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Israeli film wins prize at Venice Film Festival

Israeli film wins prize at Venice Film Festival

Controversial film 'Foxtrot' wins Silver Lion award at prestigious film festival. Culture Minister calls film 'anti-Israel.'JTA, 10/09/2017 21:24
BDS tailwind

BDS tailwind

Culture Minister slams film misrepresenting IDF, says Israel should not fund films which aid its enemies.Uzi Baruch, 09/09/2017 23:14
'Anyone who shouts Allahu Akbar will be shot'

'Anyone who shouts Allahu Akbar will be shot'

Venice mayor promises: 'We'll send them directly to Allah; if someone runs in St. Mark's Square screaming 'Allahu Akbar' we'll shoot him'Mordechai Sones, 24/08/2017 17:34
Watch: Inside the sukkah of the Venice ghetto

Watch: Inside the sukkah of the Venice ghetto

The director of the Museum of Italian Jewish Art takes us on a tour of the sukkah of the first ghetto in the world.Eliran Aharon, 05/10/2016 23:43
Venice welcomes back Shylock

Venice welcomes back Shylock

New version of Shakespeare’s controversial play marks the 500th anniversary of the imposition of the Venetian Ghetto.JTA, 03/08/2016 01:42
In Italy, a Church Becomes a Mosque

In Italy, a Church Becomes a Mosque

What is happening in Europe is shameful. It has as much to do with self respect and preservation of historic treasures as it has to do with religion. Giulio Meotti, 15/05/2015 12:28
Captain Ill, El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing

Captain Ill, El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing

First-captain suddenly falls sick in mid-flight, plane makes emergency landing in Croatia. Doctor passenger helps treat pilot.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 15/05/2014 18:25
Chief Rabbis to Europe: Investigate Anti-Semitism

Chief Rabbis to Europe: Investigate Anti-Semitism

Israel's chief rabbis send letter to the President of the European Council, urge him to work to stop anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 03/01/2013 05:15