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Shamir remembered in new film

The filmmakers’ mission was to track Shamir’s driving personal quality which “was never about him, it was always about the Jewish people and Israel,” says Erez.

By KEN TOLTZ
31/07/2021

Cool breezes and heavenly stars in Mitzpe Ramon

A nightly stargazing festival is taking place this summer in Mitzpe Ramon every Thursday and Friday, from sunset into the night until August 27th.

By TALY SHARON
31/07/2021

Herbert Samuel Opera provides luxury, steps away from the beach

The hotel’s cutting-edge facilities, luxurious ambience, and an exceptional location guarantee to impress any guest.

By LAUREN MORGANBESSER
31/07/2021

Jewish entrepreneur David Fishof premiers 'Rock Camp' film in Jerusalem

Fishof, an Orthodox Jew from New York, became a sports agent and then a music promoter who worked with dozens of high-profile acts.

Tal Brody on the Olympic spirit and Ben & Jerry's boycott

JPost One-on-One weekly 'Zoomcast': Gil Hoffman talks to Israeli basketball legend Tal Brody about Israel's chances for more Olympic medals

29/07/2021

Israel Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra to perform last concert

This Sunday at 8 p.m., the orchestra will perform its last concert at the Tel Aviv Museum after shutting down due to COVID-19-induced financial straits.

29/07/2021
 An old-school relaunch of the cult 1970s bicycle in central England

Meet the leaders of women's suffrage while biking around the world

New book, 'Spin,' tells the fictional story of Annie Londonerry, a Bostoner living in 1894, who decides to cycle around the world to escape the drudgery of marriage and motherhood.

Israeli actor/director Tzvi Shissel died at 75

Tzvi Shissel has a long record of achievements, he was an actor, a director, a member of the "Lool Gang" and produced music alongside Arik Einstein.

Felicja Blumental International Music Festival comes to Tel Aviv

Gilad Harel pays tribute to Benny Goodman at the festival next week.

28/07/2021

Immigration, introspection, identity: Young Bezalel grads to look out for

Stories of friendship, cultural confusion and language conflicts are told in the strongest final projects of this year’s graduate exhibition at the academy.

28/07/2021
A scene from the documentary 'Advocate.'

Controversial documentary, 'Advocate,' nominated for two Emmy awards

The film was set to be screened at the Docaviv Galilee festival in 2019 at a municipal auditorium in Ma’alot Tarshiha, but then-mayor Arkady Pomeranets canceled the screening.

A SCENE from ‘Barriers.’

Ma’aleh Film School hosts international academics for Israel primer

If the professors are interested, they can arrange to show these films – or other films in the extensive Ma’aleh catalog of student films – to their own students back home.

Wonderful waves, tragic theft and hit flicks - what to watch in Israel

The big new Israeli series coming out is Embezzlement, which starts on Yes Action on July 29 at 10 p.m. and on YesVOD and StingTV.

How Colette Avital became the pied piper for Zimriya Festival of Choirs

She is the second former ambassador and legislator to hold the position of chairperson of the Zimriya and the Harp Festival. The first was the late Esther Herlitz, who died in 2016 at the age of 94.

MICHAL BRATT

For these Israelis, flamenco is the family business

The music in Anima plays a major role in distinguishing the production from others in the same field.

By ORI J. LENKINSKI
26/07/2021
Hagai Levy

Hagai Levi’s ‘Scenes from a Marriage’ to premiere at Venice Film Festival

This is a rare honor for a television series, only three of which have been included in the festival before.

'Hey! Did you know that Art does not Exist': New Tel Aviv art exhibit

The Tel Aviv Museum presents an exhibition of works from the ‘Sylvio Perlstein collection: from Dada to Now.’

By NERIA BARR
26/07/2021

The Boys are Back: Shababnikim returns for a second season

You start watching for the shtick and the jokes and end up sticking with it because you come to care about the characters.

LGBTQ: Israeli Opera casts two female leads as Romeo and Juliet

Bellini's Romeo and Juliet was written with two female voices in mind. Hanan Snir, the director of the show, has decided to take it one step further and adapted the story to two female lovers.

Omri Nitzan, Cameri Theater artistic director, passes away at age 71

Noam Semel, who worked alongside him at the Cameri Theater for many years, said that "35 years of professional coupledom between us passed away this morning prematurely."

‘Regarding…’ art in Tel Aviv

The intriguingly entitled “Regarding…” will come to Tel Aviv in October, and will present works from a wide range of art forms.

24/07/2021

Beersheba Theater kicks off season with eight new shows

Each show is intended to depict a different aspect of Israeli life, from service in the IDF to television to politics.

24/07/2021

Yas Island, the entertainment experience three hours from Tel Aviv

Yas Island in Abu Dhabi offers parents and kids an amazing few days of fun, sport and shopping, with great hotels and eats. And the best thing for Israelis, it’s just three hours away.

By DAVID ZEV HARRIS , MARK GORDON
24/07/2021

A touch of Paris in historic Jerusalem

Israelis who want to experience the French atmosphere can head to the Waldorf to experience the luxury that you can't find anywhere else in Israel.

Israel Diamond Exchange hosts first ever Innovation Fair

The Innovation Fair was attended by high-tech companies that are revolutionizing the diamond industry.

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