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AVI GRAINIK shoots a promo for the new fund.
Relief fund for actors set up by Hapoalim and actors guild
‘CASABLANCA’ AND ‘Hamsin’ are among the films being screened at the Re-Film Festival.
Re-Film Festival to spotlight classics
INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED jazz trumpeter Avishai Cohen kickstarted the Unplugged in the Patio series earlier this week.
Avishai Cohen surprises in live comeback
Full Trunk lead singer Gal Nisman (far left) seen here with the rest of the band.
Full Trunk pulls us out of dire mire
By ANTONY GELBERG
Lucille Weiss died on May 4, 2020 of COVID-19.
Lucille Weiss, 93, beloved matriarch with zest for life
By JENNA GRADY/JTA
Riot police rush demonstrators as they clear Lafayette Park and the area around it across from the White House for President Donald Trump to be able to walk through for a photo opportunity in front of St. John's Episcopal Church, during a rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of Geor
'Live PD,' 'Cops' pulled from TV schedules following George Floyd protests
By REUTERS
New Rochelle resident Lawrence Garbuz, lower right, was the first patient diagnosed with coronavirus in New York. He's still recovering, but now he's home with his family.
In New Rochelle, NY's epicenter, my parents’ community yearns for normal
By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
THE EILEAN DONAN Castle in western Scotland
The lost summer: Scotland’s ethical tourism firms fear for survival
By SARAH SHEARMAN
The sweets market in wadi Nisnas
Wadi Nisnas – Haifa’s hidden gem
By MARK WEISS
‘Tevye the Dairyman’ played by Chaim Topol in the popular 1971 film, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’
There’s going to be a new ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ movie
By BEN SALES/JTA
ROBERT KRAFT, 2019 Genesis Prize laureate.
Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring sells for $1.025 million in fundraiser
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
A SWEDISH flag flutters near the parliament in Stockholm.
Jackie Jakubowski, editor of Swedish Jewish magazine, dies at 68
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
SCOTTIE WILBEKIN and Maccabi Tel Aviv were primed to contend for a Euroleague title, but with the continental season canceled, they will focus on local play.
Euroleague officially cancels rest of season
By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
Football / soccer ball
Argentines cheer soccer goal by Argentine-Israeli in lieu of local sports
By JTA STAFF
FEW PEOPLE have more experience hosting the Academy Awards than actor Billy Crystal, who was the master of ceremonies nine times
Billy Crystal to join Jewish orgs in raising a glass to first responders
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
A display for the gaming company Nintendo is shown during opening day of E3, the annual video games expo revealing the latest in gaming software and hardware in Los Angeles
Quarantine boosts US to record $10.86 billion video game sales
By REUTERS
Relatives of Fiet Aussen get ready to meet her from a crane outside the window of her Jewish nursing home in Amsterdam, April 15, 2020
American families creating plastic 'hug shields' for their grandparents
Katy Perry
Katy Perry, John Legend join 3-day star-studded livestreaming event
By REUTERS
ROBERT KRAFT, 2019 Genesis Prize laureate.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft auctioning Super Bowl ring for charity
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Taika Waititi holds his Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for "Jojo Rabbit" during the 92nd Academy Awards, in February.
New ‘Star Wars’ projects from Taika Waititi and Leslye Headland on the way
By TRACY BROWN/TNS
gene simmons KISS 311
Kiss frontman Gene Simmons learns of his Holocaust survivor mother’s life
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds gesture as they arrive at 10 Downing Street on the morning after the general election in London, Britain, December 13, 2019
Boris Johnson names his newborn after doctors who saved his life
By REUTERS
Denis Goldberg, South African anti-apartheid activist, speaking at the launch of the Edinburgh World Justice Festival, 12 October 2013 in the Grassmarket Community Centre.
South African anti-apartheid activist Denis Goldberg dies at age 87
Seth Rogen
First image of Seth Rogen as Jewish pickle maker is historically accurate
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian West endorses spoken word album about Armenian genocide
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Taylor Swift performs on Saturday's special 'One World' broadcast.
'One World' concert featuring major stars to air in Israel tonight
By REUTERS , JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Jason Alexander, upper right, invites non-Jews Josh Groban, upper left, Darren Criss, lower left and Rachel Brosnahan to join in a virtual Seder webcast on YouTube, April 11, 2020
Jewish celebrity Saturday night Passover seder yields $2.5M for charity
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
Guitar illustrative
Brazilian-Israeli family performs home-quarantine version of ‘Hallelujah’
By MARCUS M. GILBAN / JTA
Hasidic Jewish men gather for a morning prayer outside of a synagogue, closed due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, New York
William Helmreich, famous sociologist of US Jewry, dies of coronavirus
By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
Workers construct what is believed to be a makeshift morgue behind a hospital during the outbreak of coronavirus disease in New York City
Daniel Azulay, Brazilian artist and educator, dies of coronavirus at 72
By MARCUS GILBAN/JTA
Man holding a basketball
More firsts for Yeshiva U men’s basketball as they pick up awards
By MARC BRODSKY/JTA
Israel from space 1
Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir posts photo of Tel Aviv taken from space
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Shahak Shapira
His comedy mocks Germany’s history, but he’s thinking about leaving
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) celebrates on the field after defeating the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Julian Edelman says he is studying for his bar mitzvah
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Judge Judy
‘Judge Judy’ to end after 25th season, but Judy will be on a new bench
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Jewish wrestler Bill Goldberg.
Jewish Hall of Fame wrestler Bill Goldberg takes WWE title in Saudi Arabia
By MARCY OSTER
Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photo taken for the NY Division of Criminal Justice Services' sex offender registry
Leslie Wexner to step down from Victoria’s Secret parent company
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Leora Ruben, Mayan Sanlar, Avishai Mazgaonkar and Oved Gadkar bring a little Bollywood to Jerusalem as part of their Birthright trip from India.
Bollywood's first gay romantic comedy banned in UAE
By REUTERS
David Schwartzman at Day 2 of Roland Garros 2016 Day 2 of Roland Garros 2016
Diego Schwartzman fights through injury to win match
By JTA STAFF
 Israel Team Start-Up Nation racing in the 2020 Men's Tour Down Under, a road cycling stage race that took place between 21 and 26 January in and around Adelaide, South Australia.
First Arab Muslim rider joins Israel’s only professional cycling team
Directors Guild of America president Gene Reynolds announces the Directors Guild of America nominess for outstanding directorial achievement in motion pictures for 1996 films, January 21.
Gene Reynolds, co-creator of ‘M*A*S*H,’ dies at 96
By REUTERS
Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg tells tech conference he has ‘become more religious’
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Adam Sandler 150
Adam Sandler signs on to make 4 more movies with Netflix
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Senior citizens participate in laughter yoga in a park in India.
A birthday as a time of financial reflection
By AARON KATSMAN
Money changer holds U.S. dollar banknotes as he counts other currency banknotes at Grand Bazaar in Tehran
Tax Authority reduces aliyah tax breaks
By LEON HARRIS
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish to give ‘special performance’ at Oscars ceremony
By REUTERS
THE FABLED Sundance Film Festival in Utah.
Parties and politics at the Sundance Film Festival
By LAURI DONAHUE
'Jacob's Ladder' by Marc Chagall
Stolen Marc Chagall painting sells for $130,000 at auction in Israel
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Michael Italiaander paints Anne Frank's influence on Nelson Mandela.
Anna Frank’s influence on Nelson Mandela portrayed by 97-year-old artist
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Fauda has become one of Israel's most internationaly known series
Fauda writer and director sign TV deals
U.S. rapper Mac Miller.
Family of late Jewish rapper Mac Miller releases his last album
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Cast member Natalie Portman poses at the premiere for "Annihilation" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 13, 2018. (Credit: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni)
Natalie Portman inspires African American lesbian’s journey in new play
‘Jojo Rabbit’ shows Hitler through the eyes of a child
Jewish celebs star in Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue fantasy film
Las Vegas, NV, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard Isaia Cordinier (28) dribbles against Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kelan Martin (30) during the second half of an NBA Summer League game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Thomas & Mack Center.
Brooklyn Nets wear‘No Place For Hate’ shirts with ADL logo
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
GAL GADOT
Gal Gadot is the new face of Smartwater
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Palestinian musician Firas Harb uses Spotify app on his mobil phone in Beit Sahour, in the West Bank November 20, 2018
Spotify to remove playlist titles about Jews and the Holocaust
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Buck Henry, 1978.
Buck Henry, The Graduate screenwriter and frequent SNL host, dies at 89
A woman holds up a photo of late state prosecutor Alberto Nisman, lead investigator into the car bomb attack that killed 85 people at a Buenos Aires' Jewish community center, during commemorations of the second anniversary of his death in Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 18, 2017.
Netflix airs series on murdered Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern
NBA players, referees to wear black band honoring David Stern
By REUTERS , MARC BRODSKY/JTA
McDonald's at Ben Gurion.
After nine years, McDonald’s is back at Ben Gurion
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
BALLET DE Monte Carlo’s ‘Coppel-I.A.’
Dance Review: Copplél-I.A. world premiere
By ORA BRAFMAN
HILLARY CLINTON
Hillary Clinton brought to tears by Yiddish 'Fiddler on the roof' show
By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
A SCENE from ‘In Between.’
Top 10 Israeli movies of the decade, and the 10 best movies of 2019
TEAPACKS
Teapacks to perform at fund-raiser for BeKol
ECHOES – ‘We all really connect with everything Pink Floyd did.’
Israel’s Pink Floyd cover band, Echoes, honors The Wall's 40th anniversary
THE YOUNG Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
Young IPO has hearts in the right place
By SARAH HERSHENSON
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
Concert review: Accurate, but not quite inspiring
By URY EPPSTEIN
A promotional image for Fauda.
Season 3 of 'Fauda' viewed a million times in 48 hours
Dozens of Jewish figures had enormous impacts on the 2010s
The Jews who defined the 2010s
By JTA STAFF
Disney characters attend the 25th anniversary of Disneyland Paris at the park in Marne-la-Vallee, near Paris, France, March 25, 2017
'Elena of Avalor' Hanukkah episode a win for diversity
By SARAH AROESTE/JTA
Star Wars enthusiasts huddle with their lightsabers after participating in Earth Hour at Taguig City, Philippines, March 30, 2019
Star Wars Jedi named for hero student in U. of North Carolina shooting
Top 10 photographs of the decade
The top 10 photographs of the decade, 2010-2020
Top 10 photographs of the decade
Haredi soldier stands proud in Old City - photo 10
Top 10 photographs of the decade
Netanyahu met Germany's Merkel, but this image stole the show - photo 9
Top 10 photographs of the decade
Israeli policeman saves child in Jerusalem Nakba riots - photo 8
Top 10 photographs of the decade
Syrian children cross border to Israel for medical treatment - photo 7
Top 10 photographs of the decade
Introducing smartphones to Jerusalem's Western Wall - photo 6
Top 10 photographs of the decade
Family playing in West Bank settlement of Yitzhar - photo 5
Top 10 photographs of the decade
The Dead Sea, Israel's natural wonder candidate
Top 10 photographs of the decade
Ramallah protester smiles, but cries on camera - photo 3
Top 10 photographs of the decade
Shimon Peres says goodbye - photo 2
Top 10 photographs of the decade
A cross-cultural embrace in Gush Etzion - Photo 1
Film festival (Illustrative)
US film festivals next month spotlight Israeli movies
The Critical Need For Lifesaving EpiPens In Israel
By UNITED HATZALAH
The Netflix logo is shown in this illustration photograph in Encinitas, California
Netflix's 'Messiah' already controversial before its release
Actor Gal Gadot arrives with her husband, Yaron Varsano, to attend the National Board of Review awards gala in New York, U.S., January 9, 2018
Gal Gadot to co-produce film adaptation of controversial Israeli book
Drag queen Alyssa Edwards attends RuPaul's DragCon 2017.
Drag superstar Alyssa Edwards to dance into Tel Aviv for the new year
ELISEE AKOWENDO (center) and the cast of ‘Gently.’
A gentle rhythm king
By SHANNA FULD
Arik Einstein – most played.
Pop classics top most-played songs of decade
Tamara Stefanovich
Concert Review: IPO
By URY EPPSTEIN
THE MEITAR ENSEMBLE is one of the attractions at Tzlilim Bamidbar.
Sounds like the desert
Actors from the Israeli TV series 'Prisoners of War'
NY Times names ‘Prisoners of War’ top international TV series of decade
IOANNIS SFAIROPOULOS Ioannis Sfairopoulos has brought stability to Maccabi Tel Aviv, both locally and in Europe, in his year-plus with the club and was rewarded this week with a contract extension.
Maccabi Tel Aviv shows faith in Sfairopoulos
By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
Disney characters attend the 25th anniversary of Disneyland Paris at the park in Marne-la-Vallee, near Paris, France, March 25, 2017
Jewish Disney princess lights up holiday season
Quentin Tarantino at the Jerusalem Cinemateque on December 14, 2019.
Pulp Fiction director Quentin Tarantino attends Jerusalem screening
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ renewed for 4th season
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
BARBARA MILLER, director of ‘#Female Pleasure.’
Struggle for liberation highlights J’lem Women’s Film Festival
ETTY BENZAKEN
It’s all just music for Etty BenZaken
Actor Michael Douglas poses with his father Kirk Douglas and son Cameron Douglas during the unveiling of his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 6, 2018
Screen legend Kirk Douglas turns 103
The Golden Globes
Israeli director calls out Golden Globes for lack of female nominees
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