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Oscars: Israel Selects ‘Incitement’ for International Feature Film Category

Israel picks 'Incitement,' Yaron Zilberman’s thriller about the killer who assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995, as its official submission for the 2020 Oscars in the Best International Feature category.

Eurovision Song Contest Eyeing U.S. Move as ‘American Song Contest’ (Exclusive)

The Eurovision Song Contest is on its way to America. The European Broadcasting Union has struck a deal with Swedish production firm Brain Academy that will see the format shopped in the U.S. with the goal of holding the inaugural U.S. singing contest in 2021.

Madonna to Perform at 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

Live Nation Israel has confirmed that Madonna will perform at the annual Eurovision song competition, which is set to take place this year in Tel Aviv on May 18.

Meshulam Riklis, Businessman Involved in Pia Zadora Golden Globes Scandal, Dies at 95

Meshulam Riklis, the wealthy Israeli businessman who was involved in an infamous Golden Globes scandal with his then-wife, actress Pia Zadora, died Friday at a Tel Aviv hospital, his family announced. He was 95.

Roseanne Barr Calls Natalie Portman “Repulsive,” Defends Kevin Hart

Roseanne Barr slammed Natalie Portman, defended Kevin Hart and said John Goodman should have "fought harder" for her in an interview published Friday in the daily newspaper Israel Hayom.

Producer Jason Blum Booed at L.A.’s Israel Film Festival for Anti-Trump Remarks

Jason Blum on Tuesday was booed and physically removed from the stage after making controversial political statements during an acceptance speech at the 32nd Israeli Film Festival.

Oscars: Israel Selects ‘The Cakemaker’ for Foreign-Language Category

Israel has selected Ophir Raul Grazier’s 'The Cakemaker' as its official submission for the best foreign-language film category at the Oscars.

Moshe Mizrahi, Israeli Director of 3 Foreign-Language Oscar Nominees, Dies at 86

Israeli filmmaker Moshe Mizrahi, who co-wrote and directed three Oscar-nominated foreign-language dramas in the 1970s, including the winning 'Madame Rosa,' starring Simone Signoret, has died. He was 86.

Natalie Portman Denounced by Israeli Government Over Decision Not to Attend Awards

The move, believed to be in response to Israel's recent deadly shooting of Palestinian protestors, has been praised by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Israeli Police Recommend Charging Producer Arnon Milchan With Bribery

After a months-long investigation, authorities are recommending charges of bribery and tax avoidance against the famed Hollywood producer.

Foreign-Language Oscar Contender ‘Foxtrot’ Sparks Heated Debate in Israel

Samuel Maoz's meditation on grief was condemned by government officials who didn't even see it.

Oscars: Israel Selects ‘Foxtrot’ for Foreign-Language Category

Samuel Maoz’s Tel Aviv-set family drama recently won a grand jury prize at the Venice Film Festival.