Lauryn Hill to perform in Israel in May

American R&B and hip hop singer will play one concert at Rishon Lezion’s Live Park amphitheater, perform Fugees hits and Bob Marley classics. American R&B, soul and hip hop singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill will play one concert in Israel on May 7, at Rishon Lezion’s new Live Park amphitheater. She will perform her solo hits as […]

March 3, 2015
Aya The long and short of making ‘Aya’

Israeli co-directors Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun are living the Hollywood dream with their Oscar-nominated short film. Most young, independent filmmakers try to play it cool, but Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun, the Israeli co-directors of Aya, a movie nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short, are open about their amazement at […]

February 19, 2015
2143503544 Hollywood in the Holy Land: Where movies were filmed in Israel

Here’s a fun trivia game to play at your next family dinner. Name the Hollywood movies that were filmed in Israel. How many can you think of? How about television series? And just to make things interesting, which movies or TV shows were set in Israel, but not in fact filmed here? Let’s start with […]

February 12, 2015
Yariv Mozer Israeli Filmmaker Yariv Mozer on the East Coast

Despite a winter weather storm resulting in flight delays and campus closures, Yariv Mozer met with a group of awesome students to talk about his film Invisible Men, and even got a sneak preview of his new upcoming film! The screening will be rescheduled for March 2nd, so stay tuned Dalhousie!

February 4, 2015
SporlightonIsraeliCulture Spotlight on Israeli Culture

Spotlight on Israeli Culture kicks off this weekend with 2 months of exciting events including musical performances, theatre productions, dance pieces, visual arts, films and letters. The lineup features some of the breakthrough talents transforming Israel’s vibrant cultural scene today.  SDM is excited to be a media sponsor this great event, stay tuned for exclusive […]

January 30, 2015
Aya, an Israeli short film, gets Oscar nod

The Israeli short film, Aya, was among the Oscar nominees in the Best Live Action Short category. The nominees were announced on Thursday in Los Angeles. The short dramatic film Aya was directed by Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis. It stars Sarah Adler as an Israeli woman who impulsively pretends to be the driver for […]

January 15, 2015