Jury praises originality and wit of the film 'Synonyms,' which tells the story of a young Israeli who moves to Paris to escape his past
Marimi wins finals of 'The Next Star,' overcoming controversial vocalist Shefita; he will grace the stages of the song contest Israel is slated to host in May
Lena Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister, will be taking up a leading role in 'Gunpowder Milkshake' by acclaimed directors Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado
In strongly worded letter, contest supervisor warns of 'unimaginable consequences' toTel Aviv event should Israel not take responsibility for security budget
The funky and futuristic music video stars a pink rhinoceros and cost almost a million shekels to produce
With their comedy-thriller miniseries 'Douze Points,' Asaf Zelicovitch and Yoav Hebel are racing the clock before the song contest takes place in Tel Aviv in real life
Comedian and pro-Israel activist planted a tree alongside settler leader and said Jewish settlers are 'the pioneers at the forefront of Israel' ■ BDS, she claims, 'is very much the same as the first Nazi boycott of Jewish businesses'
Television hosts Erez Tal, Assi Azar, and Lucy Ayoub will also host, while Madonna is reportedly in talks to perform
Guy Nattiv tells Haaretz about the American neo-Nazi family and the Israeli racism that inspired his work
Nadav Lapid’s new film, 'Synonyms,' is in the running for the Golden Bear, while four other Israeli films will be screened at festival
The Lego Movie will not be Gadot's first venture into animation, as the Israeli star recently voiced herself in an episode of The Simpsons and portrayed a race driver in 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'
A direct confrontation by Jeremy Piven, formerly the abrasive agent in 'The Entourage,' felled by accusations of sexual harassment, might have brought a stronger performance in Jerusalem. Yet, still, his charisma made it a very entertaining evening
As a child refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sean Mongoza experienced racism on the streets of south Tel Aviv. Now he's the star of a powerful new TV series that wants to be the Israeli answer to 'The Wire'
Polanski had filed suit after Matan Uziel's website called on women to tell their stories of sexual harassment and assault, and was quoted saying that director had 'sexually assaulted five girls and teenagers'
Newspaper article criticizes Lina Makhul for allegedly refusing to perform on Independence Day 'because it's the Palestinian Holocaust Remembrance Day'
Total cost of producing the international song contest is 110m shekels, says Kan corporation; CEO worried about being able to repay the funds
The Channel 13 show about a man of Ethiopian Jewish background who is married to an Ashkenazi woman snapped up the award in the Best Comedy category
Research shows that more than 70 percent of statements by senior Israeli politicians are tainted by untrue statements. Politicians know they won’t have to pay a price for their inaccuracies, say researchers
Israeli-American producer Alon Aranya will produce the adaptation alongside Sarah Timberman, who also produced 'Masters of Sex' for Showtime
Eurovision Chief Defends Next Year's Contest in Israel: 'We Don’t Want to Be Used Politically in Any Way'
Jon Ola Sand, the man who essentially runs the contest, predicts in a visit to Israel that BDS activists won’t flood the country next May – but warns that the city's reputation will suffer if there's not enough lodging for foreign fans
The planned date for Bon Jovi's performance was revealed by accident in a newsletter the American rock band sent to fans
'I believe this will give hope to a younger generation and fulfill the values of a communal life,' said the leader of the veteran group in an announcement made in his name
'District Y' centers on policemen in Jaffa who deal with local crime families and Jewish-Arab interactions
'Freedom of Expression Is Not a License for Incitement': Israeli Ministers Advance 'Loyalty-in-culture' Bill
Culture Minister would have authority to slash government funding to cultural institutions which 'contravene the principles of the state' ■ Dozens of artists sign manifesto against the legislation
The plot of 'German Moon' will revolve around an Alabama town, where the families of 118 Nazi scientists settled in 1950 to develop ballistic missiles for the U.S. military
The northern Israeli-Arab city had planned to hold the event for author Walid Daka, who spend years behind bars after being convicted for involvement in the kidnapping and murdering of an Israeli soldier in 1986
Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation won the bidding process to broadcast World Cup preliminary games. But under pressure from a Qatari broadcasting company, UEFA is barring the airing of the games beyond the Green Line
The song includes a line referring to an anti-Arab rabbi and a massacre carried out at Palestinians refugee camps in Lebanon while Israeli forces turned a blind eye
BDS, public transportation problems and security issues are sure to keep the municipality and Shin Bet security service busy
Broadcasting union chiefs present Netanyahu with conditions for song contest to be held in Israel ■ Ultra-Orthodox lawmaker urged culture minister, communications minister and tourism minister to respect Sabbath laws if holding the contest in Jerusalem