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The End of Israel's Three-Year Streak Toward Oscar Glory

This year’s Academy Award nominees won’t be announced until Tuesday, but Israel already knows its hot streak at the Oscars is over.

“The Human Resources Manager,” Israel’s foreign-language submission, failed to make it onto the short list of nine films in the category, announced Wednesday. The final five nominees will be announced January 25, along with nominees in the other Oscar categories.

Consequently, this year will be the first time since 2007 that Israel’s submission has not been nominated in the foreign-language category.

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The End of Israel's Three-Year Streak Toward Oscar Glory

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