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Posted on: August 16th, 2012News & Views → Media
The actors, best known for their work in the prologue to the Coen brothers’ Oscar-nominated “A Serious Man”, will complete their Festival run before filming begins.
Posted on: August 14th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Donnelly: “It was actually an Israeli cartoonist, Nurit Karlin, who made me think that I could draw for The New Yorker. I saw her work published in the magazine in the early 1970s—she was the only woman working as a cartoonist at The New Yorker at the time.”
Posted on: August 14th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Sheldon Adelson is shopping for a new printing house for his paper, while other Israel newspapers are laying off dozens in the wake of Yisrael Hayom's market takeover.
Posted on: August 10th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
A reporter mentioned to White House Spokesman Jay Carney yesterday's scoop in Ha'aretz, which cited Western diplomats and high level Israeli officials about the special National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran's nuclear program submitted recently to President Obama, which is almost a word for word copy of the Israeli intelligence assessment. But State Dept. Spokesman Patrick Ventrell confirmed that the U.S. is concerned with the possibility of Iran attacking its Gulf neighbors.
Posted on: August 8th, 2012News & Views → Media
She told an Israeli reporter about her plans: "I get on the surfboard, say 'Shma Israel, Hashem Elokeino Hashem Echad' and I go to war."
Posted on: August 1st, 2012News & Views → Jewish
The Online Hate Prevention Institute on Wednesday released a report documenting extensive anti-Semitism and racial hatred on YouTube, prompting the popular video-sharing website to close the account of the most egregious culprit.
Posted on: July 27th, 2012News & Views → Media
WH Press Secretary James Carney was asked by a reporter which city is recognized by the U.S. as the official capital of Israel.
Posted on: July 26th, 2012News & Views → Media
Shacham has become the face of the Gush Katif evacuation with a highly watched video in which he is depicted using the most vile and violent language.
Posted on: July 25th, 2012News & Views → Global
The worldwide event will take place at 11 AM London time (1 PM Jerusalem, 6 AM New York) on the morning of the opening ceremony, Friday, July 27.
Posted on: July 24th, 2012News & Views → Media
A new video released on You Tube by the Temple Institute in Jerusalem definitely qualifies as viral, with 73 thousand views only 5 days after its release.
Posted on: July 24th, 2012News & Views → Israel
That's all it took – a simple message to the Muezzin and the local leaders in the village of Al Issawiya, near the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem.
Posted on: July 22nd, 2012News & Views → Global
The ad states: “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.” The MTA refused to run it.
Posted on: July 17th, 2012News & Views → Israel → IDF
On Monday, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman's party Yisrael Beytenu released a video stressing the importance of passing a law mandating equal service for all Israelis. The video shows, through dramatic graphics, how by 2020 a majority of Israelis will not be serving. Titled “One Citizenship. One Obligation. One Opportunity. One Vote,” the clip was released ahead of the planned vote on Yisrael Beytenu’s IDF, National, or Civilian Service Law Proposal this Wednesday in the Knesset.
Posted on: July 13th, 2012News & Views → Media
According to Al Ahram, Egyptian journalist Adel Al-Gogari, 56, died on Wednesday night while discussing the crisis in Syria during a live televised broadcast on Iraqi Al-Hadath private channel in Media Production City, Cairo. Al-Gogari, a Nasserist, also accused the Free Syrian Army of being funded by Israel during the show.
Posted on: July 12th, 2012News & Views → Israel
The Ministry of Tourism's Christian You Tube channel is attracting millions of viewers from around the world. Launched at the end of 2011, the channel crossed the 1.5 million mark this week, averaging 5,500 views per day. And while these numbers are quite tame compared to the truly viral clips on You Tube, the Ministry of Tourism views the channel as an important platform in exposing Israel to the Christian world, promoting tourism to Israel at a time when some large denominations are debating boycotting Israel altogether.
Posted on: July 2nd, 2012News & Views → Media
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is under investigation for links to a prostitution ring, and his wife, Anne Sinclair, say they're filing a lawsuit against the French magazine Closer after it posted a report online Thursday saying they've been living apart and planning a divorce.
Posted on: June 29th, 2012News & Views → Media
Laurence Gavron was born in France to a Jewish family. She's lived in Dakar, Senegal, for the past ten years, where she is a film director and a writer. And she's running for parliament, a white, Jewish woman in a black, African country. “If all the people who have said they will vote for me really do vote for me, then I shall certainly be elected," she said. We urge our readers in Senegal to get out early to vote this Sunday.
Posted on: June 26th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
Andy Statman says the time of Klezmer has passed. Having just received the NEA National Heritage Fellowship in June for his work in bluegrass and Klezmer music, Statman admits Klezmer used to be his substitute for Jewish observance. Now that he is an Orthodox Jew, he no longer feels the need to play the music.
Posted on: June 21st, 2012News & Views → Media
During a lengthy and heated interview with the Jewish Channel, Yossi Gestetner was quizzed about some of his past work for a tiny anti-Zionistic organization in Brooklyn. He also defended New Square arsonist Shaul Spitzer and was a spokesperson for a rally to benefit Nechemya Weberman, who is currently on trial for molestation.
Posted on: June 19th, 2012News & Views → Media
The author of “The Color Purple,” refused to authorize a Hebrew translation of her prize-winning work, citing what she called Israel’s “apartheid state.” She added: "It is my hope that the non-violent BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement, of which I am part, will have enough of an impact on Israeli civilian society to change the situation."
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