Israeli Comedy Scores Points by Bringing Together Soccer and Gay Politics

In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.

Iconic Israeli Director Menahem Golan Dies at 85

Film about his Hollywood movie empire debuted at 2014 Cannes Film Festival

Anger After Director Distances Israeli-Funded Film From Israel

Ministry of Culture wants its $400,000 back on Venice Film Festival entry

Israeli Actor and Director Assi Dayan Dies at 68

The son of Moshe and Ruth Dayan created some of Israel’s most iconic films

Israeli Film ‘Fill the Void’ is Jane Austen for Jews

New movie offers a glimpse into the insular ultra-Orthodox community

Prize Fighters

Joseph Cedar’s Footnote pits a Talmudic scholar against his academic son in a tale equal parts midrash, riddle, and Israeli political tragedy

Writing Footnote

Director Joseph Cedar on Orthodox Judaism, The Social Network, and the nightmare scenario behind his latest Academy Award-nominated film

Oscar Nominations Announced

Israeli film ‘Footnote,’ Jonah Hill, Woody Allen among nominees

Ma’aleh Comes to New York

Israeli film school screens films in NYC

Time of Favor

Israeli cinema has finally come into its own

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