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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

in Life, Culture & Sports

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

in Life, Culture & Sports

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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Passover: Moshe the Kosher Kitty

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Dschinji is a foody. Or is there any other description for a dedicated Whiskas-aficionado on four paws? There you go. However, today we faced a problem that was new to me. Firstly, I had run out of cat food. All right. And secondly, it is Passover. You might wonder, gentle reader, how these two obviously…

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Interview with Zubin Mehta: ‘Life goes on’

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

The maestro sits. This is a rather rare occasion for the lively conductor who naturally takes this place at the front of the orchestra. Yet, this time, he is facing questions not instruments. It is surely going to be a musical birthday when world-renowned conductor Maestro Zubin Mehta turns 80 on April 29th this month.…

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