The first season of the new series, based on Ronen Bergman’s book Rise and Kill First, will focus on the killing of senior Hezbollah leader Imad Mughniyeh
'Ajami' director Yaron Shani's new trilogy creates an experience that is as intriguing as it is moving
Shai Glick has used his keyboard and his connections to block performances and exhibitions in Israel. ‘When I silence Dareen Tatour, I’m fighting for human rights,’ he tells Haaretz
Ivgy was accused of stroking the complainant’s bare back and putting his hand under her camisole. When the woman, A., objected, he responded: 'An opening calls to a thief'
The French have always stood by Polanski, despite several rape claims against him. Then the director compared himself to Alfred Dreyfus – and suddenly things changed
The announcement for the annual ceremony honoring David Ben-Gurion bore the Culture Ministry logo though it denied any involvement
Right-wing Protesters Threaten Organizers at Israeli Screening of Documentary on Human Rights Lawyer
Screening comes after film was pulled from festival lineup following request from culture minister ■ Police ask for screening to be halted, citing tense atmosphere
Deputy attorney general says cancellation 'violates freedom of expression'; culture minister called for the cancellation of the showing of 'Lea Tsemel, Advocate,' which she claims glorifies terrorists
The new regional funds are a result of policy change by Culture Minister Miri Regev who says the initiate will diversify 'the range of voices in Israeli society'
New regional film funds initiated by Culture Minister Miri Regev include one in the territories, aimed at resident Jewish artists. While one producer decries funding ‘distributed to people of one nationality or religion,’ another welcomes the boon for right-wingers
A Documentary from inside Gaza and an animated film on the life of Luis Buñuel are just two of Haaretz’s recommendations for the October festival
Legendary sex therapist Ruth Westheimer tells Haaretz – in Hebrew – about the limits of the #MeToo movement, Judaism's contribution to sex theory, and the documentary about her that's now hitting Israel
Sameh Zoabi takes flak from both sides for his films like the current ‘Tel Aviv on Fire.’ He tells Haaretz why it's best to turn the gloom into satire
Documentaries on Montgomery Clift, drag queens and transgender teens are as thrilling as features exploring the lives of members of the community
Yousef Sweid, who in his latest role plays an Israeli army officer on a fictional soap opera, says that unlike Israel, in his new home in Berlin 'the political thing and my national identity are not the main subject'
Presenting the work of Lea Tsemel, who represents suspected terrorists, in a positive light 'is outrageous and deserving of condemnation,' Regev claims
Mati and Maya Kochavi explains what led them to create 'Eva's Story,' the Holocaust education project that sparked controversy even before its first post
Alamork Davidian's 'Fig Tree,' which was nominated for the Israel's prestigious Ophir Prize, brought her back to the nation of her birth to tell a story based on her childhood memories in the outskirts of Addis Ababa
Miri Regev is 'harming the public the ministry is meant to serve' by failing to announce their 2019 budget, leading institutes urge in letter to the minister
'Wonder Woman' actress says the party used the image without her consent
Sharon Maymon, screenwriter for the Oscar-winning short film 'Skin', returned home without a statuette, but he's not wasting time worrying about that
Nadav Lapid, whose film on a fed-up Israeli living abroad won Berlin's Golden Bear, says Israel lacks a rebellious instinct. 'We need someone to be in the opposition, to upset the power structure of cinema'
With the documentary “Free China: The Courage to Believe,” Zeng, the principal subject of the film, came to Israel to talk about the persecution of those who practice Falun Gong
Analysis Ruling on Divisive 'McJesus' Sculpture Fulfills Israeli Culture Minister's Censorship Fantasies
Following years of attempts by Miri Regev to curb offensive artistic expression, this week a court in Haifa upheld the mayor's right to intervene in content at a municipal museum to 'maintain public order'
Group backed by far-right Im Tirzu takes issue with shirt Yehonatan Geffen wore on social media bearing slogan, ‘All a suicide bomber needs is a hug’
'A Lesbian Romance Plus Religion Plus Politics' – Israeli Director's Film Reflects a Roller-coaster Life
Tsivia Barkai Yacov speaks with Haaretz about 'Red Cow' and the experiences that shaped her
More than half the horror films produced in Israel in the past decade are about the army and suggest the same idea: The Israeli nightmare is not about monsters and demons, but about the face in the mirror
Swedish pop sensation Army of Lovers scandalized sexual convention in the '90s. But one member of the band, now living in Tel Aviv, doesn’t miss stardom. He only wants to do yoga in the sun
Several audience members protested loudly during a scene showing a man and woman kissing, while some left the hall and demanded the film be halted
Having previously talked with guests at a Haredi hotel in London and with customers at an Arab-owned hair salon, leftist director Iris Zaki set out for the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, to find personal stories behind the stereotypes