Written by: [27 Apr 2017 ]
Night of Philosophy 2017

Flex your intellectual muscles! The 3rd Night of Philosophy, curated by Raphael Zagury-Orly, will take place on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Presented by the Embassy of France, the French Institute and the Goethe Institut in Israel, in partnership with the Polish Institute, the Van Leer Institute, Bar-Ilan University and the Cohn Institute, the event is directed by Tilla Rudel, Cultural Attaché and Deputy Director of the French Institute and Wolf Iro, Head of the Goethe-Institut. Discussions, lectures, readings, panels, and movie screenings, will take place in and around the French …

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Performance, Review, Theatre »

Written by: [24 Apr 2017 ]
Cameri/Habima: Three Sisters

Time has not diminished desire, and dreams shine bright in Hanan Snir’s excellent adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters, that explores the classic play from a different perspective.

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Written by: [17 Apr 2017 ]
The Most Beautiful Woman in Town – April 2017

Exhilarating creativity, intoxicating rhythms, and chill vibes were among the many pleasures of The Most Beautiful Woman in Town mini-fest that took place at the Abraham Hostel in Tel Aviv, Saturday, April 8, 2017. The all-day celebration of women’s power and creativity boasted a terrific lineup of diverse performers,

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Written by: [16 Apr 2017 ]
Theatronetto 2017

The 2017 Theatronetto festival of one-person plays was marked by excellent and intense performances. Viewers were plunged into a vortex of emotions, as this year’s cohort of plays dealt with themes that included mental illness, terminal illness, death, hate crimes, divorce, eating disorders, and domestic violence; a virtual catalog of human suffering and resilience.

Music, Performance »

Written by: [9 Apr 2017 ]
Deaf Chonky

Deaf Chonky (Adi Bronicki & Tami Kaminsky) are a velvet scream that made me feel like the 80s never happened,

Arts, Film »

Written by: [5 Apr 2017 ]

In Paterson, Jim Jarmusch creates a world where poetry happens, a world at once concrete and surreal. It’s utterly captivating, the kind of film you can see over and over again. Beneath his calm, almost diffident demeanor, Paterson (Adam Driver), who leads a quiet, routine life as a bus driver in Paterson, New Jersey, has a secret, tumultuous existence, as words become poetry, emerging from the depths of his heart and mind. Eschewing the drama and sentimentality often associated with art films, Jarmusch opts instead for astute observation, small luminescent …