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Golan Heights Winery Wine Enthusiast Magazine: 2012 New World Winery of the Year: Golan Heights Winery

Located at the crossroads of ancient civilizations, innovation is the buzzword at this modern, export-focused winery. While there’s little question that Israel would be classified as “Old World” in a historical sense—the country’s winemaking dates back thousands of years, including numerous Biblical references—Israel’s wine industry has only recently started gaining serious traction. “Winemaking in Israel […]

January 10, 2013
The Israeli film 'The Gatekeepers.' Israeli film makes critics’ best of 2012 list, moves closer to Oscar

Comprised of interviews with six former heads of the Shin Bet security service, The Gatekeepers was one of top movies in 2012, according to New York Times and Los Angeles Times critics. After making the Academy Awards’ short list for best documentary, the Israeli film The Gatekeepers was named one of the top movies of […]

December 18, 2012
5 Broken Cameras Israeli documentaries on Oscar shortlist

‘The Gatekeepers,’ ‘5 Broken Cameras’ among 15 films eligible for consideration for Academy Award nomination for best documentary film Two Israeli documentaries have been included on the shortlist of 15 films eligible for consideration for an Academy Award nomination for best documentary film, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced this week. From […]

December 7, 2012
Rita World Academy of Arts, Literature and Media to honor Rita Farsi album

World Academy of Arts, Literature and Media decides to give its annual pop music award to Iranian-born Israeli singer The World Academy of Arts, Literature and Media (WAALM) has decides to give its annual award in the pop music category to Iranian-born Israeli singer Rita for her new album, “My Joys,” in which she sings […]

October 25, 2012
Homeland 2 VIDEO: Showtime Teases “Homeland” Season 2, Shot in Israel

By David Caspi Showtime Teases “Homeland” Season 2, Shot in Israel Cable TV network Showtime has posted several short clips on YouTube teasing season 2 of its Golden Globe winning suspense drama “Homeland”. Most clips available now online feature cast and crew on set in Tel Aviv and Jaffa, as they are filming large portions […]

August 5, 2012
The Law in These Parts Israeli doco wins prize at Canadian film festival

Critically-acclaimed ‘The Law in These Parts,’ which charts Israeli justice system’s dealing in Palestinian territories, wins New Director’s Prize at Canadian International Film Festival A film chronicling the Israeli justice system’s dealings in the Palestinian territories has snagged yet another international prize, this time in Canada. Israeli filmmaker Ra’anan Alexandrowicz’ “The Law in These Parts” […]

May 7, 2012