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The Gatekeepers

GOP, Bibi Hurt Israel, USA

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Partisanship, extremism and obstructionism from the right in Israel or America that seeks to destroy our diplomacy only divides our alliance, endangers our security and damages America, Israel and the democratic world.

"Victory For Us Is To See You Suffer" Republicans Should Remember This When Criticizing Prisoner Swaps

H. A. Goodman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Would giving up prisoners who have undoubtedly been replaced by new recruits or promotions embolden the Taliban? It's doubtful, considering that they don't need any more motivation than the "political, religious, and social purpose" they already possessed.

Israeli Cinema's Breakthrough -- Stories From Within

Isaac Zablocki | Posted 06.08.2013 | Arts
Isaac Zablocki

This week, The Israel Film Center Festival opens in New York City with over a dozen premiere Israeli films. Over the last decade, Israel has become a major international player in the world of film.

The Palestinian Occupation: Even (Or Especially) the 'Gatekeepers' Say It Isn't Working

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 06.04.2013 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

I saw, earlier this week, the astonishing film, The Gatekeepers, a documentary of interviews with six former chiefs of the Israeli Internal Security S...

23,000 to Lindsey Graham: No Foul to Use A-Word on Israel-Palestine

Robert Naiman | Posted 04.27.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

If Chuck Hagel can allegedly speak plainly about the dystopian future of Israel-Palestine if there is no peace, then every American can do it.

Best Documentary Goes To ...

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

The 85th Annual Academy Awards took place Sunday in Los Angeles, with "Searching for Sugar Man" taking the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. Mal...

The Gatekeepers and the Zionist Dream

Brad Rothschild | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Brad Rothschild

Contrary to the premise of The Gatekeepers, it's not a lack of strategy that has prevented Israel from achieving a modus vivendi with the Palestinians; rather it's an unstated one.

What Film Will Win Best Doc?

Mike Hogan | Posted 04.14.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

We're closing in on the big night -- it's less than two weeks away -- and with a dip in the calendar, it finally feels like the right time to investigate the Best Documentary category. Being a dilettante, I have failed to see even one of the nominated films thus far -- too busy watching gems like "Identity Thief," I suppose -- but this is a two-man operation, and I know you've been quite excited about this category for some time.

5 Must-See Indie Films This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

Since this is Academy Award month, I've decided to focus on Oscar-nominated documentaries, with one ringer to lighten the tone of these mostly-serious films. However, I can't let the moment pass without putting in a good word for a film that went all but unnoticed in theaters last fall.

Israeli Documentary Director: Jewish Population In America Cherishes Israel Too Much

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 03.31.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Dror Moreh, the Israeli director of the Oscar-nominated documentary "The Gatekeepers" told HuffPost Live Monday that American Jews cherish the idea of...

"The Gatekeepers"and Shin Bet Deliver the Goods

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Israel has quickly become an entertainment powerhouse that has given us In Treatment and the original Homeland, along with the two marvelous films that made the NYFF. We eagerly await the latest from Ari Folman. His Waltz with Bashir was also distributed by Sony Pictures Classics.