Founded by two entrepreneurs, QueenB aims to prevent teenage girls from 'thinking they're not good enough' and show them they have a place in Startup Nation
Years after she fled a Haredi sect on the eve of being married off to a total stranger, Sara Erenthal became a prolific street artist with a liberating agenda
A flood of ugly rumors were the final straw that pushed Yisrael Heller to flee the strict, ultra-Orthodox community with his family, in the dead of night. The Hellers are part of a wave of Israelis who are severing ties with the Haredi world.
Marat Parkhomovosky's '1948' is inspired by Benny Morris' historical book about the formation of the state, and has triggered much discussion among audiences.
The Moroccan director and the Israeli actor behind the project to stage the play in Casablanca, explain why they chose the Polish-Israeli playwright.
Children’s games during and following a war reflect both their innermost fears and the pervasive social climate of the time.
‘Why I Killed My Mother,’ which has a happy ending, to open Teatronetto festival in Jaffa on Thursday.
Finding herself accidentally locked in Jerusalem’s Museum of Nature, Michal Vaknin got the idea for the performance 'The Opposite of Alive.'
In a new docudrama series, 'The Cursed,' Hagai Levi, the creator of the psychological drama series 'In Treatment' portrays four Israeli culture heroes who fluctuated between genius and madness.
Guild protests Federation, JCC efforts to scuttle controversial play by Israeli playwright about fictionalized 1948 incident in Palestinian village.
With a Haredi music director, Dr. Seuss's beloved characters come to the Israeli stage in an English-language production.
Best known for his TV comedy, the performer, who died of cancer this week, was one of the founders of Jerusalem's famed Khan Theater, where he also played dramatic roles.
Influenced by her grandparents' tragic love story, performance artist Michal Svironi gives us an erotic and funny show about food, sex and women who eat (and love) to fill the emptiness inside.
Even before the hostilities erupted in 1973, Joshua Sobol's plays were dealing with the Israeli army's sense of being undefeatable.
Reciprocal visits between New York and the Negev aim to make theater accessible to underprivileged community.
In her award-winning works, Yael Rasooly strives for 'sweet as saccharine and cruel as a Grimm fairy tale.'
Guy Ben-Aharon’s dream is to build bridges. His Boston-based production company, Israeli Stage, does dramatic readings of Israeli plays in translation.
Big winners include programs to promote the arts in underserved communities.
The latest creation by the dancer-performer-artist, who says she was inspired by the work of her late father, the poet Yehuda Amichai, distills through women's performance and wordless tableaux the concept of female body image.
Be'er Sheva Theater's production of 'Nora', the local version of 'A Doll's House', is covered up for audiences in the rest of the country. Censorship or simply good business?
Annual festival has budget of over NIS 3m, but actors get paid less than minimum wage for rehearsals and nothing at all for performances.
Lilach Dekel Avneri was the first Israeli director to showcase British director Sarah Kane's mad genius.
The city that never sleeps is hosting its annual all-nighter, where the party literally spills into the streets. Haaretz lists the best places to dance, drink and soak up culture this year.
Nick Payne’s 'If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet’ is the young director and playwright Orly Rabinyan’s latest project.
Cleansing texts and other media of women is a relatively new development among religious Zionists, and the phenomenon is of particular significance given the fact that these religious viewers are, in practice, a captive audience.
The activity of women in the early pre-state period has been erased from the political history of Israel, argues the author of a new book on the struggle for suffrage and its repercussions today.
When the legendary Nola Chilton receives the Israel Prize next week, it will be in recognition of the vast contribution that the American-born director has made - and continues to make today, even at age 91 - to our local theater world.
This year’s rendition of the capital's annual international performing arts extravaganza focuses on local talent and finds some interesting new-old venues to delight Jerusalem audiences.
Amnon Marinov was a maverick scientist working in the crossover field of nuclear physics and chemistry. His unorthodox methods led the scientific community to overlook his work and dismiss what he argued were his greatest achievements: the discovery of two new elements.