the question in "Once You Go This Far."
The scrolls, which are considered among the oldest Biblical era documents in existence, yielded so much proof of Jewish history.
My friend Shira Mushkin photographs tombstones, where she finds a different kind of beauty.
My father left a nearly finished version of that book, The Bell Tower, on his computer, which my brother, Dave, emailed to me following my father’s death.
The ACAC has become a space for exploring ancient water collecting methods, cherishing social relations and offering a new path forward in Arad’s cultural importance.
By using humor as their weapon, Rosen and Sela are forcing gallery-goers to ponder the policies of various modern-day leaders.
Adi Fluman and Irma Blank’s techniques and themes couldn’t seem more different. A closer look reveals that both produced art that asks, through objects and words, how memories come into being.
While other animals are hunted for things such as food, fur or their fangs, lions are often hunted by people who are trying to prove their bravery to others.
In order to allow people to go out during this summer, the KKL-JNF has organized several activities for the people of Israel.
Social distancing and online events won’t prevent the September gala from going ahead
The move follows the reopening of the city's legendary drive-in theater, and will be held in accordance with the Health Ministry's 'Purple Ribbon' standards.
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer confirmed the news on Thursday.
The song is the second produced with Loretta Kay Feld, the first being 'Keep America Singing,' and the fifth released on Muimui Guitargirl's YouTube channel.
The producers are hoping that Tehran can draw an international audience once it debuts on Apple and that it will become a talked-about hit the way Fauda and Shtisel have.
The Gesher Theater is using the current coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to present past productions as well as more recent ones, hoping to entertain its fans and to attract new audiences.
'Manayak' is about corruption within the police force.
'Manayak' is a gritty police drama running Sundays, Monday at 9:15 p.m.
Mengele’s background, the study of medicine and anthropology, was well suited to Nazi ideology.
Creating a parallel world to traditional English theater
Ben really should get up and have something to eat, but... he’s a soldier now. He’s earned the sleep.
It’s no secret that for more than a decade now, Hollywood has turned toward Israel to look for new show formats that could be adapted well for English-language audiences.
Ben-Ari, who likes to work in all genres of music, is currently exploring African sounds.
The roster takes in almost every genre and style on offer across the broad spectrum of the Israeli pop, rock and ethnic music.
Grappling with topics such as the urban experience and sexual self-expression, some of the projects hit the aesthetic mark while others remain a mere promise.
The channel’s new series, the gripping and suspenseful Manayak (Hebrew slang for snitch or rat), is about corruption within the police force, and is perfectly in tune with the current moment.
Many in the report have expressed their anger at the high prices currently presented on the market, with some people interviewed saying most of the product is unusable.
“The PianoWebFest is all about international, online communication.”
The singer has promised fans a special surprise now that the goal has been met.
The competition, to take place in Tel Aviv, will be held under the artistic direction of pianist Ariel Cohen.
Any idea that this is a lightweight venture designed to titillate children and their parents is immediately stopped in its tracks.
Listening to Noya Sol, even after just a couple of bars into whichever number she is singing, conveys irrefutably that she is a roots die-hard.
If you feel that Tu Be’av is just an annoying way to make single people feel bad for an extra day, you can watch Sunset Blvd., which is showing on Yes 3 at 6:25 p.m. on August 4.
Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win it twice, and the only person to win it in two different fields.
While not all the exhibitors are residents of the capital, there is plenty in the way of locally fueled vibes across the 13 exhibitions incorporated in the festival purview.
Sacks turns the reading of such an inflammatory topic into a discussion one can honestly ponder upon.
To this day, Tisha B’Av is a day for mourning these national tragedies. Traditionally observant Jews mark it by fasting and refraining from worldly pleasures.
Among the brave pioneers is the Vertigo Dance Company.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
"I hope I can give people in the community a sense that someone is standing for them."
While hundreds of thousands of entertainment-industry workers have been badly hurt by the novel coronavirus crisis’s impact on film and television here, a lucky few have found employment.
Ben-Haim always intrigued me. His TV reports about the haredi (ultra-Orthodox) in general and Shas in particular have always been highly informative and produced with deep insight and empathy.
Boasting amazing traditional bakeries and tea houses, as well as modern day chef restaurants, and lively street life, Nazareth holds a promise for better and more peaceful life in our region.
It is only in the past decade that paper artists have received the credit and attention they deserve.
Isn’t that what the photographer does? He or she documents “the situation,” naturally with their own personal creative slant.
Craving connection and with time on their hands, Jews have been attending online courses with intense devotion.
'The Day the Animals Triumphed over the Coronas' was written with a purpose.
The story of the Banai family and their impact on Israeli culture
Yesh Matsav opened at the Basis for Art and Culture gallery in Herzliya Pituach last Friday.
It’s about time Israelis take advantage of luxury hotels right in their own backyards
The Southern Golan Heights area offers an opportunity to get some fresh air and cool breeze, enjoy some wet activities and good food while staying safe.
"When Av returns, we diminish joy."
Any season is a great time to get over to the desert.
Lionsgate holds distribution rights to the original Dirty Dancing films, which include the 2004 prequel Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.
Rest in Peace, Mike, and thanks for all you have done.
A Mediterranean marriage made in heaven
"I think that's very relevant to the current situation. In times like this we all need to remember that we can rely on those around us for a helping hand."
"Why did those ancient populations invest a lot of resources in quarrying and digging water cisterns in a sparse area without natural vegetation?”
If you’re looking for something a little more relatable, try Borgen, a Danish series that already ran in Israel a few years ago, but which now is on Netflix with English translation.
It isn’t something you can buy, no matter how rich you are. It springs from the heart, and we just call it love.
Eilat boasts of a myriad of cultural gems that many Israeli tourists don’t even know about.
Jews worldwide have reclaimed the #JewishPrivilege hashtag from white supremacists, using it to tell their family's stories.
The Jerusalem Film Festival was originally planned for mid-July but was postponed until August due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The virtual meeting with the Oscar winning actor and director was organized by Ido Aharoni, a graduate of TAU, former Israeli consul in New York and currently a lecturer at New York University.
Much of “The Vigil” appears to be in Yiddish, and it stars actors who have previously appeared in Jewish-themed productions.
After one century of offering informal education to Hebrew youth across the country, the movement faces extreme uncertainty due to government actions.
The 'Zoom Out' global e-summit on July 13-14, brings together international educators and EdTech executives with the aim of re-imagining the future of education in the coronavirus era.
The video features a number of Israel's most prominent celebrities.
The German-language film with English subtitles will be released July 10 via Kino Lorber, which shares revenue with local theaters.
Now first principal viola player of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerusalem-born Grosz is a seasoned campaigner.
Television highlights of the week.
Else Lasker-Schüler is considered to be one of the greats of German poetry, a bohemian artist who corresponded with many of the most prominent cultural figures of her time.
The huppah is considered a symbol of God’s love above the married couple. The traditional huppah features an open sky above acknowledging God as Creator, who infuses marriage with deep spirituality.
In Keep Saying Their Names, Simon Stranger tries to postpone the second death of Hirsch Komissar, his great-grandfather-in-law, a Norwegian Jew murdered by the Gestapo in 1942.
The so-called Ritchie Boys have been celebrated in books and documentaries for their critical contribution to military intelligence during World War II.
Even though I’ve been making a great effort recently to avoid crowded and noisy places, I decided to check out what Israel’s southernmost city has to offer.
The synagogue has been featured on postage stamps to note historical events and to demonstrate Israel’s relationship with other countries.
Nosh on schnitzel, brush up on Freud and be dazzled by Beethoven.
The new core exhibition will expand the museum’s exploration of Jewish culture, identity and spirituality.
“The wind inspires creativity as it blows across the desert.”
The memorial garden at ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran has been dedicated to Rhoda Fischer.
Ze’evi trained in the local Judo club in his neighborhood, together with his older brother, Roni, who was the club’s first local gold medal winner in the Israeli Judo Championships.
“All of us has a story that defines us and makes us realize we are part of a bigger picture. We are blessed to be part of the family of the Jewish people."
Internationally-known pianist Asaf Kleinman joins from his home in Austria.
The protesters were either unaware of or decided to ignore the revived connotations the noose has in the current racial struggles taking place in the United States.
Barzilai had posted the picture — a white note on a black background — on Monday night and removed it on Tuesday morning.
The tension between secular and religious Israeli society has existed since before the country was founded and remains a contentious societal dividing line.
Tom Segev's newest book, A State at Any Cost, is a biography of Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, and has sparked quite a bit of controversy in Israel.
Esteban Alterman, who died at home in Jerusalem on June 20, was a warrior and a perfectionist. A brilliant photographer, he battled his illness and continued shooting until he could no longer.
The movie was directed by Brandon Trost, a cinematographer making his feature-film directorial debut, and was written by Saturday Night Live writer Simon Rich.
The Market House only reopened to guests on May 28, after a period of closure due to coronavirus restrictions, but hopes to make up for lost time.