Israeli film & filmmakers - updates and analysis
Sunday, September 13, 2020
Moral Dilemmas During Wartime
Love It Was Not, directed by Maya Sarfaty, is an intense and fascinating documentary about a beautiful, young Jewish woman, imprisoned in...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
The Success of a Grassroots Movement
Within the framework of the streaming DOCAVIV festival, my husband, Ron, and I had the opportunity to view the documentary film Four Moth...
Monday, September 7, 2020
The Story of How Israel Became Embroiled in the Mud of Lebanon
My husband a nd I have been watching documentary films from DOCAVIV (via streaming) these past few days. The festival is a wonderful Isra...
Monday, July 27, 2020
Streaming Israeli Films
Regular readers of this blog are familiar with the Israeli film distributor called Go2Films. During these difficult times, when many o...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
A Recipe for Failure
The modern orthodox world in Israel has been unforgiving towards any young man who is grappling with being gay. The rabbis at the yeshiv...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Tangled Roots ( שיעור מולדת ), directed by Anat Zeltzer and narrated by Modi Bar-On, is a documentary TV series which offers a broad hist...
Thursday, June 11, 2020
A Critical Look at the Ma'abarot
Ma’abarot – The Israeli Transit Camps , directed by Dina Zvi Riklis, narrated by Yael Abecassis, is a very hard-hitting and highly critica...
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