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Review 'One Week and a Day' works through grief, one toke at a time

With a title that sounds standard but turns out to be specific, "One Week and a Day" keeps an impeccable balance between absurdity and sadness, comedy and heartbreak. Increasingly outrageous but it..View More


Rabbi Greg Wolfe of Congregation Bet Haverim. Courtesy photo

Film, discussion focus on women’s Israeli-Palestinian business partnership

Described by the Jewish Film Institute as a soulful documentary, "Partner With the Enemy," a 2015 Israeli film, will be shared and discussed by Rabbi Greg Wolfe on Wednesday, May 3, in Davis. The 7..View More


Depiction of the old Eden Cinema in Tel Aviv. Yaniv Ben-Arie FLICKR

DARINGNESS OF ISRAELI CINEMA REFLECTS SOCIETY’S VIBRANCY

One aspect of Israel to celebrate on Yom Ha'atzmaut is its amazing movie culture. Anyone with even a casual acquaintance with the film industry in Israel recognizes it as a fine product of cultural..View More


COURTESY OF LAHAV ASSOCIATION APRIL 26, 2017 | 10:00AM PT

Israeli Filmmaking Programs Transform the Lives of At-Risk Youth

Israel's film and television industry is one of its most lucrative exports, with series such as "Fauda" and the feature-length comedy "Zero Motivation" packing a collective critical punch on But the..View More

Oriented

Oriented

Directed by: Jake Witzenfeld

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Three gay Palestinian friends explore the contradictions in their lives with Jewish filmmaker, Witzenfeld. Khader is at ease with his relationship with an Israeli lover as just another dimension of.. View More

Tikkun

Tikkun

Directed by: Avishai Sivan

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Haim-Aaron is an ultra-Orthodox scholar living in Jerusalem, whose talents and devotion are envied by all. One evening, Haim-Aaron collapses and loses consciousness. The paramedics announce to.. View More

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Rita Jahan Foruz (2012)

Rita Yahan Foruz

Directed by: Ayal Goldberg

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Rita Jahan Farouz immigrated to Israel from Iran with her family, when she was eight years old. Now on the eve of her forty-ninth birthday, with enormous tension between Tehran and Jerusalem looming.. View More

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