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Israel: The Danger From Within

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 08.11.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The Israeli public, more so than their misguided political leaders, must wake up to this fateful reality and decide what kind of future to chart for themselves and for future generations.

Dancing in Jaffa Asks 'Could You Dance With the Enemy?'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.12.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Hope is exactly what watching Dancing in Jaffa gave me. The hope to believe that one day Israel and Palestine will co-exist, away from the settlements and politics. But also the confirmation that cultural activism works.

Best of Toronto 2013: Mais Darwazah's My Love Awaits Me by the Sea

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

In her latest project My Love Awaits Me by the Sea, Palestinian filmmaker Mais Darwazah decides to fall in love, and through that love, show the homeland she also discovers for the first time.

Best of Venice: Amos Gitai's Ana Arabia

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

In his latest masterpiece, Amos Gitai manages to take his audience to a world where we can all coexist and do it with patience, understanding and a grand dose of love. When a film can do that, it's not only a cinematic success, but a miracle.

Meet the "Other" Today at TEDxJaffa Live From Israel

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 11.07.2011 | World
Karin Kloosterman

More than people know, Jaffa is a lens through which the world can understand cultural diversity and cultural freedom in Israel.

Eyewitnesses Counter Israeli Army's Description of a Palestinian Death

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

Israeli and Palestinian eyewitnesses say that Jawaher Abu Rahma, a Palestinian woman, died after inhaling tear gas fired by the Israeli military at a demonstration. We interviewed two people in attendance.

It's the Most Dysfunctional Time of the Year!

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

2010-11-04-jaffa.jpg Jaffa is a taut drama that benefits from an extremely strong cast.

Showdown at Sheik Jarrah

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Suissa

In Israel, the land of a million arguments, it's easy to get so exhausted by the back-and-forth that sometimes you just want to tune out.

Ajami: You're Not in "Exodus" Anymore

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Leon T. Hadar

Ironically, Ajami introduce American viewers to a new brand of Israel/Palestine that seems to reflect the political, social and cultural realities of this region more than the fantasies being concocted by the PR geniuses.

"Ajami": A Film to Challenge the Israeli and Palestinian Narratives?

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ilana Teitelbaum

Hitting US theaters today is Ajami, Israel's contender at this year's Academy Awards, which has also been garnering praise at Cannes and other interna...

I Refuse to be your Enemy: Human Rights in the Holy Land

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

I have seen the future. It was last Friday, in the faces of thousands of people marching in the street in Tel Aviv-Jaffa, in the face of a little girl dancing on the shoulders of her father to music.

Iran Arrests Israeli Jaffa Orange Importers For Conspiring To 'Smear The Government'

Press TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran has arrested individuals behind a scheme to 'smear the government' through importing alleged Israeli oranges into the country. ...

Mislabeled Israeli-Grown Oranges Spark Panic In Iran

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here's a juicy story: Panic erupted over the weekend in Tehran after Iranian authorities were horrified to discover that citrus fruit being snatched u...