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Jewish Film Festival committee members gathered at the Israeli cuisine dinner to kick off the second annual Jewish Film Festival. Shown are (l-r) Mike Saltzman, Marsha Davis, Fran Saltzman and George Beckerman. DENY HOWETH PHOTOS

Israeli cuisine kicks off second annual Jewish Film Festival

The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and partner Seaside Jewish Community present the second annual Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival. A dinner of Israeli cuisine, on March 22 at Fish On, kicked off a..View More


Film festival spotlights Israeli culture to student audience

In the midst of a political conflict, several Israeli groups on campus are joining together to pull the spotlight away from war and terror and shine it on Israeli culture. Through a collection of an..View More

Johan Heldenbergh and Jessica Chastain star as Jan and Antonina Zabinski in “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” part of the Seattle Jewish Film Festival. (Anne Marie Fox)

Seattle Jewish Film Festival to feature ‘Zookeeper’s Wife,’ other soul-reaching fare

The mission of the 22nd annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival, says festival director Pamela Lavitt, is "to introduce people to nuanced thinking about the Jewish experience." The fest runs March from..View More

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Home Alone

Dance on Film: The Moderni Series

Israel's rich modern dance scene is made more accessible and endurable through another of Israel's renowned art forms-- its film industry.   Israeli film has experienced significant growth the..View More

Big Bad Wolves

2013: A Year of Growth For Israeli Cinema

Although this year, Israel will not have a film competing for an Oscar, there is no doubt that Bethlehem, Israel's submission to the Academy will be seen by American audiences. 2013 brought Israeli..View More

Israel Film Center Recap: Doc Aviv

The 2013 Doc Aviv Film Festival included a diverse selection of Israeli premiere documentaries. On a oddly misty night in the new Tel Aviv port (though it felt more like London), the festival opened..View More

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