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First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mossad agents were suave and effective on screen, now they’re ineffective blunderers

Honourable woman, ropey intelligence agents. BBC/Drama RepublicAs violence flared between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza recently , a BBC thriller about the conflict, The Honourable Woman , was airing.It’s a classy, beautifully shot, taut tale of espionage, ... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Ten Most Daring Rescue Missions Ever Attempted

Word of warning: you will probably begin to question all of your life's accomplishments after reading this list.10.) Rescue Of Capt. PhillipsCaptain Richard Phillips was captured by Somali pirates and held hostage on the lifeboat of the Maersk Alabama ... [Published Jalopnik - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Menahem Golan

was a film-maker who enthralled young moviegoers — if not the critics — with his stable of muscle-bound stars Menahem Golan, who has died aged 85, directed and produced more than 200 films; he certainly had his successes, but to many of the critics he ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Menahem Golam, Action Filmmaker, Dies At 85

Menahem Golam, who directed and produced many films during the heyday of action films in the 1980s, died on Friday at the age of 85.Golam, born Menahem Globus in what is now Israel, was born in 1929 and fought in the Israeli war of independence. He went ... [Published RTTNews.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Israeli filmmaker Menahem Golan dies at 85

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli filmmaker Menahem Golan, who produced more than 200 movies, including several popular action films of the 1980s, has died.Golan, who directed Dolph Lundgren, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Sylvester Stallone and Chuck Norris, died on ... [Published JTA - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Menachem Golan, pioneering Israeli filmmaker dies at 85

The acclaimed Israeli film director and producer Menachem Golan died on Friday evening at the age of85.Producing some 200 movies, Golan was a pioneer of the Israeli film industryHe was born in in Tiberias as Menachem Globus, later Hebraicizing his name ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

Menahem Golan Passes Away at 85

Director and Producer Menahem Golan passed away last night at the age of 85. He worked together with his cousin, Yoram Globus, who together were responsible for many popular "action" movies, such as The Delta Force, Missing in Action, Invasion USA and ... [Published Israel National News - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Eyal Sher to head Israel Festival

A FILM-MAKER by profession, Eyal Sher has written, produced and directed both films and TV series. Photo: AMNON CHORESHEyal Sher has been appointed as the new CEO of the Israel Festival, replacing Yossi Tal-Gan who served in the position for 22 year ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Faith Factor | Chabad Jewish Center to host Sassy Reuven

On Sunday, Aug. 17 the Chabad Jewish Center of Lake Tahoe will host an inspiring evening with Sassy Reuven, a veteran of the Israel Defense Special Operation Forces, as he tells a fascinating story about the raid on Entebbe and hostage rescue.The lecture ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Despite crisis, locals still make aliyah to Israel

Despite the continuing war in Israel against Hamas , the Palestinian terrorist organization, Rabbi Uri Pilichowski and his wife, Aliza, and their five children, moved from Boca Raton to Israel two weeks ago.The Pilichowskis felt compelled to continue ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

'Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films': Melbourne Review

Unlike the sanctioned version, The Go-Go Boys, which was made with the full cooperation of Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, the second documentary this year to examine their rise and fall, Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films, doesn't ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 03 2014]

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" Without Dynamo, England would've had a fraction of the military to fend off German invasion."
..."The French said f--- the world, and gave it to themselves," said Golan after the ceremony. "The boos will be reflected all over the world. The French didn’t have good movies this festival, and they should have admitted it. Even most of the people booing were French."
Michanie said: "I've always been a Zionist. I grew up in a Zionist home. I was amazed at Operation Thunderbolt when the IDF freed 102 hostages at the airport in Entebbe, Uganda. The IDF's attitude was 'If we don't do it, who will?' I always wanted to be a part of that."

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Mossad agents were suave and effective on scree... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 28 2014]
The Ten Most Daring Rescue Missions Ever Attempted [Published Jalopnik - Aug 22 2014]
Menahem Golan [Published Telegraph - Aug 15 2014]
Menahem Golam, Action Filmmaker, Dies At 85 [Published RTTNews.com - Aug 11 2014]
Israeli filmmaker Menahem Golan dies at 85 [Published JTA - Aug 10 2014]
Menahem Golan | Filmmaker, 85 [Published Philly.com - Aug 10 2014]
Eyal Sher to head Israel Festival [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 09 2014]
Menahem Golan Passes Away at 85 [Published Israel National News - Aug 09 2014]
Menahem Golan, ‘Delta Force’ Director, Dead at 85 [Published The Wrap - Aug 09 2014]
Menachem Golan, pioneering Israeli filmmaker di... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 09 2014]
Faith Factor | Chabad Jewish Center to host Sas... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Aug 07 2014]
Despite crisis, locals still make aliyah to Israel [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Aug 05 2014]
'Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of C... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 03 2014]
Hill 180 battle exemplifies U.S. Army’s Pacific... [Published militaryfeed.com - Feb 13 2014]
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