DreamWorks mogul hosts at Burning Man

DreamWorks mogul hosts at Burning Man

Jeffrey Katzenberg hosts 700-person Shabbat dinner at Burning Man – Thea Glassman – The Forward 14.09.16 Burning Man isn’t your usual festival. Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a temporary...
Colin Powell on Israel’s nukes and Iran

Colin Powell on Israel’s nukes and Iran

Powell acknowledges Israeli nukes – Eli Clifton – LobeLog 14.09.16 In hacked emails, former Secretary of State Colin Powell acknowledged Israel’s nuclear arsenal and said that that and rational self-interest ought deter Iran from the construction and testing of a...
Sparks will fly at Israeli Film Festival

Sparks will fly at Israeli Film Festival

Filmmaker Pini Schatz set out to explore his lifelong obsession with American cult rock band Sparks, the end result of which is Never Turn Your Back on Sparks, screening at this year’s Israeli Film Festival. With a combination of eccentric, bordering on downright...
The sad, short, brilliant life of Amy Levy

The sad, short, brilliant life of Amy Levy

The sad, short, brilliant life of Amy Levy, female Victorian Jewish novelist – Emma Garman – Tablet Magazine 09.09.16 Uncovering the real life behind a hugely popular Israel Zangwill character, 127 years after the night she committed suicide at age...
High Court may intervene over stalled Western Wall deal

High Court may intervene over stalled Western Wall deal

High Court scolds government for not upholding Western Wall deal – Amanda Borschel-Dan– The Times of Israel 12.09.13 In hearing on 2013 petition brought by Liberal Jewry, High Court president asks why state’s plan for egalitarian prayer plaza has not yet been...