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INTERVIEW! Marlyn Vinig is Israel's first ultra-Orthodox film critic, and a self-proclaimed feminist. A guest of Berlin's Jewish Film Festival, she was on the four-member jury that awarded its top prize to Aalam-Warqe Davidian's "Fig Tree" on Tuesday Read more

Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW! Ahead of the 25th Jewish Film Festival Berlin, the spirited brain behind it traces its unlikely history and explains how it evolved into one of Europe's leading Jewish film festivals. Catch the festival at various venues Sep 8-17. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Israeli star choreographers Hofesch Shechter, Sharon Eyal, Gai Behar and Ohad Naharin present their most iconic productions in a triple bill at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Catch the two-hour tour de force Apr 11-14. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Radialsystem hosts the Israeli-German festival (Oct 12-18 at Radialsystem V and English Theatre Berlin) Read more

Theatre & Dance

It's that time of year again! The 4th Pop-Kultur, Berlin's state-sponsored showcase indie showcase for fan, performer or industry mug alike has taken over the Kulturbrauerei in Prenzlauer Berg for three days. Cameron Cook has the Day-One rundown. Read more

Concerts & Parties

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Photo by Ohad Meromi

Contemporary artists have their say on the centennial in Israeli exhibition The Kids Want Communism. Catch it before it's over Nov 12. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

You've read the blog buzz about the new Tel Aviv export and late-night dining spot off Oranienburger Straße, but is it justified? Mostly! Read more

, Food & Drink

Motzenstraßenfest, CSD – it's Pride season in Berlin. But some people aren't happy about the PR campaigns by the Israeli government. Read more

Opinion 5 Comments

From Chantal Akerman to Natalie Portman, this year's Jewish Film Festival gives women centre stage. Plus a dippy documentary and many more choice flicks about the chosen people, Jun 4-19. Read more

Film

Dror Dayan has just released his documentary "Even Though My Land Burning" dealing with Israelis supporting Palestinian struggles – and some on the German left are calling him a "self-hating Jew". Read more

Opinion 1 Comments

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has joined the racist cacophony against refugees. But some Berlin Jews are saying "not in our name". John Riceburg explains. Read more

Opinion

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