Israeli Director Wins Oscar for Best Short, ‘Skin’

It took Trump’s election for Hollywood players to pay attention to Nattiv’s film. The short quickly became a darling of the film festival circuit, and Nattiv became a darling of the Israeli film scene.

2019-04-07T18:37:58+02:00 March 3rd, 2019|

German people of the Israeli book

“It was once a given that the German audience would want to read Hebrew literature – that is no longer so. Due to Israeli politics, a saturation of books on the Shoah and Israel, the interest level is now diminished.”

2018-10-24T10:18:54+02:00 October 24th, 2018|

The Poisonous Blonde of Berlin: The Musical

Stella Goldschlag’s story is the stuff of books, films, plays, and this month, a musical in Berlin running through the end of September at the Neukoellner Oper. Stella utilized attributes that could have made her a Marlene Dietrich contemporary (had her father not been denied an American visa) for one, pernicious purpose: catching Jews.

2017-11-06T21:40:49+01:00 September 26th, 2017|