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Groff, who appeared in such shows as Glee, Mindhunter and Looking, will be starring in a new series created by Israeli director Eytan Fox.
“It is such a special place. You get audiences there that I would never be able to access in other places. There is a unique atmosphere there.”
LP has released four albums since 2001 and has written songs for Rihanna (“Cheers - Drink to That”) and Christina Aguilera (“Beautiful People”), among others.
Dozens of dancers, artists, friends and fans gathered to visit the latest addition to the re-awakened art scene with cultural events returning to full swing after a year of COVID-19 restrictions.
Israeli superstar to ‘Post’: Their determination surprised me and inspired me
Conductor Dan Ettinger, with his well-coiffed head of white hair and sparkling energy, was a marvel to behold as he led the musicians on a no-holds-barred 90-minute performance.
The prize winners are Juan Perez Floristan from Spain (1st Prize), Shiori Kuwahara of Japan (2nd Prize) and Cunmo Yin from China (3rd Prize)
Israeli Television Academy award winner Nir Berger (Dead End) and Atara Frish (Heroine), created the series and Frish is also the director.
Tickets, beginning at NIS 260, go on sale May 11.
What is going on in Israel's capital this week?
Jerusalem’s story covers thousands of years, but this segment began in 1948.
The ‘Holocaust or Hope Mini Museum and Escape Room’ takes a completely different approach from what most people would expect.
This month, Fresco Dance Company will finally premiere 'O.K-19', which is comprised of On by Adi Salant and Kapow by Eyal Dadon.
From Shlomo Carlebach to Debbie Friedman to Yiddish tunes, there is a vast history to explore.
‘The Sabra symbolizes our attempt to create a figure who is the complete opposite of the weak Diaspora Jew’
Even when lockdowns, prohibitions on gatherings and other pandemic constraints are not in place, Jerusalem’s minor league purveyors of cultural wares have a hard time balancing the books.
Persian music and Persian culture are central to Jahanforooz’s very being and not just in a pure artistic sense.
A new online course called “The Art of Chutzpah,” teaches users how to become more confident, courageous, and resilient.
The concert will take place at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art in the framework of Museum’s chamber series and will be repeated in Ness Ziona Pais Art Center next night.
The festival's 60th iteration will take place June 3-19.
The book is accompanied by works created by 20 different artists inspired by the women. Each artist created a unique work following the life story of each survivor.
From the mid-1980s until the early 2000s, the couple were a veritable hit-making factory with twin solo careers that soared.
Hitchcock’s undeniable misogyny may soon make him and his work a target of the cancel culture
Summer Snow will be performed at the Suzanne Dellal Center on May 4-6, 28-31, June 1, 10-12, 17-19.
The program, called Fellini in Color, features 12 of his films that have been digitally renewed and which will be shown on the big screen in Israel for the first time.
The heart of the book engages the reader with chapters that go back and forth in time.
The festival features films on architecture, visual arts, protest art, poetry and literature, theater, dance, cinema on cinema and music, as well as an Israeli program and a short-film competition.
The debut novel, Meet Me in Another Life, which just came out in the US on Wednesday, is also listed as No. 3 in “LGBT Thrillers” and No. 6 in “LGBT Science Fiction.”
The concerts will be live-streamed on arims.org.il as well as on eventim.co.il/Arthur. Tickets are required.
Raz has appeared in other Netflix projects such as 6 Underground, but this is the first time he is the central character on an original Netflix series.
Kornowski will play Sarah, a woman living in Jerusalem who finds herself on the war’s front lines.
Safran Foer was something of a wunderkind, bursting onto the global literary stage in 2002, at the tender age of 25 with his well-received debut offering, Everything Is Illuminated.
The film to be released Thursday at Tel Aviv Cinematheque, Movielands in Karmiel, Netanya, Haifa.
Tickets that had been sold already would be good for whatever new date would be set.
Shows will take place November 4 and 5 at Menorah Mivtachim Hall in Tel Aviv.
Nomadland, a poetic look at older Americans who choose an itinerant lifestyle, won Best Picture as expected.
The secondary prizes each came with NIS 10,000, while the top prize came with NIS 50,000.
The festival kicks off this weekend with flamenco hits from ‘The Woman with Me’
Umbrellas will be hung from Maccabi Mutsri Square and will extend to the Hamashbir department store on King George Street, and they will remain there until the end of Sukkot.
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.
Exhibition was created under the patronage of Chief of General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces Gen. Aleš Opata, and the Metropolitan Archbishop of Prague, the Czech Primate Dominic Cardinal Duka OP.
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.
Dan Ettinger is certainly giving his first gig here since the virus outbreak every chance of bringing home the kosher bacon.
Israeli writers taking part include David Grossman, Meir Shalev, Etgar Keret, Eshkol Nevo, Dror Mishani, Zeruya Shalev and Agi Mishol.
There has been a long list of “new” terms that have irked me, starting from day one and “flattening the curve.”
Audio drama’s special quality? It builds a private, exclusive picture in the mind of each audience member.
The showbiz community was one of the worst-hit sectors of life here during the seemingly interminable pandemic lockdown period, and folks who like to get a regular dosage are looking forward.
38-year-old Adam Ben Ezra offers intriguing, rhythmic renditions at this weekend’s music celebration
Lerner’s 2011 documentary “Hell and Back Again” about a soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder was nominated for an Oscar in 2012.
The aim of this year’s show is to explore the theme of multicultural cooperation and the role of art as a bridge between peoples, places and of ideas in order to develop a transcultural dialogue.
The event will take place as part of Israeli Culture Month, initiated by the World Zionist Organization.
Inspired by science fiction, the exhibition is not about the genre as much as it “employs science fiction to discuss dystopia.”
This series about “new” Jews will likely enlighten, entertain, annoy and offend viewers in different ways, but it does present a varied and interesting portrait of American-Jewish life.
Michael Aloni will be interviewed by Danna Stern, Managing Director of Israel’s yes Studios, who Hollywood Reporter credits with “turning Israel into a global television powerhouse.”
The title of the new work, Arlozorov 178, was, naturally, spawned by Zehavi’s home address, wherein it was scored.
Digital art is the ideal medium to strike a balance between accessibility and exclusivity.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
Even those who don’t generally watch television at all, let alone Israeli TV, have been caught up in the phenomenon that is Shtisel.
For the third attempt, the company has decided to return to its ‘Plan A’ and hold the performances on the stage of the Suzanne Dellal Center.
Etgar’s swansong is called “Life/ Still Life/ Land” and, true to the museum’s enduring sociopolitical purview, takes a sober and unblinking look at the acerbic side of society here.
For more information and to order tickets, go to jfc.org.il
The epic series is scheduled to launch on Yes TV in Israel in early summer.
We could not pretend to cover the wide scope of Leibler’s life, as Suzanne D. Rutland did in her new book, 'Lone Voice: The Wars of Isi Leibler,' but rather focus on his essence.
The Orchestra’s opening concert was conducted by Arturo Toscanini, the greatest conductor of his time, in Tel Aviv on December 26, 1936.
Marks another milestone in her career.
Resist the temptation to blow off steam at whatever moves.
While Maayan Rabani Neeman is not happy with the remuneration shortfall, she is far more concerned with the physical abuse meted out to women on a regular basis around the world
Despite the long break in performing, the choir members didn’t sit in despair during the drought season with their mouths tightly shut.
There is no single way to convey feelings. That certainly holds true when trying to sum up a person’s life, and their accrued emotional baggage and legacy, in a matter of just a few minutes.
Some 21 Israelis made this year's list, with Stef Wertheimer at the top.
Perhaps the sagest advice of how to enjoy yourself on Yom Ha’atzma’ut was found on a 6th century BCE wine chalice discovered in Cyprus. 'Be Happy, Drink Well.'
Participating nations included Sudan, Morocco, Indonesia, Abu Dhabi and others who do not have diplomatic ties with Israel.
The focus of the movie will be the drama of and high-stakes nature of Meir's decisions during the Yom Kippur war.
The film will also be shown at the Jerusalem Theater from April 7 to10 and at the Haifa Cinematheque on April 8.
The festival is one of Israel's biggest music events since COVID-19 lockdown restrictions were eased.
The gallery represents 35 local artists, many of whom are new immigrants.
Rashid Al Khalifa, Almagul Menlibayeva among fascinating global artists taking part in Haifa’s upcoming Mediterranean Biennale
VERTIGO – POWER OF BALANCE: Shape On Us. Choreography: Sharon Fridman. Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel Aviv
Jewish-Mexican artist Yishai Jusidman offers a new way to see the horrors of the Holocaust often thought of as too terrible to depict.
Israelis who have been vaccinated may enter Georgia with an English certificate proving their vaccination, since the country accepts Israel's green passport.
These upcoming tours will cover the nation's most important landmarks in an attempt to follow the footsteps of the soldiers and victims who sacrificed their lives to protect them.
The series will also receive an English language remake which will air on Amazon.
Last year during Passover, the virus was raging across the world. Stay-at-home-orders were given across the United States and countries were going on complete lockdown.
Ilan Yagoda’s documentary shows music as a great equalizer
As my paternal grandparents came from a lower-middle-class background, blending ground beef with matzah was considered basic, cheap cuisine.
Veteran Pnini finds De Zeeuw for last-gasp winner to secure overtime victory over Casa Brindisi
Listening to her Holocaust stories, memories that are very blurred, one could think this is the reason for what we see in her paintings.
Here are the top recommended things to see and do in Acre this Passover.
Pilkey apologized and said he would donate the profits from the book to various groups meant to advance Asian-Americans and diversity in publishing.
The Internet Movie Database, owned by an Amazon daughter company, reported the Israeli-born film star as having been born in Palestine before changing the location back to Israel.
Grants will be funded by his $1 million Genesis Prize award, as well as a matching $1 million contribution made by Spielberg and Kate Capshaw.
Around 400 entries and concepts were submitted initially; a selection committee headed by artist Ilana Gur cut the list down to 30 total.
The Jerusalem Artists’ House has made a habit of putting some envelope-pushing stuff out there, featuring established artists and newcomers taking their first collection steps alike.
We protect our wildflowers in Israel, particularly rare and endangered species.
All of Israel’s many and varied nature reserves will be holding special activities and tours, and visitors are welcome to register ahead of time.