Young maestro takes baton as Israel Philharmonic’s Zubin Mehta ends 50-year tenure

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Zubin Mehta was only 25 years old when he first conducted the Israel Philharmonic. Over half

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Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna causes stir with Israeli and Palestinian flags

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that

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Israeli director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ wins Golden Bear

BERLIN (Reuters) – Israeli director Nadav Lapid’s “Synonyms”, an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his origins

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Comedian Roseanne, shunned since racist tweet, visits Israel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Roseanne Barr, the American comedian whose television show was canceled last year after she made a racist

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Israel seeks early re-tender of mining rights to shore up Dead Sea

EIN BOKEK, Israel (Reuters) – The Dead Sea is shrinking at the rate of about a meter a year, leaving

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U.S. lawmakers shown backing fake kindergarten gun scheme in Sacha Baron Cohen satire

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – In Sacha Baron Cohen’s provocative new comedy show, American politicians are filmed backing a fictitious program

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