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  • Film Review: 'Anywhere Else'

    An Israeli grad student in Berlin doing her thesis on untranslatable words finds that returning home from abroad isn't quite the comfort she imagined in Ester Amrami's enjoyable but slight feature helming debut, "Anywhere Else." As an Israeli in Berlin...
  • Israeli warplanes strike targets near Lebanon-Syria border

    BEIRUT—Israeli warplanes struck targets late Monday near the Lebanese-Syrian border, according to news and official accounts, but there were conflicting reports about whether the areas hit were on Syrian or Lebanese soil. The official Lebanese...
  • Berlin -- 'Love' Conquers New Territories, 'Linsanity' Bounces on

    HONG KONG - Gay drama "Love Is Strange," starring John Lithgow and Ira Sachs, will play new dates in Europe. Following its appearance at Berlin's European Film Market, the pic was licensed to Spain's Golem Distribucion, Italy's Koch Media, Portugal's...
  • Jane V.P. Benesch, homemaker

    Jane V.P. Benesch, homemaker
    Jane V.P. Benesch, a homemaker who was active with several museums, died Feb. 12 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 95. The daughter of Henry Van Praag, a lingerie manufacturer, and Marie Goldsmith Van Praag, Jane Van Praag was born in New...
  • U.S.-born killer shoots guards, is slain in Israeli prison

    U.S.-born killer shoots guards, is slain in Israeli prison
    JERUSALEM -- A U.S.-born inmate in an Israeli prison shot and wounded three guards Sunday before being killed by a SWAT team that responded to the attack. Israeli media identified the shooter as Samuel Sheinbein, convicted of the killing of 19-year-...
  • Letters: John Bolton's unsettling views on diplomacy

    Re "Flailing in the Mideast," Opinion, Feb. 18 John Bolton presents a flawed critique of President Obama's diplomacy in the Mideast. In the case of Iran, Bolton is convinced that the current nuclear negotiations cannot result in a positive outcome and...
  • Paul Greenberg: Opinions in a flash

    (With apologies to Walter Winchell) Good morning, Mr. and Mrs. America, from border to border, coast to coast, and all the ships at sea. Let's go to press! Add another name to those Americans kicking the tobacco habit: CVS pharmacies. They plan to...
  • Israeli Filmmakers Bite Into the Horror Genre

    For a nation whose film culture has, for decades, revered the meditative and the political, Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado's film "Rabies" -- a twisted fairy tale, about a brother and sister lost in a dark forest, which shocked Israeli audiences in...
  • Israeli rock band 9 Lives finds therapy onstage

    Israeli rock band 9 Lives finds therapy onstage
    TEL AVIV — Before the Israeli rock band 9 Lives takes the stage, its members gather for a rowdy group hug. They slap one another on the back, jump a few times in unison and gulp shots of arak, a popular anise-infused spirit. The nine musicians...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 17, 2014

     
    In Monday's Pictures in the News, skiers fly through the air in qualification for men's aerials at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Geneva: Police evacuate passengers from an Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Rome,...
  • Series From 'Homeland,' 'Heroes' Producers Gets New Israeli Production Grant

    "Dig," the new drama series from "Homeland" producer Gideon Raff, above left, and "Heroes" producer Tim Kring, right, is the first recipient of newly created grant from the Israeli government and the Jerusalem municipality designed to lure big-budget...