2021 Hebrew Poetry Prize Awarded in Memory of Late First Lady Nechama Rivlin, z’l

“When [Nechama Rivlin] set out the outline of the prize, it was important to her that it would promote poets at the beginning of their journey."

Helen Mirren to portray Golda Meir in new Yom Kippur War film

The movie focuses on the 1973 Yom Kippur War and the challenges it presented Meir, also known as the “Iron Lady” of Israeli politics.

PBS Postpones ‘Til Kingdom Come’ on Israel, Evangelicals Pending Review of Material

CAMERA found that the filmmakers had cobbled together wording from statements made on Jan. 28, 2020 by former President Donald Trump to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The Haggadah About Nothing and Other Jewish American Curiosities

We explored what zany, Jewish American Haggadahs are available on Amazon. We were not disappointed.

‘South Park’ Residents Get Vaccinated for COVID, Courtesy of Israel

The cartoon tv characters, including one wearing a yarmulke, are seen injecting themselves with the vaccine.

NBC Pulls ‘Nurses’ Episode After Backlash Over ‘Goyim Leg,’ Anti-Semitic Scene’

“The writers of this scene check all the boxes of ignorance and pernicious negative stereotypes."

Prison Service Cuts Fatah Terrorists’ Cable TV to 10 Channels, Hamas to 5

Im Tirtzu said it was "shameful that terrorists receive lavish benefits that are being paid for by the Israeli taxpayer."

Israeli Ambassador, American Jewish Groups Slam ‘Saturday Night Live’ for Stoking Antisemitism

“In the Middle Ages, Jews were blamed for the Black Death in Europe and accused of protecting only themselves... This isn't funny at all. It's dangerous."

New York Jewish Film Festival 2021 Streaming in the Age of Corona

The festival’s 2021 virtual lineup showcases seventeen features and seven shorts.

Tehran Wax Museum Unveils the Late Slain Hero Qassem Soleimani

Sirus Moqaddam, director of the popular TV series Paytakht (Capital), described his consultation with Soleimani to make the fifth season, whose final episodes revolves around the ISIS terrorists.

Simon Cowell to Serve as Judge on ‘The X Factor Israel’

The creator of the reality music TV competition has never before hosted a version of the show outside Britain and the United States.

New Film Follows Torah Scroll Gifted to UAE Ruler in 2018

“The gesture of dedicating a Torah scroll to an Arab ruler is unimaginable.”

‘Tehran’ Cast, Creators on Fan Feedback: ‘We’re Too Soft on Regime’

The series was shot in Athens, Greece, with 5,000 Iranians used as extras in the show.

Will the Laginas Find the Temple Mount Menorah in Their Quest for Treasure on...

The team is working from the theory that a a special map hints about treasure and precious artifacts that were taken by the Templars to Oak Island.

Bob Dylan Sells Entire Body of Work to Universal Music Group

More than 600 of Dylan’s copyrighted songs, written over a span of six decades, are now owned by the company.

EMT/Magician Saves a Boy’s Life at Own Magic Show

Last week, the boy, Adam, celebrated his own 11th birthday. Aharon surprised him at the birthday party to finish the show that he ended abruptly three-and-a-half months earlier.

Farewell James Bond: Actor Sean Connery Dies at 90

"We are all working at understanding this huge event."

Bob Dylan in Unpublished Note: Jews Are Money Lenders and Merchants ‘Cause that’s All...

Streisand, 78, told NBC News on Wednesday: "I'm very flattered to find out that Bob Dylan wrote 'Lay Lady Lay' for me."

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Third Highest-Paid Actress in 2020

Gadot made bulk of her $31.5 million from Netflix film “Red Notice” in a year that traditional cinema has been gravely affected by the coronavirus crisis.
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In First, Israeli and Emirati Singers Release Duet

“Hello, friend,” featuring Israel’s Elkana Martziano and the UAE’s Walid Aljassim conveys a message of peace between the two countries.
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Chassidic Singer to Help Raise Awareness of COVID-19 in Religious Communities

Shulem Lemmer will be interviewing U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir to gain more information to pass on to areas in New York that are seeing a rise in cases.

Exhibition: Israelis Laugh at their Presidents

The works will be on display for the public at the presidential residence starting Monday night. Reservations are required and, naturally, bring your face mask.

President Rivlin Celebrates 81st Birthday with Cartoon Exhibition of Israeli Presidents

The exhibition, titled “Basic Law/Laugh: President of the State – Israeli presidents in cartoons,” features 24 cartoons of Israeli presidents over the years.
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The Maccabeats’ Latest Clip for Rosh Hashanah: Bashana Haba’a (Next Year)

This video has everything a pandemic Rosh Hashanah project needs: cute babies and kids, apples and honey, shofars, spacesuits.

‘Hidden – The Secret Jews of Spain’ Women’s Filmed Musical Comes to the Internet

The Women’s Performance Community of Jerusalem and OU Israel said the film can be rented after September 21, and added, "This film is for women." (Kol Isha)

California Appeals Court Sides with Spanish Museum Against Heirs of Holocaust Victim on Pissarro...

Stay tuned, as the heirs of Lilly Cassirer decide whether to take their case to the Supreme Court.

Tel Aviv Municipality Presents: Israel’s First Floating Cinema

The launch of the "sail-in" floating cinema joins a long list of municipal initiatives launched in recent months to support cultural activity in the city.

Say It Ain’t So: Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’ Accused of Anti-Semitism

As one Twitter user put it: "SO, when the show had the handler speaking yiddish, it implies that she’s Jewish, because goyim simply just don’t usually speak it."

In Tel Aviv, the Coronavirus Brings Back Legendary Drive-In Theater

Each screening will welcome a total of 200 vehicles, movie audio will be transmitted in high quality via an FM radio frequency.

Facebook, Instagram & Twitter Finally Ban the Grime Artist Wiley for Spewing Antisemitic Hate

“There is no place for hate speech on Facebook and Instagram, and we don’t want it on our platforms.”

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