Israel Culture

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The new exhibit by artist David Nipo - The transient nature of life

David Nipo's new exhibition Birds Sing evokes a palpable sense of tension, mystery, and instability - capturing the aftermath of October 7.

By NERIA BARR
18/04/2024

Darya Mosenzon – from classical piano to Morocco

How the pianist Darya Mosenzon came to specialise in Moroccan music.

By MORDECHAI BECK
18/04/2024

Oren Kessler awarded Sami Rohr Prize for 'Palestine 1936,' receives $100,000

Oren Kessler was praised for his analysis of the Middle East conflict. George Rohr highlights authors' contributions to Jewish literature. Debra Goldberg extends congratulations.

Best international art movies to be featured in the Epos film festival

The opening event will be a screening of Saskia Boddeke’s Inside My Heart

Naomi Polani, veteran performer and director dies at 96

Along with being in the popular Israeli band "The Roosters," Polani founded and performed with other groups, choreographed, taught music around the country, and hosted radio music programs.

From ‘The Voice’ to new sophomore album, this Tel Aviv singer hones her craft

Penkin is a vocalist in an Israeli future-soul band, a DJ, and headliner at various shows and festivals.

By INBAL AHARONI
16/04/2024

Israel rises in the Eurovision betting charts following Iranian drone attack

Earlier, the National Security Council published the travel warnings for Israelis abroad, which included a reference to Eurovision.

By YANIV DORNBUSH
16/04/2024

Iconic Israeli singer and actress Naomi Polani passes away at 96

In 2018, president Reuven Rivlin honored Polani with the President’s Award, which coincided with her 90th birthday and the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state. 

A young woman displays extraordinary courage in ‘Irena’s Vow’ - review

Irena’s Vow gives us a look into the life of the kind of person we all hope we would be if we found ourselves tested like this.

Theater review: A Nobel winner revived

This examination of Agnon, the only Hebrew author to win a Nobel Prize, is in step with the trope’s commitment to explore the larger themes of Jewish existence.

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