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Jewish Actor Martin Landau, 89, Passes Away

At age 17 Martin Landau began a five-year stint working as a cartoonist for the New York Daily News, before entering the Actors Studio.

Tunisia Bans Wonder Woman

Yet another Arab country afraid of strong Israeli women.

European Parliament President Martin Schultz to Receive 2016 Medal of Tolerance

European Parliament President Martin Schultz is one of two recipients of the 2016 Medal of Tolerance for his commitment to preserve the memory of the Shoah.

Hollywood Movie Star Carrie Fisher in ICU After Massive Heart Attack

Cult icon actress Carrie Fisher, who portrayed Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" trilogy, suffered a massive heart attack just 15 minutes before landing at LAX Friday on a flight from London.

“Hate Spaces” Film Exposes Campus Intolerance

Anti-Israel lies, incitement, and hate speech are often tolerated under the banners of academic freedom and free speech.

New Film Depicts Arab Queers as Bridge to Peace [video]

The film depicts an Arab society which has gone a long way towards tolerating its gay members. It also offers criticism and praise of Israeli society from the Arab point of view.

Israeli General Counseling Police Protecting Cannes Film Festival

More than 500 security personnel as well as paramilitary gendarmes will patrol the Palais des Festivals area.

‘Son of Saul’ – Hungarian Film about the Holocaust Wins Golden Globe [video]

"The Holocaust has become, over the years, an abstraction. For me, it's more of a face, a human face. Let us not forget this face."

Farewell to Jewish Actor, Singer Theodore Bikel, 91

Iconic Jewish folk singer and actor Theodore Bikel, 91, has passed away in Los Angeles.

Israel’s Human Rights and Historic Heroism

Yishai takes issue with statements made by former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who called Israel “forged and temporary.” Yishai says that while Iran is a repressed society in which democratic aspirations are quashed, Israel is a beacon of human rights with proven historic staying-power. But, he warns, Israel needs to keep hitting that concept home. Then, Yishai is joined by Knesset insider Jeremy Saltan for a lightning news wrap: Six Arab-Israeli teachers in the Negev have been found to be ISIS-supporters; the budget is being delayed; IDF service is being shortened; and more. Finally, Yishai is joined by super-IDF-soldier Shai Ish Shalom, who remembers the hostage-rescue operation at Entebbe in 1976, recalling the precision-fighting during the fateful moments of the raid. VOI’s Judy Balint joins in to recount the last official commemoration ceremony of the raid, called Operation Thunderbolt/Yonatan, held in 2001.

Film Producer Steve Tisch to Chair Film Festival in Israel

Steve Tisch, one of the most successful producers in the motion picture industry, will chair the 16th Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival at...

Documentary on Oldest Shoah Survivor Wins Oscar a Week after Her Death

“The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life” won the Academy Award for documentary short Sunday night.

World’s Oldest Holocaust Survivor Stars in Oscar-Nominated Film

If there is one movie that must be seen, it is the documentary of a Holocaust survivor now 110.

An IMAX Film of the Jerusalem You Never Have Seen Before (Video)

Move over Kohn Kerry and let the moviemakers take over. It took five years of negotiations for an IMAX visual tour of Jerusalem, including the three major religions, to come to the screen.

‘Inch’allah’ Pulled from Israeli Film Festival in Australia (See Vid)

A festival patron demanded the film be pulled because it is "anti-Israeli."

New Film Highlights Israel’s Strengths

Hollywood blockbuster portrays Israel as a shining example, dedicated to safety, security, and helping other nations in need.

Iranians Citizens Increasingly Support Peace with Israel

Ahmadi criticizes Iranian leadership’s view of Israel as “little Satan” to the US’ “big Satan.”

Chinese Crew Begins Blockbuster Filming in Old City (Video)

Watch a Chinese film crew capturing the magic of Jerusalem's Old City as a backdrop for a full-length romantic comedy. It’s also going to give Israel a big boost in tourism.

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