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disturbing the peace

Israeli-Palestinian conflict film ‘Disturbing the Peace’ to screen Feb. 7 in KC

A film about the transformation of Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters from enemies to peacemakers is coming to Kansas City.  “Disturbing the Peace” will screen at 7 p.m. 7 a..View More


Mr. Gaga

Israeli Film Festival Goes Gaga Over ‘Gaga’

Before Lady Gaga’s hit “Just Dance,” there was a dance style created by Mr. Gaga himself. Formally known as Ohad Naharin, the artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company has a..View More


“On the Map” is about Maccabi Tel Aviv’s win in the 1977 European championship

Film about historic Israeli basketball win opens Jewish film festival

Maybe you’re like Ellen Wedner and don’t give a darn about basketball. You might stop reading once you learn that "On The Map,” the film that opens the Donald M. Ephraim..View More


In between

New Film Depicts Deep Israeli Crisis

The wild arguments aroused by the film “In Between” are fascinating, if confusing. Allegedly, it’s an internal matter for Palestinian citizens of Israel.  The fact is that the..View More


A south florida film screening

Inspirational Israeli film screening in South Florida

South Florida film lovers may be moved by the inspirational Israeli documentary "My Hero Brother" at local screenings.  The film screens at the David Posnack Jewish Community Center, 5850 Pine..View More


Ben Aroya

'People That Are Not Me': An Israeli Filmmaker's Debut Is Exhibitionist and Humble at Once

There’s something elementary about “People That Are Not Me,” the debut feature film of Hadas Ben Aroya, but along with it is a large dose of singularity and boldness. The result in..View More


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