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  • Diverse documentaries rule the Israel Film Festival

    By  Tom Tugend

    October 29, 2015 | 12:08 pm

    Films can show a country’s humor, history, obsessions and pride, and although big-star features get most of the attention, it is the sharply focused documentary that frequently cuts to the heart of the matter.

    This rule applies to the ongoing Israel Film Festival, which is...

  • Mideast

    By Eric Silver

    July 2, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Richard Strauss's opera "Salome" had its Israeli premiere grave;re in Tel Aviv this month. Strauss, who died in 1949,served, however briefly, as a cultural official in Adolf Hitler'sNazi administration. The season, by the visiting Kirov Opera from St.Petersburg, was an unchallenged...