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Posted on 10 May 2018 | 7:34 am
70 years of blue and white on screen - The
The Jerusalem Post70 years of blue and white on screenThe Jerusalem Post... who made several classics, notably Sallah (aka Sallah Shabbati) and The Policeman (aka Hashoter Azulai), which were Israel's first two nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, in 1964 and 1971, respectively. Sallah in particular has aged ...and more »
Posted on 15 April 2018 | 11:10 am
The Auto-Anti-Semitism of Yosef Hayyim
MosaicThe Auto-Anti-Semitism of Yosef Hayyim BrennerMosaicThis, the eighth essay by Hillel Halkin in his series on seminal Hebrew writers of the 19th and early-20th centuries, is devoted to two figures: the novelist Yosef Ḥayyim Brenner (1881-1921) and the philosopher A.D. Gordon (1856-1922): “friends, mutual ...
Posted on 16 February 2018 | 12:10 am
With a new show in London, 93-year-old
The Times of IsraelWith a new show in London, 93-year-old 'Fiddler' lyricist is still hard at workThe Times of IsraelBut, admits Harnick, neither he nor his writing partner, the composer Jerry Bock, ever expected that “Fiddler” would become such an international phenomenon, with productions still being performed all over the world some 50 years later. It earned the ...and more »
Posted on 8 February 2018 | 10:42 pm
Israeli singer to be cast as Roxie in
YnetnewsIsraeli singer to be cast as Roxie in Broadway's ChicagoYnetnewsChaim Topol famously brought down the house in performances of Fiddler on the Roof, whereas Theodore Bikel and Mike Burstyn received both popular and critical acclaim for their performances in such shows as "The Rothschilds", "Lansky" and "Barnum ...and more »
Posted on 3 February 2018 | 7:24 am
Chaim Topol is still fiddling after all
Some actors go down in history for one starring role, Chaim Topol among them. Topol played Tevye in the classic American musical Fiddler on the Roof. Topol, who is Israeli, received the Israel Prize this year, Israel’s highest honor for lifetime ...
Posted on 13 July 2015 | 5:21 am
Israeli actor Chaim Topol honoured with
Actor Chaim Topol, who gained fame from movies namely 'Fidler on the Roof' and 'Flash Gordon', has been honoured with Israel Award for lifetime achievement. The Israeli actor has also won a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for the 1971 film, after ...
Posted on 20 April 2015 | 9:08 pm
Iconic actor Chaim Topol reflects on long
Long before Israelis like supermodel Bar Refaeli and Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot made their names internationally, Chaim Topol was winning Golden Globe awards as his country’s most famous ambassador to Hollywood. Now, nearly 80 and still involved in ...
Posted on 20 April 2015 | 7:17 am
Actor Chaim Topol honoured with Israel Award
Actor Chaim Topol has been honoured with the prestigious Israel Award for lifetime achievement. Known by many fans simply as Topol, his most famous roles include Jewish milkman Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. He won a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for ...
Posted on 19 April 2015 | 9:02 pm
Chaim Topol, Israel's down-to-earth
Veteran actor Chaim Topol, best known for playing the role of Tevye the milkman in both the stage and screen versions of "Fiddler on the Roof," will be awarded the Israel Prize for lifetime achievement on the state's upcoming Independence Day. Follow ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:31 pm