Arts & Books Resources

Metallic Blues

Shmuel Goldberg is a 40-something Israeli, the son of Holocaust survivors, who was raised with an aversion to all things German — German products, German

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Touch Away Project

A Touch Away – the award-winning TV Series A forbidden love story between secular Russian Israeli, Zorik, and his ultra-orthodox neighbor, Rochele. This beautifully acted,

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Alma Zohar – songs and questions

Alma Zohar is one of the leading woman singer-songwriters in Israel. Her work is rich with Jewish language and social conscience. Here we offer a taster of three of her songs, together with translations and guiding questions.

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Waltz with Bashir Film Guide

Waltz with Bashir is an astonishing work of art that sets fire to the deep human questions emerging from contemporary Israel. In our desire to encourage the Jewish world to engage with Israel through ‘hugging and wrestling’, we developed the Makom Film Guide for Waltz with Bashir.

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Eyes Wide Open Film Guide

This documentary film created by Paula Weiman-Kelman follows American Jews visiting Israel. The production approached Makom to write a guide. We focused on specific moments,

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