| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A break-up with her boyfriend triggers a temporary return to the parental nest for a thirtysomething wannabe filmmaker in "She Is Coming Home" an abrasive feminist drama from debuting Israeli writer-helmer Maya Dreifuss. The idea of making a character...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
VENICE - "Ukraine Is Not a Brothel," a docu-feature from Australian Kitty Green which lifts the lid on Ukraine's seemingly bizarre bare-breast feminist movement, has been acquired for international distribution by Tel Aviv's Cinephil days before its...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:30 AM
After completing his military service in Israel, Michael Mayer left his homeland in 1995 to attend film school at USC. After graduating, he made some short films and executive-produced a 2008 documentary, "Driving Men," that made the rounds of festivals....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Pop star Rihanna has confirmed an Oct. 22 concert in Tel Aviv, a decision that has delighted her legions of Israeli fans but angered proponents of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, a global campaign calling for the use of political and...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:45 PM
JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry began a trip to Israel Tuesday evening with a visit to Tel Aviv, where he offered reassurances about renewed peace talks ahead of separate meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
| May 5, 2013
| 10:05 AM
JERUSALEM – With three air strikes on targets in Syria since January, Israel is inserting itself into the Arab Spring’s most intractable conflict, heightening fears that the civil war could spiral into a regional conflagration.
But as some...
| May 13, 2013
| 3:27 PM
These days, it’s not just finding an exoplanet. It’s how you find that Earth-like body.
Scientists using sophisticated telescopes and arrays can detect a planet revolving around a distant star by looking at radial velocity of the star (a...
| May 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
JERUSALEM — Fears about a possible escalation of violence between Israel and Syria grew Sunday amid renewed Israeli threats to destroy Syrian weapons caches and Syria's warnings of retaliation.
After decades of relative calm along the two nations&...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for a Wednesday bombing attack on an Israeli tourist bus in Bulgaria that claimed at least six lives and injured dozens more....
| Sep 13, 2012
| 9:33 AM
A few dozen members of the Islamic Movement in Israel held a nonviolent protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv on Thursday, holding banners saying “freedom of speech does not equal insulting the prophet Muhammad” and denouncing a film...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The art world takes itself very seriously. Make that very, very seriously.
What little laughter can be heard between the white walls of the museum typically comes at the expense of art by people who don't understand it. Far rarer are chuckles that erupt...