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Israel at 60 is a sad place. It is sad despite the prosperity that is apparent at every turn. By most Western political and economic standards, the country is a phenomenal success story. It is one of the few states created after World War II to have...
PUT yourself in writer-director Eran Kolirin's shoes. Your first feature-length, theatrical movie is receiving raves at film festivals around the world; critics applaud how it speaks with understated eloquence to the political realities of Israeli-Arab...
Special to The TimesThe title of Israeli writer-director Eytan Fox's new film, "The Bubble," is a pejorative reference to youthful myopia, namely in the trendy Sheiken Street district in modern Tel Aviv, where twentysomething progressivism may feel more like a cool...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe leader of an Orthodox Jewish sect was arrested Wednesday after authorities unsealed a sweeping 37-count indictment alleging that he operated a decade-long tax fraud and money laundering scheme stretching from Israel through New York to downtown Los...
It looked like high school basketball with high-tech bumper cars. Cheerleaders, drummers and somebody in a frog outfit worked the crowd into a frenzy. The buzzer sounded and 4-foot-tall robots clattered into action on a make-believe lunar surface....
Tags: Engineering, Gaming, Technology, Immigration, Shimon Peres
Times Staff WriterWHEN the towers came down on Sept. 11, Stephen Gaghan, the Oscar-winning writer of "Traffic," realized in a flash that "Hollywood has done a terrible job creating villains." It all used to be so simple, so black and white. There were the good guys and the...
Tags: FBI, Iraq, Oliver Stone, Gaza Crisis (2008), Civil Unrest
Times Staff WriterEven with dozens of singers onstage, with the Great Wall of China itself represented among the sets at the Metropolitan Opera, Plácido Domingo's entrance immediately makes him seem like the biggest, loudest thing up there. It helps that he's singing...
Maria Amelia Lopez Blogger began when she was 95 Maria Amelia Lopez, 97, a Spanish great-grandmother who described herself as the world's oldest blogger -- and became a Web sensation as she mused on events current and past -- died May 20 in her hometown...
Tags: Death, Nazi Party, World War II (1939-1945), Spain, Judaism
From the joy of those marching the twenty blocks up Fifth Avenue to the cheers of the tens of thousands watching from the sidelines, it was clear, New Yorkers were in an Israeli state of mind and the world's largest gathering in support of Israel wasn't...
Tags: Festive Events, WPIX, Arts and Culture
The CyberGuy is here to show how the next evolution of music is happening on the other side of the world. With little more then his old computer, one musician from Tel Aviv, Israel has created an internet sensation spanning the globe...and in the...
Tags: Gaming, Entertainment, Twitter, Inc., Music Industry, YouTube
Staff WriterWhen Ted Plavin moved to this Jewish settlement in 1989, residents warned that he was living too close to Arabs. A Palestinian man lived right behind his unfinished home, built on the remains of a Jordanian military outpost used during the Six-Day War...
Baltimore Sun National StaffPatty Grooms of Fairfax Station, Va., lies awake at night -- midnight, 1, 2 o'clock -- listening to the rumble of fighter jets patrolling the Washington skies and wondering what form another terrorist attack might take. Contaminated drinking water?...
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