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Israeli Films win in Cannes

in Life, Culture & Sports

Or Sinai’s drama ‘Anna’ won the first place in the Cinéfondation student film competition in Cannes while Asaph Polonsky won a Critics’ Week award for his comedy-drama ‘One Week and a Day’. Both films feature Evgenia Dudina as main actress. Sinai, who graduated from the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School in Jerusalem, depicts a…

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Why I came to Israel

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

Immigration to Israel is traditionally associated with Jews abroad. However, more and more non-Jewish people move to Israel – for love, for work or even simply out of passion for the country. Yet, in comparison to Jewish immigrants they are much less supported by the governmental immigration offices. We talked to four non-Jewish, German-speaking immigrants…

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Helen Mirren hosts Genesis Prize 2016

in Life, Culture & Sports

Glamorous news for the third Israeli Genesis Prize award ceremony: Oscar-winner Dame Helen Mirren is going to host the ‘Jewish Nobel’ at the end of June in Jerusalem. This year’s laureate is 16-time Grammy Award winning violinist Izhak Perlman. Last year’s laureate was Michael Douglas, and the year before Michael R. Bloomberg – which led…

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Soccer in the Swastika’s Shadow

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A new exhibition on popular Habima Square in Tel Aviv sheds light on the stories of eleven soccer players in the Third Reich. These sportsmen were excluded from the professional leagues, humiliated and some of them deported to concentration camps. ‘It is significant to have this exhibition on such a central square just days before…

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Treasure boxes in the spotlight

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It has proven to become a significant week for photography lovers: The Israel National photo collection has been uploaded and is now available online. The collection comprises around 160 000 photos, made available in high resolution and for free. Among the impressions are gems, such as Israeli President Efraim Katzir kissing Golda Meir in 1975…

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