Israeli Film,Theatre, & Politics

The playwright Gilad Evron criticizes establishment theater in Israel, and other matters. (Haaretz)

Some Israeli actresses, most notably Ayelet Zurer, are able to have careers both in Israel and Hollywood. (Jerusalem Post)

Carole Zabar talks about her alternative Israeli Film Festival. (The Jewish Week)

A rabbi, a Russian oligarch and a high-tech millionaire are running for mayor of Jerusalem. (Jewish Standard)

Ari Shavit argues that Justice Minister Daniel Friedmann seeks a revolution that  “contradicts the platforms of both Kadima and Labor� and contains serious internal contradictions, and provides a distraction from dealing with Israel’s strategic challenges and an economic crisis. (Haaretz)

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