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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
Getting Bjorn Again

Getting Bjorn Again

If the song “Dancing Queen” makes you want to stop what you’re doing and spin around with your arms open, you are in luck. Bjorn Again, originally an Australian pop group, is coming to Israel for a that are designed to get you into your bell bottoms and onto the […]

by November 6, 2019
From Django with love

From Django with love

Rock guitarists are often lauded – quite rightly – for their pyrotechnics. Then again, their jazzy counterparts generally take a more subtle line to their performance craft although, by and large, they too can produce the licks when required. Bireli Lagrène has certainly proven his worth when it comes to […]

by November 6, 2019
Jazz dreaming

Jazz dreaming

has been center stage in the local entertainment arena for a long time now. The 68-year-old Argentine-born guitarist and vocalist has been there and done that with some of our iconic pop and folk performers, the likes of Arik Einstein, Shoshana Damari, Yehoram Gaon and Esther Ofarim. He is also […]

by November 6, 2019
Even Ophelia

Even Ophelia

While many accept the fate of the character Ophelia, albeit tragically, Rina Schenfeld refuses to accept the hand the dealt to the scorned young woman by . “I want to set her free,” says Schenfeld over the phone. In her new evening, Ophelia Aphilu, Schenfeld is continuing her entanglement with […]

by November 6, 2019
Health charity concert canceled after refusing to include female artists

Health charity concert canceled after refusing to include female artists

The tribute concert planned for celebrated Israeli singer and music artist Shlomo Artzi has been canceled by the organization planning it because of demands to include female singers. The proceeds of the event were to be donated to the Ezra LeMarpe medical support organization NGO which is managed by Rabbi […]

by November 6, 2019
A weekend full of art in Tel Aviv

A weekend full of art in Tel Aviv

Did you know Arabic has 14 different ways to describe love? Artist Anisa Ashkar invites the public to tell her their love stories and get a flower  in exchange, as part of her planned Thursday performance 14 steps to love (See box) meant to take place at the entrance of […]

by November 6, 2019
Case 4000: ‘Nir Hefetz had conflicting versions in his testimony‘

Case 4000: ‘Nir Hefetz had conflicting versions in his testimony‘

Channel 12 news published transcripts from the interrogation of Nir Hefetz, a former associate of Benjamin and and state witness in Case 4000, on Monday night that show that he changed his version of the events after signing the state .  According to the report Hefetz said the day after his […]

by November 5, 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
Aaron Sorkin says Mark Zuckerberg ‘assaulting truth.‘

Aaron Sorkin says Mark Zuckerberg ‘assaulting truth.‘

The writer of “The Social Network” still has a couple things to say about Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. And they aren’t good. Famed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin penned an open letter to the embattled Zuckerberg in The New York Times on Thursday accusing him of “assaulting truth” and taking […]

by November 1, 2019