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BBC broadcast Israeli drama: ‘The A Word’

in Life, Culture & Sports

The British Broadcasting Corporation BBC has bought a script from Israel’s Keshet International and is now showing six episodes of the drama series ‘The A Word’. It is a first that a British channel bought an Israeli script, even though the most popular Israeli TV export has been ‘Prisoners of War’ which was turned into…

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Cornerstone for the new National Library

in Life, Culture & Sports

Jerusalem’s next prestige project is on its way: at the beginning of this week, President Reuven Rivlin symbolically laid the first cornerstone for the country`s new National Library. The building, due to be opened in 2020, is designed and carried out by the Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron and the Israeli architects Amir Mann-Ami…

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‘My ambition is to revive the rich heritage of Jews with Indian roots’

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

The India-Israel bilateral is more than the diplomatic ties shared by the two governments. The two countries enjoy a connection that goes back 2000 years. Jennifer Bligh speaks to Jaideep Sarkar who served as India’s Ambassador to Israel until March 2016: Q: Most that people know about Israel-India relations is that India is a great…

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A loan word portal born of great patience

in Health & Science/Life, Culture & Sports

After eight years of painstaking work, Uriel Adiv has published an online dictionary for German loan words in Hebrew. A “very good, wonderful thing” is known in Hebrew as a “Goldstik”. For those with a knowledge of German it is immediately obvious the word is based on the German “Goldstück” (treasure). It is just one…

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Written from the future

in Life, Culture & Sports/Monthly Report

“I never thought I’d get to hear one of my texts read out in Hebrew,” says Sherko Fatah with a smile, readily admitting he did not understand a single word. The Berlin-based author is one of ten writers who have contemplated the question of “How will people in 2065 feel about our present time?” Ten…

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