The British comedian, known for his outrageous film characters that mumbles in Hebrew, pretended to be interested in procuring young boys during a shooting and was given a tip by a Las Vegas concierge.
By HAGAY HACOHEN
While shooting ‘Who Is America‘ British-Jewish comedian, actor, and director Sacha Baron Cohen chanced upon a possible pedophile ring, Cohen said on Wednesday as reported by the Daily Wire
Having invented a character called Gio, which is as extreme as his other famous characters such as Borat and Bruno, Cohen pretended that, as Gio, he had relations with an eight year old boy and asked if the person with whom he is speaking with might be able to silence the boy. Continue Reading »
SURVEY: With the global average of 4.21%, Israelis spend 4.16% of their Internet traffic time to pornographic sites. Iraq, at 10.27%, leads the world in traffic dedicated to porn.
By Sagi Cohen
Israelis are in a good place in the middle in terms of online porn consumption compared to the global average. According to figures compiled by Israeli information technology company SimilarWeb, an Israeli spends 3:29 minutes in each porn site he visits – slightly higher than the global average of 3:16 minutes. During that time, he enters an average of 4.27 different pages.
Porn sites are less popular than news and shopping sites, but more popular than game and travel sites – Photo: Shutterstock
About 4.16% of the Internet traffic of adult Web surfers in Israel is to pornographic sites – less than news websites, shopping sites, social networks and search engines, but more than the traffic to other popular sites. Continue Reading »
With Purim around the corner, the Israel Museum brings together for the first time a rare group of 9,000-year-old stone masks, the oldest known to date, in a new exhibition starting today. Culminating nearly a decade of research, “Face to Face: The Oldest Masks in the World” showcases 12 extraordinary Neolithic masks, all originating in the same region in the ancient Land of Israel.
World’s oldest masks – Photo: Courtesy
Originally they are all from the same region, found within only about 30 km. Continue Reading »
Israeli producers have offered the Stones the highest amount to an int’l artist to perform in Israel.
The Rolling Stones are reportedly negotiating a debut show in Israel this June.
The Rolling Stones, from left, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts, perform live at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on Dec. 15, 2012. – Photo: AP
According to a report in the daily Yedioth Ahronoth, Israeli producers Marcel Avram and Gadi Oron are in talks with the English rock band’s managers for a show in Israel during the band’s European tour, which is scheduled for this summer. Continue Reading »
Keys balks at calls from anti-Israel activists, among them author Alice Walker, to boycott Israel & says in New York Times interview: ‘I look forward to my 1st visit to Israel.’
Alicia Keys said Friday that she plans on going forward with her scheduled July concert in Israel, despite pressure from activists to drop the gig, the New York Times reported.
Alicia Keys performing at halftime during the NBA All-Star basketball game in Houston, Texas, February 17, 2013. – Photo: Reuters
Just days after Alicia Keys confirmed her summer performance in March, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign began to kick into gear, and websites, Facebook pages, and petitions urging Keys to cancel her plans to play Tel Aviv started popping up. Continue Reading »
Why were Daniel Perl, a British soldier on a London street & the Fogel family in Itamar all butchered? An endless list of Moslem girls & women can be added to those who were similarly slaughtered. Where does this behavior come from?
What is common to Daniel Perl, Nick Berg, a British soldier on London street, the Jews of Hebron in 1929 and the Fogel family in Itamar? They all were butchered. They were not simply stabbed to death, but were killed by an act designed to decapitate them or to cause fatal bleeding by severing their carotid artery. Continue Reading »
Canadian singer performs new songs & signature hits at sold-out concert
Despite pressure by pro-Palestinian groups to cancel the show, Morissette chooses Israel to wrap-up her world tour
More than 8,000 Israeli fans arrived at Tel Aviv’s Nokia Arena on Monday night to watch beloved Canadian singer Alanis Morissette perform in Israel for the first time since 2000.
Head over feet: Beloved Canadian singer Alanis Morissette performs to a cheering audience in Tel Aviv, Monday. – Photo: KOKO
After an hour’s delay and wild cheers from the audience, the singer entered the stage shortly after 10 p.m., opening the sold-out show with “I Remain,” a song from her latest album. Continue Reading »
U.S. TV series about Arab terrorists, American turncoats inadvertently becomes tale of 2 cities: Beirutis are angry over misleading depiction of their city as swarming with terrorists; Israelis are peeved that Tel Aviv & Haifa appear to be Middle Eastern after all
Militants carrying assault weapons clear the area around a street, shouting in Arabic for people to get out of the way. A jeep pulls up: The world’s No. 1 jihadi has arrived for a meeting with top Hezbollah commanders. On rooftops, US snipers crouch unseen, the kingpin in their crosshairs at last.
The scene, from a recent episode of the hit US Showtime series “Homeland,” is supposed to be Beirut. Continue Reading »
It’s a good day for Israel at the Davis Cup: Amir Weintraub defeats Japan’s #2, allowing Israel to advance to the Davis Cup World Group.
It was a good day for Israel at the Davis Cup on Sunday, as Amir Weintraub pulled off his second upset victory this week to give Israel a 3-2 win over Japan, AFP reported.
Amir Weintraub (C) of Israel celebrates with teammates – Photo: AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi
The win helps Israel move up to the Davis Cup World Group next year.
With the two teams tied at 2-2, Weintraub defeated Japan’s number two Go Soeda 6-3, 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-3 to seal victory in the best-of-five contest. Continue Reading »
An Israeli filmmaker went into hiding after his movie, which places Islam in a negative view, sparked protests against U.S. diplomatic missions.
An Israeli-American filmmaker went into hiding Tuesday after his movie, which provides a negative view of Islam and its founder, the Prophet Mohammed, sparked violent protests yesterday against U.S. diplomatic missions in Egypt and Libya, which resulted in the death of four Americans.
People shout and hold slogans in front of the U.S. embassy during a protest in Cairo – Reuters
Sam Bacile, a 56-year-old California real-estate developer, produced and directed the two-hour controversial film, titled “Innocence of Muslims,” The Wall Street Journal reported. Continue Reading »
Ahead of their Tel Aviv gig, the members of the American rock band land in Israel & travel straight to Jerusalem’s Holy Jewish site.
By Or Barnea
They’re finally here: More than 10 years after their called off a planned concert in Israelat the last minute, the members of American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers landed at Ben-Gurion Airport in a private jet Sunday afternoon.
Anthony Kiedis at Western Wall – Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg
Flea at the Wall
From the airport they traveled straight to Jerusalem, bumping into fans at the Western Wall. After touring the Wall, the band members left for Tel Aviv hotel. Continue Reading »