David Ehrlich (Writer)

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David Ehrlich is a writer and activist in the LGBT community, who in 1986 was one of the founders of the Israeli AIDS Task Force. In addition to the two books he wrote, his stories were published in magazines and anthologies and have been translated into English and published abroad. David Ehrlich is also a […]

Eytan Fox [Filmmaker]

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BIOGRAPHY Eytan Fox has become one of Israel’s most prominent and most internationally acclaimed directors. His movies have been accepted and watched worldwide, won many awards, especially in LGBT film festivals. Fox was born in New York City and moved with his family to Israel when he was two. He grew up in Jerusalem, served […]

Orna Banai [Actress]

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BIOGRAPHY Orna Banai is an Israeli actress, comedian and entertainer. Banai was born in Beer Sheva, Israel. Her father was a local judge, and her mother was an education executive for the City of Beer Sheva. Many of her relatives are successful Israeli actors and singers. The Banai family is a household name. After three years […]

Assi Azar [TV Host]

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BIOGRAPHY Assi Azar is an Israeli television personality who co-hosted ‘Big Brother Israel.’ Azar was born in Holon to a half Bukharin/half Yemeni family. He served in the Israeli Defence Forces as a commander of the military police training base until he was released in 2001. At the beginning of his career Assi had written short […]

Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor [Stage Artists]

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Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor are stage artists that have been creating together since 2004. In their work, they combine elements of contemporary dance with elements of performance-art and physical theatre, and received both national and international acclaim. A large number of festivals and venues presented their work in recent years: France- “Montpellier Danse”, “Dansem”, […]

Yariv Mozer [Filmmaker]

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BIOGRAPHY Yariv Mozer had graduated with distinction from Tel-Aviv University’s Film and Television Department (2003). He is currently completing his first feature film “Snails in the rain“, supported by The Rabinovich film fund. Previously he directed the documentaries, “The Invisible Men” (Israel-The Netherlands 2012), Winner of The 2012 Doc Aviv Special Jury Award and “My First War” […]

Ido Tadmor (Choreographer)

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BIOGRAPHY Ido Tadmor is a famous dancer and choreographer in Israel. He was one of the first public personalities to have come out of the closet and speak publically about his sexual identity. Tadmor was born in Jerusalem, the son of Neta Berdichevsky, dancer, and Yeshayahu Tadmor, director of the Hebrew Reali School in Haifa. […]

Tomer Heymann (Filmmaker)

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BIOGRAPHY Tomer Heymann has directed many documentary films and series in the past ten years, most of them long-term follow-ups and personal documentations. His films won major awards at different prestigious film festivals including his first film It Kinda Scares Me. Paper Dolls won three awards at the 2006 Berlin International Film Festival and the […]

Yossi Avni-Levy (Author)

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Yossi Avni-Levi is an Israeli writer and diplomat. Avni-Levy was born in Israel to parents who immigrated from Afghanistan and Iran. He served in the army as an intelligence officer, and earned a BA in Middle Eastern History and Arabic (at the Hebrew University) and a law degree. He served for ten years as an […]

Sichi Gilad (Photographer)

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Sichi Gilad, born in 1968, completed her photography studies at Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Arts in 1997. She has presented numerous exhibitions, including a solo exhibition at Camera Obscura in 2000. She is currently also working as a photojournalist. “My camera reflects my view, shows life from the perspective of external and internal alike, “says […]