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News Israel Culture: Israel Museum celebrates a decade of supporting local artists collection

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
Israel Museum celebrates a decade of supporting local artists collection
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Israel-Museum-celebrates-a-decade-of-supporting-local-artists-collection-616803

“Together, they comprise the museum’s heart and help preserve its place as a cornerstone of local and international art and culture.” Asked about the process of how art works are chosen, Mendelsohn ...

News Israel Culture: 'Do not despair of losing so often' – Lea Tsemel, the Israeli lawyer who defends Palestinians

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
'Do not despair of losing so often' – Lea Tsemel, the Israeli lawyer who defends Palestinians
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2020/feb/10/advocate-lea-tsemel-israeli-lawyer-defends-palestinians

She has been called a traitor and the Israeli government tried to block an award-winning new film about her work and spirit. As the BBC screens Advocate, we meet the ‘angry optimist’

News Israel Culture: Red Hot Chili Pepper returning to Israel

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Red Hot Chili Pepper returning to Israel
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Red-Hot-Chili-Pepper-returning-to-Israel-616307

That Israeli funkinstein.” Flea added, “He went out to a trip in Israel ... tying up the fractured pieces a splintered rock culture, and bridging the gap between the underground street sounds of ...

News Israel Culture: Condemn growing culture of hatred

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
Condemn growing culture of hatred
News source: https://www.santafenewmexican.com/opinion/my_view/condemn-growing-culture-of-hatred/article_ddfcdca8-3ec5-11ea-a381-a706e27fc634.html

Israel continues only to defend itself time and again ... Anything less becomes tacit approval of the growing culture of hatred that continues to be laid bare each and every day, and now here, in ...

News Israel Culture: Israel's SodaStream returning to Super Bowl

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
Israel's SodaStream returning to Super Bowl
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Israels-SodaStream-returning-to-Super-Bowl-616211

Johansson received strong criticism after signing a contract with SodaStream, who at the time had its factory in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank. She ultimately left Oxfam over a fundamental ...

News Israel Culture: The beauty and diversity of Jewish culture

Published on: Monday 02 December 2019
The beauty and diversity of Jewish culture
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/The-beauty-and-diversity-of-Jewish-culture-609633

All three festivals subscribe to an inclusive definition of Jewish culture and include both Israeli and Diaspora artists. Though each of the three festivals focuses on its own distinctive art form – ...

News Israel Culture: Louis C.K. Sparks 'Comedy Police,' Cancel Culture Debate After Auschwitz Joke in Israel

Published on: Saturday 30 November 2019
Louis C.K. Sparks 'Comedy Police,' Cancel Culture Debate After Auschwitz Joke in Israel
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/louis-ck-auschwitz-joke-comedy-police-cancel-culture-me-too-movement-debate-1474899

As his continued comeback tour is again coming up against criticism from #MeToo movement activists, comedian Louis C.K. sparked debate over "comedy police" and cancel culture, after reportedly making ...

News Israel Culture: The Latest: Palestinians say new Israeli airstrike kills 5

Published on: Wednesday 13 November 2019
The Latest: Palestinians say new Israeli airstrike kills 5
News source: https://www.wavy.com/news/world/the-latest-islamic-jihad-leader-signals-truce-terms/

Israeli airstrikes pounded Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza on Wednesday as militants ... to the marathon winner in the first modern Olympics of 1896 has been returned to Athens from a German university.

News Israel Culture: Gruelling army training and a culture of risk: 4 investors and founders reveal why Israel is a unicorn startup factory

Published on: Tuesday 05 November 2019
Gruelling army training and a culture of risk: 4 investors and founders reveal why Israel is a unicorn startup factory
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/israeli-entrepreneurs-leaders-in-tech-startups-due-to-national-character-2019-10

Tel Aviv has the most entrepreneurs per capita of any major global city and Israeli entrepreneurs are behind some of the world's biggest tech companies.

News Israel Culture: Israel’s culture minister offers settlers own propaganda film fund

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
Israel’s culture minister offers settlers own propaganda film fund
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/11/israel-regional-film-fund-west-bank-settlements-regev.html

The new initiative of Culture Minister Miri Regev for the establishment of three film funds hides her true purpose — to offer the settlers their own propaganda film fund. Israel's Minister of Culture ...

News Israel Culture: Arab Israeli protest convoy arrives in Jerusalem for meet with police minister

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Arab Israeli protest convoy arrives in Jerusalem for meet with police minister
News source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/arab-israeli-protest-convoy-arrives-in-jerusalem-for-meet-with-police-minister/

The meeting with Erdan comes days after the minister drew accusations of racism from Arab MKs for saying that violence in Arab Israeli communities is due to culture. “It’s a very, very — and another ...

News Israel Culture: Grapevine: An unapologetic friend of Israel

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Grapevine: An unapologetic friend of Israel
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Grapevine-An-unapologetic-friend-of-Israel-604273

During a previous visit to Israel in 2011, Howard, at a dinner with a large group of Australian expats ... She was also impressed by Taiwan’s culture, and found the whole experience inspiring. She ...

News Israel Culture: ‘Is Scott Israel fit to be sheriff?’ Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony offers his assessment

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
‘Is Scott Israel fit to be sheriff?’ Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony offers his assessment
News source: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/politics/fl-ne-gregory-tony-broward-sheriff-interview-20191010-ztrqojylkzdjfncpfjgj3g6uga-story.html

Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony declines to say if he thinks his predecessor, suspended Sheriff Scott Israel, is fit to hold office. Tony said he found deficiencies in the office's operations when he took it over in early 2019, but won't characterize Israel, even when they're competing against each other in next year's election.

News Israel Culture: Will Omar and Tlaib get OK to visit Israel? It may be all up to Netanyahu

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Will Omar and Tlaib get OK to visit Israel? It may be all up to Netanyahu
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/netanyahu-will-decide-whether-to-allow-omar-tlaib-enter-israel-over-their-support-of-boycott-of-jewish-state

U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib want to visit Israel -- but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely have the final say on whether the far-left "Squad" members may enter Jewish state. ...

News Israel Culture: As Israel Moves Farther To The Right, Women Are Paying The Price

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
As Israel Moves Farther To The Right, Women Are Paying The Price
News source: https://forward.com/opinion/427839/as-israel-moves-farther-to-the-right-women-are-paying-the-price/

Also on Israeli Independence Day, at a concert by pop singer Natan Goshen in the secular city of Ramat Gan, a girl was forced to leave the stage when an employee of the “religious culture ...

News Israel Culture: Israel’s Entebbe Warrior

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Israel’s Entebbe Warrior
News source: https://jewishjournal.com/culture/lifestyle/humans-of-israel/301674/israels-entebbe-warrior/

Almog despaired at finding a suitable place for his son. He quickly became schooled in Israel’s culture of shame regarding the mentally and physically challenged. “We measure how strong a ...

News Israel Culture: Netanyahu makes history as Israel’s longest-serving leader

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Netanyahu makes history as Israel’s longest-serving leader
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/netanyahu-makes-history-as-israels-longest-serving-leader/2019/07/17/f5259112-a858-11e9-8733-48c87235f396_story.html

and infused politics with a culture of corruption. But as the longevity of his 13-year rule is set to surpass that of Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion on July 20, all agree Netanyahu has left ...

News Israel Culture: The Brilliance of Batya Gur, Israel’s Greatest Detective Author

Published on: Sunday 07 July 2019
The Brilliance of Batya Gur, Israel’s Greatest Detective Author
News source: https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/287220/batya-gur-israel-detective-novels

It’s in a similar fashion that accumulated investigations of death are revealing of life in Israel, by way of the detective novels of Batya Gur, the Israeli writer who penned other novels and one work ...