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Over the years, the Jerusalem International Oud Festival has delved into all sorts of sounds and culture, beyond the strict bounds of the Arab world.
Pnai Plus reported that tens of thousands voted and that Tamir Steinman won handily with 23% of the vote. Steinman said in response to this honor: "Thanks very much. I wish us all only quiet days."
The story of Sodom reminds us that when pride takes hold of a society, evil follows.
While Pastaria does a great trade in pizzas from home-made dough and every variation on pasta, we decided to go more for vegetable options for the first course.
Chef Hillel Tavakoli has been associated with the restaurant Pastel for the last five years, and was in no small measure responsible for its popularity.
The American troupe is principally coming over here to participate in the inaugural Virgin Atlantic London in Tel Aviv Festival, which takes in a range of disciplines in Tel Aviv November 27-30.
Babylon Berlin focuses on Gereon Rath (Volker Bruch), a police detective from Cologne, who is trying to forget past traumas when he is reassigned to Berlin.
BalletBoyz will perform a program consisting of two works, Them and Us, each of which highlights a different strength of the company.
Hiking the natural beauty spots of Israel, from the snowy slopes of Mount Hermon, the fertile coastal strip in the center to the arid deserts of the south.
In a new comprehensive exhibition, a forgotten legacy of Israeli and world art is redeemed
Illustration Week – offering 79 exhibitions – brings a splash of color to Tel Aviv
A folly by any other name
Vocalist for Rainbow and Deep Purple to ‘rock the opera’ with Ra’anana Symphonette
Roger Hodgson, former co-frontman/co-founder of Supertramp, opened his show Monday night by asking the audience to set aside its concerns and embark on a musical journey.
The entire four-day program (November 13-16) has a Polish scent to it, with many of the concerts devoted to works by Chopin, although not all pertain to the classical genre.
Annual Anglo gathering for over 4 decades sunk by rising costs, growing bureaucracy.
Back on the home front, drummer Amir Bressler will lead the Liquid Saloon quintet, taking in African rhythms, spacey beats and psychedelic jazz.
Supertramp icon makes his Israel debut to mark 40 years since ‘Breakfast of Champions.’
Docaviv Galilee presents the best of Israeli and international documentary cinema and features more than 20 films and meetings with filmmakers.
With an expanded 10-person lineup, shows will take place at the Beersheba Arts Center on January 6; the Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv on January 14; and at the Congress Center in Haifa on February 6.
Disco Tokyo is the latest success story for the R2M restaurant group.
A meal comprised of small appetizers is the best way to enjoy ‘Station 9’
Itsik is proud to have cooked for former president Barack Obama, former prime minister Tony Blair, Bar Refaeli, and now he can add the Deutsches to his list.
Estudiantina ensemble and Andreas Katsigiannis host vocalist Alkistis Protopsalti in the closing gala show of Jerusalem’s Oud Festival.
The renowned dance troupe returns to Herzliya with a retrospective production of repertory highlights.
It’s been more than 30 years since Demjanjuk was stripped of his US citizenship and deported to Israel, where he stood trial for war crimes.
For this production, Schenfeld called upon her company of dancers to bolster Ophelia’s path to freedom. “The company is like a Greek chorus or like something breathing in nature,” she says.
Yidov’s initial steps in show biz were with his brother. “We played at all sorts of places around Israel. We played Argentinian folklore material, which was my first musical love.”
Bireli Lagrène brings the legend back to life in Israel
ABBA tribute arrives in Israel to turn back the years
Three-day ‘Loving Art, Making Art’ Festival will be held across the city
Rabbi Avraham Elimelech Firer, head of Ezra LeMarpe NGO, requested that women not sing at a benefit concert for his charity due to the religious prohibition on men listening to women sing.
Posen founded the company in 2001 at the age of 20.
Roosto, a new fast-food chicken restaurant, is in one of the unluckiest locations for a restaurant in Jerusalem – the gas station at Tzomet Oranim near the Hadar Mall.
The venerable Meshek Barzilay refreshes its food and cocktail menus
Tzipora, in the back of Cinema City, is a large welcoming restaurant decorated with a lot of wood that seats about 100.
Bat Ella joins us once again, this time with celebrated Israeli composer-pianist Guy Mintus, to bring us an exciting multicultural orchestral fantasy.
The movie, which combines comic elements with a psychological thriller, works best when it sticks with social commentary and comedy and is at its weakest when it moves into melodrama and moralizing.
Zuk and Fishof are one of the most intriguing couples in the Israeli arts community.
Spyro Gyra beats for longevity, and is still doing the business, a full 45 years after it first formed. The American quintet will perform just a single show here, at Hangar 11 at the Tel Aviv Port
Belgian superstar serenades Israelis one more time.
Salzburg's jazz festival took place October 16-20.
The restaurant was established 50 years ago by Savta Yaacobi, the matriarch of the family who still, at age 86, keeps a grandmotherly eye on the proceedings.
The popular hilltop restaurant Rama’s Kitchen rises from the ashes and reopens.
Next week, Naharin will perform Playback, an intimate musical production, at the Suzanne Dellal Center’s Yaron Yerushalmi Hall.
Maestro Dan Ettinger talks about ‘Manon’, the new production that opens the Israeli Opera’s season
Matchmaking guru stirs up chemistry.
It's a unique event filled with round-the-clock dancing, singing, performances by folk artists and dance groups from around the world coming to show their appreciation of Israeli dance.
The film is billed as the final installment in the Skywalker saga.
Skin is a fact-based American drama about Bryon Widner, a skinhead who underwent dozens of operations to remove tattoos from all over his body after he left the white supremacist movement.
The Tel Aviv Municipality and “The Grape Man” invited the public to celebrate Sukkot in style while trying some of the best wines Israel has to offer.
“As soon as they knew I could speak German, they wanted me to work for military intelligence,” she said.
The movie will be made for Warner Bros, and Gadot and Varsano will produce with Marc Platt.
Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch returns to Israel with ‘Carnations’
Famed DJ Magit Cacoon spins melodic techno beats at DGTL Tel Aviv.
Louisiana guitarist Kenny Neal brings his licks to the Israeli stage.
The Oscar-winning short film by another Israeli director, Guy Nattiv, also took part in the competition.
This is the first time an Israeli designer has won the award at the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers.
“I don’t work with just one supplier,” he explains. “Since meat is so variable, I work with many suppliers, some national, some local, to ensure we don’t have to work with sub-par cuts.”
“I am not performing in Carnations anymore, not for a few years because it’s quite physical and demanding. You have to have the right type of energy which I cannot offer anymore now,” Mercy says.
Jerusalem-born choreographer Hofesh Shechter returns to Israel in the framework of the ‘London in Tel Aviv’ Festival.
With the likes of Bernius and Kammerchor Stuttgart around, now in its 28th year, the Abu Gosh Festival appears to be staying ahead of the game.
The 35th Haifa International Film Festival, which runs from October 12 to 21 at the Haifa Cinematheque and other theaters around the city, will present the best of contemporary and classic cinema.
The Israel Opera opens its 2019-20 season with Jules Massenet’s ever-popular Manon (1884 premiere in Paris). It runs from November 7 to 18 at the Opera House.
Gazoz Beach Restaurant has an ambitious menu for a boardwalk eatery
I googled Kosher Herzliya, and among the options was Etnika on Shenkar Street off Abba Eban Boulevard, which has a considerable number of kosher and non-kosher eateries.
Here is a list of some of the wines that are available for the coming holidays, ranging in price from NIS 40-395. Cheers!
American artist Allison Zuckerman presents a new exhibition ‘To Create from a Cloud’ at the Herzliya Museum of Modern Art
Incitement, which in Hebrew is titled Days of Awe—the days of reflection between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur—seems to want Israeli society to take stock of itself in light of this story.
Netflix doesn’t reveal its ratings, but there are 17,000 members in one Facebook group discussing the series.
“See you soon Tel Aviv, Love, Celine” was posted on Dion’s twitter page Thursday.
It was the British rock staples’ sixth visit to Israel, this time as part of an international tour in honor of their eighth record The Blue Hour.
Tel Aviv on Fire director Sameh Zoabi on the absurdity of his film representing Luxembourg at the Oscar
Trophy, an in-depth look at the big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation industries in the US and Africa was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Nature Documentary.
Many people are looking forward to enjoying the controversial comedian's humor again.
The festival will open on October 12 and will run until October 21.
Incitement will now be Israel’s official selection for consideration for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nomination.
"Last day of rehearsals with these legends! Micky Dolenz (Monkees), Joey Molland (Badfinger), Todd Rundgren, Jason Scheff (Chicago), Christopher Cross. The whole band is sounding super tight!”
“Someone asked me what I do and I said, ‘I’m a dance teacher.’
Hatari is described on the Eurovision website as being an “anti-capitalist, BDSM, techno-dystopian, performance art collective."
For screening times and information, check with individual theaters.
She announced in 2012 that she has Jewish roots in a Twitter post
After 99 years, the Salzburg Festival, held in the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, continues to excel and surprise.
Tatami, the name the owners chose for this restaurant, is actually a traditional Japanese mat. But it also evokes in Hebrew “taim,” tasty.
The kitchen may be in Lek’s name, but it was Yariv and a Thai sous-chef doing all the cooking. And Malili himself kept up a running commentary throughout the meal.
This new version features a very young, racially and ethnically diverse cast that includes Nathalie Emmanuel, who played Missandei on Game of Thrones.
The Jerusalem Opera opens its season with an Israeli premiere of ‘La Colombe’ by Charles Gounod.
The Abidin Ensemble will present some of the poems of Hikmet, set to music by Turkish composer Erdem Buri (1923–1993).
The biblical kingdom of Edom has always been a significant puzzle for biblical archeology.