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13 is a lucky number for the Spirit Film Festival in Tel Aviv

13 is a lucky number for the Spirit Film Festival in Tel Aviv

The 13th Spirit Film Festival will take place at the from November 7-9. The festival features 20 films and 30 events, all of them focused on different aspects of spirituality. According to the festival’s website: “Spirit Film Festival is dedicated to spread ideas that contribute to the evolution of consciousness […]

by November 7, 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu, Ofir Akunis meet FIRST Robotics Olympics team

Benjamin Netanyahu, Ofir Akunis meet FIRST Robotics Olympics team

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Minister of Science and Technology Ofir Akunis met with the Israeli robotics team. The delegation just participated in the FIRST Robotics Olympics in Dubai and made it to the Dubai World Cup where they won a silver medal. When they arrived at the Prime Minister‘s […]

by November 7, 2019
Releasing women from bondage

Releasing women from bondage

GRAPEVINE Movies and television dramas have long been informal vehicles for education. Viewers who find it difficult to read history books or textbooks become entranced with the story they couldn’t read when they see it played out on the large or small screen. Many secular Israelis, as well as non-observant […]

by November 2, 2019
Rachel Weisz will portray Elizabeth Taylor in new film

Rachel Weisz will portray Elizabeth Taylor in new film

Jewish actress Rachel Weisz has been tapped to play Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor in a new film. “A Special Relationship” chronicles Taylor’s personal journey from Hollywood actress to activist through the lens of her friendship with her Roger Wall, a gay man who grew up in poverty in the Deep […]

by October 29, 2019
The 10 most important rules of Smartphone Photography ‏‏‏| Part two

The 10 most important rules of Smartphone Photography ‏‏‏| Part two

After covering the first 5 most important rules of smartphone photography in the previous Article: Portrait or Landscape, Gridlines – to help you with the most important composition, Distance from the subject and photographic angles, Photography in variable lighting conditions and Sharpness and light measurement these are the next 5 […]

by October 29, 2019
Claude Lelouch on dreams, movies and not being afraid of wrinkles

Claude Lelouch on dreams, movies and not being afraid of wrinkles

The idea for Claude Lelouch’s new film, The Best Years of a Life, which just had its Israeli premiere at the Haifa International Film Festival (which runs until October 21), came to the director when he screened a digitally restored print of his 1966 classic film, A Man and a […]

by October 26, 2019
Uri Geller fights to bend Instagram in his direction

Uri Geller fights to bend Instagram in his direction

Famed Israeli paranormalist can get spoons to bend to his will when he puts his mind to it, but the folks who run Instagram are a different story. Geller, who is one of the most famous in the world, reached out to his followers on Facebook on Saturday night, asking […]

by October 26, 2019
Japanese Ryokan in Northern California wine country

Japanese Ryokan in Northern California wine country

It isn’t what I expected to find in the midst of the Northern California vineyards. But when I pulled off the road in Glen Ellen, a quaint village in Sonoma County’s Valley of the Moon, there it was, Gaige House + Ryokan, a tastefully- designed, 23-room Japanese bed-and- breakfast inn, […]

by October 26, 2019
Mr. Monopoly doesn‘t need the Chinese market, opens Hong Kong attraction

Mr. Monopoly doesn‘t need the Chinese market, opens Hong Kong attraction

A theme attraction based on the popular board game, Monopoly, is set to open in next week in Hong Kong‘s Victoria Peak. Victoria Peak is a very affluent neighborhood, home to the world‘s two most expensive properties. "The Peak is the most valuable piece of land in the Hong Kong […]

by October 26, 2019
Jesse Eisenberg: Visiting my Polish cousin made me realize my privilege

Jesse Eisenberg: Visiting my Polish cousin made me realize my privilege

star Jesse Eisenberg said that a visit to Poland and an encounter with a second cousin who did not make it to America and survived the Holocaust changed his perspective on his identity and inspired him his play The Revisionist. Speaking to The Open Ears Project podcast, Eisenberg, who grew […]

by October 26, 2019