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SETH ROGAN stars (twice) in ‘American Pickle.’
Yiddish hipster heaven awaits with Seth Rogen’s ‘An American Pickle’
The Market House Hotel
Market House Hotel: A jewel of Jaffa
Arthur Hotel
The Arthur’s example in safely reopening the capital for tourism
By YAKIR FELDMAN
Ida Haendel 311
Ida Haendel, master violinist and champion of Israel musicians, dies at 91
By MAXIM REIDER
A picture of Shaul Goldstein
Masada and the Sabbath – The sanctity of freedom over slavery
By SHAUL GOLDSTEIN
Omer Adam in the music video for "Kuku Riku."
Israeli pop stars’ music video with Mexican and Arab garb irks viewers
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
‘LIFE IS A CABARET,’ at the Cameri Theater features songs from some of the best-known musicals.
Cameri Theater to return after coronavirus closures with two shows
Jaffa festival
Jaffa Festival for Contemporary Arab Culture returns for fifth year
PAUL MCCARTNEY walks toward photographers in Tel Aviv in 2008 ahead of his show at Hayarkon Park.
Will fans say ‘Yeah, yeah, yeah!’ to Beatles-themed tour of Israel?
The men and women who lived in Biosphere 2
‘Spaceship Earth’ - A captivating look back at Biosphere 2
By JUSTIN CHANG
MICHAL HELFMAN, Dear A.S.AP, 2019, HD video with sound
Israeli artist Michal Helfman calls temporality to question in exhibition
 Young Israeli actress Niv Sultan takes the lead role in Tehran, playing Tamar Rabinyan, a Mossad computer hacker-agent
Israeli TV: Terrifying ‘Tehran,’ a Turkish train and a moving mystery
The new NIS 40 million Hechal Hatarbut multidisciplinary arts center that was officially opened in Pisgat Ze’ev, June 2020
New NIS 40 million Hechal Hatarbut arts center opens in Pisgat Ze'ev
Posing at the Los Angeles premiere of William SHakespeare's 'The Merhcant of Venice' in 2004. 'The Power of a Tale' says Shakespeare incorporated themes from one its Yemenite tales
Treasures of Israeli folklore explored in new volume
 Young Israeli actress Niv Sultan takes the lead role in Tehran, playing Tamar Rabinyan, a Mossad computer hacker-agent
Television and the Israeli spy drama: Is it entertainment?
DAME VERA LYNN, 1973
Dame Vera Lynn: The passing of a British icon
THE BANAI family in the 1980s with the man who spawned an artistic dynasty: then-president Yitzhak Navon. Right to left: Haim, Yitzhak Navon, Bechora, Aliza, Ya’akov, Gavri. Back row: Avraham, Yossi
Israel's Banai dynasty - Singing a Persian Jerusalemite tune
THE PASHA venue in Holon sits empty during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Artists, musicians work outdoors amid coronavirus restrictions
NETTA performs at home
Netta Barzilai enthralls international crowd with ‘at home’ set
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
ISRAELI ACTRESS Niv Sultan plays an undercover Mossad agent and gifted computer hacker who is tasked with disarming a nuclear reactor in Tehran.
‘Tehran’ cast bridges Israeli, Iranian cultures
By SARAH MOOSAZADEH
THE NETANYAHU FAMILY at the grave of Yoni Netanyahu.
The Left is not dead – just dormant
Actor Carl Reiner, June 26, 2012
Carl Reiner, American Jewish comedy legend dies at 98
The outside of the Tel Aviv Municipality is lit up to resemble the LGBT Pride flag.
Tel Aviv Municipality lights up for LGBT Pride month
Elior Yosef's painting of Wonder Woman
Suchard, Gadot and ‘Fauda’ raise funds for Make-a-Wish
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The JSO in concert
Deeply moving - Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra at re-opening concert
By MAX STERN
Vertigo Dance Company members perform 'Birth of the Phoenix'
Birth of the Phoenix: An outdoor experience
REZA ASLAN, host of CNN’s series ‘Believer,’ stands at the Western Wall in 2015 during the filming of an episode in Israel.
International film mag leaves Israel off attractive locations list
OHAD KNOLLER and Yehuda Levi in ‘Yossi and Jagger.’
‘Yossi & Jagger’ makes best LGBTQ movie list
The Twist in the Tail program will feature some 600 performers outdoors
Having fun on the streets of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
The week in readers' pictures
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Esteban Alterman
The closing of a discerning eye: Esteban Alterman, 1963-2020
Netta Barzilai in a scene from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
Netta Barzilai appears in Netflix Eurovision movie
ISRAELI ARTIST Boaz Noy created paintings under lockdown.
The impact of COVID-19 on Israel's art community
Tanduka
A treat off the beaten track
By BUZZY GORDON
Popina
Fine dining in picturesque Neve Tzedek
By JONATHAN GILAD
ILAN VOLKOV conducting the concert at Jerusalem’s ICC auditorium.
Back to the IPO, in the flesh
Birth of the Phoenix
Culture rising from the ashes
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED jazz trumpeter Avishai Cohen kickstarted the Unplugged in the Patio series earlier this week.
Here and now at Hansen House
COFFEE FOR two ready to serve at Café Duvshanit
As java joints reopen, ‘In Jerusalem’ gets in on the local buzz
By HEDDY BREUER ABRAMOWITZ
FORMER US special counsel Robert Mueller discusses Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
Ex-CIA analyst: 120 million Americans saw Russian-Facebook content in 2016
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
IDO BECK painting of boars in ‘Me the Haifian’ at Haifa City Museum.
Ido Beck focuses on history, video games, wild boars in Haifa
DAVE CARROLL: In this song I propose we love each other more and appreciate each other better than before.
Dave Carroll debuted his coronavirus-reflective song
JAZZ MUSICIANS perform in a Tel Aviv parking lot during the coronavirus pandemic.
Parking lot jazz cools down Tel Aviv
'SCOOB!’ is one of the films scheduled to open in Israel next month.
Cinemas struggle to reopen amid new coronavirus regulations
Beno Rothenberg, the Meitar Collection
When the Haganah Trained on the Beaches of Tel Aviv
By AMIT NAOR / NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL
astrology
Saturn’s last stand means ‘do the work’
By LORELAI KUDE
ROY COHN
New documentary explores the life of notorious lawyer Roy Cohn
SHAI TZABARI is one of the artists slated to perform at the reopened Hansen House.
Hansen House is back: live, kicking and unplugged
BLOOD VEINS of a Wounded Dead Sea.’ Doron Gazit’s ‘Red Line Project’ documents the sinkholes of the Dead Sea.
Balloon art tackles climate change, corruption
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars to be screened in Jerusalem for Israeli premier 40th anniversary
Daniel Craig as a Jew with a gun in "Defiance."
‘Defiance’ is the best Jews vs. Nazis inspiration that Netflix offers
By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to perform free online concert
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
British musician Paul McCartney performs during the "One on One" tour concert in Porto Alegre, Brazil
Paul McCartney gets birthday wishes from Israel
BIKURIM OFFERS a curriculum that focuses on performance and composition capabilities.
Bikurim Youth Village creates artistic opportunity for Israel’s periphery
Silver television remote control being pressed by thumb with out of focus screen background (Illustrative)
Miniseries ‘Tehran’ may become the newest Israeli int’l hit
THE ISRAEL MUSEUM – still shuttered.
With coronavirus restrictions lifted, why is the Israel Museum closed?
Shmulik Cohen
Jewish comfort food
Aroma breakfast
Calling my name
Nammos
Upscale gourmet on the water
By BUZZY GORDON
SMOKEY ROBINSON (left) and Berry Gordy in the documentary  ‘Hitsville: The Making of the Motown Sound.’
Motown magic, Vietnam vets and moody Mason
HOMAGE TO Antoni Gaudi – Zaidel infuses her take on iconic art of the past with her own here and now. Her humor comes to the fore in much of her work.
Art for all ages – and places
THE PORT of Klaipeda, Lithuania on June 6.
Unearthing the unvarnished truth about Lithuania’s Holocaust
PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING photojournalist Michel duCille (left) with Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and syndicated ‘Miami Herald’ columnist Dave Barry in Miami in 2013 for the newspaper’s relocation party.
When three comic-writers take on the tribe and all things Jewish
Arik and Ron Kita warming up Pablo Rosenberg.
Retired IDF major becomes Rimon School of Music's oldest graduate
A general view shows part of Tel Aviv amid an ease of restrictions following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Israel May 7, 2020.
Universal becomes first major music label to open Israel branch
A woman displays a "Free Iran" sticker as thousands of Iranian opponents in exile stage a protest against the Teheran regime. Paris, France, February 8, 2019
‘Fauda’ writer’s new show ‘Tehran’ gets picked up by Apple TV
By LIOR ZALTZMAN/JTA
A SCENE from the film ‘Going for the Impossible – The Conductor Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla.’
Epos festival of art films to take place online
OR SCHRAIBER (left) and Bobbi Jene Smith appear in ‘Aviva.’
Boaz Yakin’s dance drama ‘Aviva’ is an online hit
Eli Shamir self portrait with Mara Sirhan from 2017
Ein Harod art museum opens five new exhibitions this summer
TEL AVIV Museum of Art director Tania Coen-Uzzielli (at right): ‘I felt it was very important to ensure the physicality of the museum building doesn’t disappear.’
Thousands of Israelis visit the Tel Aviv Art Museum following reopening
By OMRI RON
Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman 1984
Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman 1984 release date moved for fourth time
By CELIA JEAN
Gone with the Wind.
'Gone with the Wind' ban in US gets mixed Israeli reaction
Angelica
Restaurant years are like dog years
By LINDA GRADSTEIN
ERAN LEDERMAN: ‘Sand Memories‘
Crafts and Design Biennale gets liftoff, at last
SPELLING THE DREAM
Spellers, Springsteen, Snowpiercer and (Jimmy) Stewart
A PROCESSION escorts the flag-draped casket of Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi during his funeral in the capital Addis Ababa in 2012.
Holding the Ethiopian old guard accountable for alleged war crimes
By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
Singer Celine Dion arrives to attend the Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019/20 collection show by designer Alexandre Vauthier in Paris, France, July 2, 2019
Celine Dion reschedules Israel shows
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
A BROADWAY producter’s philanthropic foundation has made a generous donation to the Khan Theater.
Hopeful entertainment field back in the doldrums after reopening postponed
Jerusalem Cinematheque unveils renovated auditorium
Jerusalem Cinematheque to hold online event
A promotional image for Fauda.
Israeli actor from 'Fauda' interviewed by a Kurdish TV channel
EYAL SHER (left), the festival’s general director, with artistic director Itzik Jolly.
At last, the Israel Festival is here
ORIT PNINI’S shots of Betzefer and Gal Toren of Mercedes Band, are some of those featured in the ‘Missing Show?’ exhibition at the Barby Club.
Missing live shows? These photos will help
 Cultural and Event Industry Action Committee in a tent protest
'Bankruptcy is a chronic disease': Culture industry organizes tent protest
A SCENE from ‘Asia.’
New Israeli movies that will be coming to a theater near you – eventually
THE 2019 EMET Prize award ceremony.
2020 EMET Prize winners announced
Clint Eastwood at 90
Celebrate Clint Eastwood’s birthday with his 10 best movies
By BEN FLANAGAN
 Young Israeli actress Niv Sultan takes the lead role in Tehran, playing Tamar Rabinyan, a Mossad computer hacker-agent
Top 10 Arts and Culture in Israel
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
'The Dead Don't Die'
Movies get creative during coronavirus lockdown
THE ISRAELI spacecraft ‘Beresheet’ takes a selfie 37,600 km. from Earth.
How Israel almost landed on the Moon
A bride and groom kiss under the chuppah at their wedding
The quiet after the storm
By HADASSAH CHEN
Beachgoers hang out at the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions ease in Israel May 21, 2020
The future of tourism: When will the people come back to visit?
By ILANA SHTOTLAND
OMAD Shakur of Sudan shares his experiences in ‘Illegal Human Being’ in south Tel Aviv
The legacy of refugees through art and culture
ELIANNA & Ariel Stern, Tel Aviv
Israel PORCHraits: Documenting coronavirus lockdown via family photographs
Here We Are
Israeli films included in Cannes official lineup
WORK NEAR THE Byzantine well in the desert 10 minutes from Arad  – the site of ‘Perforated Earth.’
Turning a Byzantine well near Arad into a dance stage
By ORI J. LENKINSKI
People at the movies (Illustrative)
For Italian Republic Day, Israelis offered free movies to watch from home
A promotional image for Fauda.
Yes Satellite launches English-subtitles VOD service
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives for a speech at his Jerusalem office, regarding the new measures that will be taken to fight the coronavirus, March 14, 2020
Will US audiences warm to TV show about Netanyahu?
62nd Grammy Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020 – Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa shares anti-Israel post on Instagram
By MAARIV ONLINE , JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Club Hotel Eilat
Government approves NIS 300 million financial aid for Israeli hotels
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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