Arts videos

FridaySaturdaySunday - a 3 faith sacred space

By Anna Sheinman, November 30, 2012

Architects Daniel Leon, Matthew Lloyd and Shahed Saleem have designed a space that is a mosque on Fridays, a synagogue on Saturdays and a church on Sundays. In this video they explain their design and ask: could such a structure ever be built?


Alma Deutscher - Seitz, violin concerto no. 3

November 9, 2012

Alma Deutscher started playing the piano at two and the violin at three and has already composed sonatas and a short opera. At only seven years old, her YouTube channel has more than 700,000 hits.


Trailer: Lincoln by Steven Spielberg

November 6, 2012

Lincoln, a biographical war-drama, directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, will be released in the UK in mid-January.

The film tells the story of America’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, and his battle against slavery.


Trailer: Fun Size

October 30, 2012

Director Josh Schwartz, best known for The O.C, Gossip Girl and Chuck, has a new film coming out this week. Teen comedy Fun Size tells the story of two friends excited to get an invitation to the best Halloween party of the year. Things get complicated when Mum wants to go out and makes them babysit one of their young brothers.


Israel's Batsheva Ensemble: Deca Dance

By Jennifer Lipman, October 23, 2012

The Batsheva Ensemble are touring the UK throughout November with the Dance Consortium. They will be staging Deca Dance, which brings together two decades of work by choreographer Ohad Naharin.

For tickets and tour dates, click here.


Rapper Hoodie Allen - You Are Not A Robot

October 22, 2012

Our favourite new Jewish rapper on the block - Hoodie Allen. Real name Steven Markowitz, Hoodie is an American hip-hop artist from Brooklyn, New York.

He started writing lyrics as a child and this year released his first album, All American, aged 22. The album debuted at #1 on the iTunes Chart and #10 on the Billboard Chart (US).


Paris-Manhattan: trailer

October 18, 2012

Sophie Lellouche's comedy about a pharmacist in central Paris. The film opens the UK Jewish Film Festival. Book tickets here.


Barbra Streisand on screen as a Jewish mother

By Jennifer Lipman, October 4, 2012

It says it's out at Christmas, but don't let that fool you. Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen star in Dan Fogelman's new comedy as a Jewish mother and son pairing who get to know each other in an eight day road trip.


Homeland: season two preview

By Jennifer Lipman, October 3, 2012

Homeland is back on Sunday for its second series, starting at 9pm on Channel 4. Catch a sneak peak here.


'Hora' - Batsheva Dance Company

By Jennifer Lipman, August 29, 2012

Israel's world famous Batsheva Dance Company performs at the Edinburgh International Festival from August 30 to September 1. Watch a preview of them in action.