Posts Tagged ‘ movies ’

When Egyptian Movies Ruled Israeli Airwaves

July 20, 2016
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When Egyptian Movies Ruled Israeli Airwaves

In the three decades between Israel’s founding and the 1979 peace treaty with Egypt, the relationship between the two neighbors was tense. And yet, Israelis eagerly turned on their TVs every Friday afternoon and welcomed in Shabbat with the Egyptian movies watched across the Arab world. Why were they screened?…

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Kidnapped, Murdered, and Now Starring in a New French Film

April 27, 2015
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Kidnapped, Murdered, and Now Starring in a New Film

In 2006, Ilan Halimi, a young Parisian Jew of Moroccan descent, died after having been…

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A New Film About an Endangered Species: The Jewish Deli

February 27, 2015
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A New Film About an Endangered Species: The Jewish Deli

There’s something about the Jewish deli. Every bite into piping hot pastrami and corned beef,…

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The Jewish Nazi Film That Was Too Nazi for the Jews

October 22, 2014
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The Jewish Nazi Film That Was Just a Little Too Nazi

What could scream “zeitgeist” louder than a 1942…

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Let My People Go

January 24, 2013
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There’s a place where romantic fairy tale meets…

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A Tribute to Leonard Cohen

June 29, 2012
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Leonard Cohen is a modern-day renaissance man–musician, poet, philosopher, mystic.…

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Jerusalem, in IMAX

June 26, 2012
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You’ve never seen Israel like this. In the…

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Birdies, Orphans and Fools

May 2, 2012
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Today, Ephraim Sidon is the chief rabbi of Prague, Czech Republic.…

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The Subway Violinist

April 20, 2012
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The violinist Philipe Quint was a child genius. At the…

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Electric Golem

February 16, 2012
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The 1920 German silent film The Golem is a classic…

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Jewish Gangsters

December 30, 2011
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A Pair of Rabbis & a Pair of Nuns

November 23, 2011
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Jewish jokes aren’t like regular jokes. Granted, there’s the…

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