Articles in "Arts"

Israeli Film Removed From Iraqi Film Festival

The Israeli film, The Dive has been removed from the running at an Iraqi film festival due to political pressure. The film, directed by ...

‘The Cakemaker’ Wins Israeli Best Picture, Will Compete for Oscar

Thursday, “The Cakemaker,” a film directed by Ofir Raul Graizer, won six Ophir Awards, including Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and ...

Building An Interfaith Bridge At The House Of Herod

A golden necklace adorned with green stones, a collection of metal hooks and weights to hold down fishing nets, fragments of plates and ...

Eurovision Threat Lifted As Israel Says Will Comply With EBU Rules

Israel’s government will act in accordance with European Broadcasting Union rules - thus lifting a threat to Israel’s hosting of the ...

Israel’s Hosting and Participation in 2019 Eurovision Faces Uncertain Future

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with  Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit, Culture Minister Miri Regev and Communications Minister ...

Broadway Musical Gives ‘Singing Rabbi’ a Gospel-style Makeover

Even people who were close to Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach don’t know about the singing rabbi’s relationship with Gospel singer Nina Simone. ...

Israeli Web Series Attempts to ‘Tell the Story of Intimacy’

A new Israeli web series is beginning to make waves on social media. Created by Ezra Ani and Micah Smith, Pillow Talk is a flash fiction ...

A Family Reunion Every Single Time: Yearot Menashe Festival Brings Together Music Lovers of All Ages

Thousands of music and art lovers from around the country flocked to the Megiddo Forest in northern Israel over the weekend, for what has ...

Beardless and Bareheaded, Matisyahu Continues to Draw Inspiration From Jewish Sources

The first time I saw Matisyahu perform he was mesmerising. It was 2006, at the height of his chassidic phase and the then-27 year old ...

Israel To Invite Saudi-Arabia, Gulf States To Eurovision?

With countries such as Iceland threatening to boycott the 2019 Eurovision, which is set to take place in Jerusalem after Israel’s Netta ...