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Jerusalem Writer’s Festival Gathers Culture Community

in Life, Culture & Sports

For the seventh year in a row, the annual Jerusalem Writer’s Festival is taking place in Mishkenot Sha’ananim Culture Center from May 12 – 16. The center overlooks the Old City, and is in proximity to other cultural landmarks, hosting various events, such as The First Station and Tmol Shilshom Café. An international mix of publishing professionals,…

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Exhibition Naomi Leshem: The Ghosts Of Others

in Life, Culture & Sports

Israeli-Swiss artist Naomi Leshem made a name for herself through her simple and serene photography. Her latest exhibition is “Ghosts of Others” and is not consistently recognizable as “typical” Naomi Leshem work. The series marks a turning point in Leshem’s art, from the processing of her own biography to the stories of others: people, objects…

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National Library of Israel is Online

in Tourism & Nature

In the latest global culture project led by Google Arts & Culture, the National Library of Israel, and a number of its exhibitions, are now available to be seen across the world online. In their project called Once Upon A Try, Google aims to share “stories of invention and discovery,” and is partnering with NASA,…

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Ethiopian Israeli Film Shares Humor and Reality 

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The first ever comedy, and commercial film, representing the life of the Israeli Ethiopian community has been released. “Lady Titi” was created by writer and director Esti Almo Wexler and her Israeli husband and film producer, Elad Wexler. The comedy, written in Hebrew and Amharic, tells the story of an Ethiopian man who is an…

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English Speaking Theater Group Taking on Tel Aviv  

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Thousands of English-speaking immigrants move to Israel annually, and with its complex and layered language, it can be challenging to find a way to communicate and connect. About five years ago, Guy Seemann was approached with the promise of an empty and almost unused theater, Beit Yad Labanim, and he decided to listen to his…

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