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Published: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:07:59 +0200
Copyright: Ynet - news and content from Israel (Yedioth Ahronoth web site)
Jenna Jameson gives birth to a girl
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:24:00 +0200
After a well-documented pregnancy, the legendary porn star, Jenna Jameson, who married an Israeli and even converted to Judaism, gives birth to their first child.
Michael Sheen talks hummus, Richard Gere and Masters of Sex
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:09:00 +0200
The Welsh actor is in the new movie Norman by Israeli director Joseph Cedar. In an interview with Ynet, he talks about his introduction to Israeli culture on the set of the movie, what it was like working with Cedar and Hollywood star Richard Gere, and the last season of TV show Masters of Sex.
Hamas TV channel builds Jerusalem set in Gaza
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:06:00 +0200
Al-Aqsa channel is preparing a new series slated to air during Ramadan that focuses on epicenters of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Actors recreate violent clashes between the two groups.
Gal Gadot welcomes wonder baby number 2
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:02:00 +0200
Pull out your Wonder Woman costumes and get ready to celebrate, as our Wonder Woman in Hollywood Gal Gadot gives birth to a second daughter.
Palestinian film director issued a fatwa over debut film
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 22:35:00 +0200
A Palestinian director is issued a fatwa—a religious Islamic ruling—condemning her controversial debut film In Between (Bar Bahr), calling her a heretic and banning its screening; on the flipside, her movie receives global accolades.
Roger Waters and BDS target Radiohead over Israel concert
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:27:00 +0200
Various musicians and artists publish open letter on Holocaust Remembrance Day to encourage Radiohead to cancel show; Thurston Moore: 'It is a small sacrifice in respect to those who struggle in honorable opposition to state-sponsored fascism.'
British band Smokie returns to Israel in October
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 21:47:00 +0200
Having been to Israel multiple times, the pop rock group will be back for four performances as part of an international tour. The shows will be in Haifa, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Israel might be ineligible for Eurovision
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:33:00 +0200
If the country's new public broadcaster may not have news programming, it would fall afoul of membership rules in the union that produces the popular song contest.
Born to make us happy: Britney Spears coming to Israel
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:51:00 +0200
Now it's finally official, Yarkon Park is preparing for the arrival of Britney Spears, who is scheduled to arrive on July 3 for a first ever show in Israel. Below are all the details you need to know.
Britney Spears is coming—I-I-I wanna go-o-o
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 21:12:00 +0200
Mrs. Oh my God that Britney's Shameless has finally agreed to come visit Israel for her first-ever performance here. It’s taking place in July, so clear your schedules.
Amos Oz, David Grossman among Intl. Booker Prize nominees
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:34:00 +0200
Edinburgh International Book Festival director Nick Barley, who chaired the judging panel, said Grossman's portrait of a failing standup comic and Oz's story of history and betrayal were masterworks by mature writers with big international reputations.
The industry of hate—anti-Semitism, racism, prejudice
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:31:00 +0200
Aya Ben Naftaly collected dozens of anti-Semitic posters from the 19th century to the present, and organized them into the 'hate industry' exhibition at the Massuah Institute: 'The world must understand that this is hatred that starts with the Jews, but never ends with them.'
Jewish photographer who captured WWII’s Eastern Front
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:39:00 +0200
The photographs of the late Yevgeny Khaldei, most famous for his photograph of Soviet soldiers waving their flag over the conquered Reichstag in 1945, have been republished following a lengthy court battle for the rights that his daughter won.
New Banksy exhibition to open in Herzliya
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 20:28:00 +0200
The exhibition, which will display art pieces by the famous and anonymous street artist Banksy, will feature thought provoking artworks criticizing consumer culture, and depicting the gaps between capitalist societies and the Third World; pieces will include a starving African child donning a Burger King crown, and even a replica of David’s statue in an explosive vest.
New exhibition shows letter advising Jewish state in Israel
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:39:00 +0200
The National Library in Jerusalem is showcasing hundreds of items from Napoleon's era, including a letter sent to him that is considered to be the first document to advise letting the Jewish people form a state in Israel.
Watch: Israel's first years, through the lens
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:28:00 +0200
Watch the photos set to be shown in the upcoming exhibition of David Seymour's photographs, capturing Israel's first years through the lens of the renowned photographer.
A box lunch to remember
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:02:00 +0200
Review: The new Bento lunch at Dinings in the Norman Hotel is another opportunity to enjoy what many claim to be the best sushi in Tel Aviv.
A golden culinary anniversary
Sun, 09 Apr 2017 20:30:00 +0200
Review: Dolphin Yam, which first opened in the newly unified city of Jerusalem in 1967, is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year as the capital’s preeminent restaurant specializing in fish and seafood
Bella Hadid: 'I am proud to be a Muslim'
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 18:49:00 +0200
After being photographed for some of the most world-renowned magazines, Gigi's little sister takes up a new gig that includes little makeup and very few clothes; in between a swimsuit and a see-through dress, the model speaks of her love life, which mainly includes Islam.
Bar Refaeli is pregnant with second child
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:32:00 +0200
Only half a year since giving birth to her daughter Liv, Bar Refaeli is expecting a second child. Despite the joyful news, Refaeli, along with her mother, is still under investigation for tax evasion.
Cracker vs. cracker: IDF nibbles on a new biscuit
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:31:00 +0200
A thin, dry emergency cracker manufactured for the IDF at a cost of NIS 1 million a year will be replaced by an American product that will arrive in much more durable packages, saving the army millions of shekels.
NBA heading to Israel this summer
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:14:00 +0200
Basketball Without Borders is coming to Israel this summer where the top teenagers from over 30 countries will get tutoring from NBA and FIBA players and coaches, along with community outreach in Israel; NBA president of social responsibility and player programs: 'This is going to be about bringing the Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Druze and other communities together.'
Bronze medal to Shatilov at the European Championship
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:20:00 +0200
The best Israeli gymnast of all time came up with a fantastic routine that earned him a score of 14.400 and the third place in the European Gymnastics Championship that was held in Romania; this is the seventh European medal for Shatilov.
European Judo Championships to be held in Israel
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:29:00 +0200
Selection of Israel comes with a price tag of NIS 6 million in guarantees; President of the European Judo Union, Sergey Soloveychik, will arrive in Israel in May to meet with Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev in order to finalize details.
Omri Casspi's woes continue
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:56:00 +0200
Marking arguably the worst NBA season of his career, Omri Casspi is about to find himself leading the NBA in perhaps the most unflattering category.
Israeli birdwatching race raises funds for Turkey
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 22:39:00 +0200
Top birders from around the world gather in Eilat to compete in the fourth annual Champions of the Flyway (COTF), involving 17 multiple-nationality teams from countries including Finland, South Africa, China, Turkey, the UK, United States, and an Israeli-Palestinian team.