Winners of the 2016 Aviv Competitions Announced!

2 Aviv Competition winners, 2 Honorable Mention winners, and 2 Audience Prize winners have been announced.
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Yotam Silberstein Trio Performed at NYC’s Mezzrow

On November 22, 2015, the Yotam Silberstein Trio performed at NYC's Mezzrow club. Check out their video for "Nocturno".
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Ofer Bashan Performed at NYC’S Bitter End Club

On January 3rd, musician Ofer Bashan returned to NYC's Bitter End to perform in the Singer-Songwriter Sessions. Click above to hear "Jerusalem", one of the songs Ofer performed in the show.

Thelma Yellin Big Band to Hold a Workshop with Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth...

The Thelma Yellin Big Band will hold a joint workshop and exchange with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra on January 10th.
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New Video by Daniel Ori and Tavche Gravche

Bassist and composer Daniel Ori created a new composition, "Balkaviv", for his multinational Balkan/Flamenco and Jazz infused acoustic ensemble, Tavche Gravche. Click above to hear it.

Israeli Creators | series of online doc films by Shachaf Dekel

The Israeli Creators doc series gives a sneak peek into the creative process and development stages of Israeli creators by means of photography, sound and editing.

Amit Peled named one of “The Influencers” of 2015!

Amit Peled named one of the Most Influential Music Professionals of the Year by Musical America! When Amit Peled was around 10 years old, his parents gave him a cassette recording of the great cellist Pablo...

Fauda Wins HKJFF Audience Award winner

Israel's number 1 TV series hit - Fauda, wins the Audience Award for best feature film at the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival. Together with the Toronto JFF, the Australia JFF, the UKJFF, and...
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Tomer Heymann Releases “Mr. Gaga”, a Documentary about Ohad Naharin

Enter the world of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company. “Mr. Gaga”, eight years in the making, captures the elusive beauty of contemporary dance and immerses the audience...

Laura Murlender Awarded the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Grant

Artist Laura Murlender was awarded the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture grant for 2015-2016. The grant will be devoted to develop a new series of work.
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“Apples from the Desert” wins BEVIE award

Matti Harari & Arik Lubetzky’s “Apples from the Desert” has won the BEVIE Award for Best Feature at the Chicago Israeli Film Festival.
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EAGLES to be made into an HBO Series

Eagles, a drama based on the Israeli series and feature film by Dror Sabo (aka "Bastards" or "Nevelot"), has been put in development by HBO. Based on a novel by Yoram Kaniuk, the American version, which...