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ISRAELIS MAKING AN IMPACT IN ENTERTAINMENT

ISRAELIS MAKING AN IMPACT IN ENTERTAINMENT

There is no short supply of Israeli artists making an impact on the global entertainment industry. From Gene Simmons to Natalie Portman, Israeli celebrities have been dazzling world stages for decades.  At Creative Community For Peace (CCFP), we celebrate artistic...

THE RISE OF THE ISRAELI TELEVISION INDUSTRY

THE RISE OF THE ISRAELI TELEVISION INDUSTRY

This past decade has seen a surge in Israeli television projects making an impact on the global market. Major U.S. adaptations of Israeli television shows now dominate TV stations and online streaming channels - one of the biggest hits being “Homeland,” adapted from...

The Importance of Artistic Freedom

The Importance of Artistic Freedom

Art is a medium by which we examine new and challenging ideas, experience diverse cultures and viewpoints, and hold a mirror up to ourselves as individuals and as societies. Artistic freedom, the right of artists to freely express themselves, has long been held as a...

Fauda star Itzik Cohen

Fauda star Itzik Cohen

Itzik Cohen, who plays Captain Gabi Ayub on the hit Israeli TV show Fauda, wrote this guest blog for Creative Community For Peace (CCFP), expressing his views on the show and on its contribution to peace. Fauda is a startup, a series that was made on a very low...

A-WA- Building Musical Bridges

A-WA- Building Musical Bridges

If you haven’t yet heard of the Israeli band A-WA (pronounced “EY-wah”), you will. The musical trio, comprised of sisters Tair, Liron, and Tagel Haim, made a splash with the release of their video “Habib Galbi,” which blended hip-hop and reggae with traditional...

3 Ways Music Brings People Together

3 Ways Music Brings People Together

Music is a universal aspect of human existence. From the biggest cities to the most remote villages, the driest deserts to the wettest rainforests, the heights of the Himalayas to the depths of the Dead Sea, music is, and always has been, a part of daily life for...