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Bob Dylan, Great Poet

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The American-Jewish singer Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature for ‘for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,’ according to the Nobel Prize description. Born as Robert Allen Zimmerman, known as Bob Dylan and lovingly called ‘The Bard’ is the 15th Jew to win the literature prize.…

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The Things That Matter

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The contemporary German photographer Herlinde Koelbl is internationally acclaimed for her outstanding photographs. The award-winning photographer now presented her latest project ‘Faces of Jerusalem’ in Jerusalem on behalf of the 50th anniversary of the Jerusalem Foundation. The Jerusalem Foundation commissioned a well-versed artist for the exhibition that seeks to highlight co-existence projects, mixed couples, and…

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Shalom Simon Peres

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The passing of Israel’s ninth president and former prime minister is globally mourned. Simon Peres died early Wednesday morning after suffering from a severe stroke two weeks ago. The 93-year old Peres won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 and is one of Israel’s founding fathers. Shortly after news of his death was published, condolences…

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Arabic ‘Sand Storm’ at Academy Awards

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This is a first in Israel’s film industry: The award-winning film ‘Sand Storm’ is a directorial debut by Elite Xexer and is now on its way to represent Israel at the upcoming Academy Awards. The catch is that the Israeli family drama ‘Sand Storm’ is spoken entirely in Arabic. The plot is about a remote…

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Primetime Emmy Awards 2016

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It is her fifth Emmy trophy in a row – Jewish actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus was awarded the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series’. She is starring in the political satire show ‘Veep’ which won the the second consecutive award for ‘Outstanding Comedy Series’. Julia in a black dress…

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