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Spotlight on Culture: Sounds of Jerusalem

March 20th 2017

The Sounds of Jerusalem festival is back for its fifth year in 2017, and the schedule is loaded with the height of entertainment. If you’re in Israel this time of year, you owe it to yourself to check out some of these epic events that will entertain and enthrall you. Some Details You Ought to […]

Epic Events to Enjoy in Israel Over Sukkot

October 15th 2016

Traveling to Israel over Sukkot is one of the most memorable and exciting things to do with your holiday vacation. The air is charged with fun and national pride, and everyone is just out to have a great time. Check out some entertaining outlets you can hit up when you’re in Israel this Sukkot season. […]

Exciting Events to Hit Up This Fall in Israel

September 23rd 2016

While we don’t have the lovely leaves changing colors, Israeli fall is still something wonderful to experience. With the heat of the summer behind us and the winter frost not yet settling in, tourists and locals emerge from their air conditioned cocoons to once more embrace life and the great outdoors. And what a reunion! […]

Ben Yehuda Street

January 13th 2015

Ben Yehuda Street is named for the founder of Modern Hebrew, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda. This busy pedestrian mall runs from King George Street to Zion Square at the meeting point of Yoel Solomon Street and Jaffa Road in central Jerusalem. Also known as the “midrechov” (literally, “pedestrian street”) in Hebrew, Ben Yehuda Street is the heart […]

Israel Festival of Puppet Theatre

May 31st 2011

And you thought your Muppet Show Days were over. Move over Ernie, run along Bert, Jerusalem’s got some puppet magic that will blow the socks out of your entire private Israeli group tour, children and adults alive. This August 14th through 19th is the annual International Festival of Puppet Theatre, brought to you by The […]

International Klezmer Festival

May 25th 2011

Klezmer Music, ahhh…… breathe it in. In Tsfat, at the International Klezmer Festival, August 15-17. Three full days of Klezmeritis. Klezmer is the Jewish music that take us back to those past shtetl days, when vacationing in Israel was just a fantasy nestled in the minds and hearts of European Jewry. What happened to the […]

Israel Wine Festival

May 23rd 2011

Presenting… The Annual Israel Wine Festival in Jerusalem There’s nothing that says a good Jewish time like some a satisfying gulp (or sophisticated swirly) of wine. Gone are the days when Manishevitz was our signature drink. Israel has boosted its wine production to a superior degree, offering its residents and the world, wine that is […]

DocAviv Festival

May 10th 2011

While you’re traveling in Israel, take the opportunity to travel the entire world in a single day. No need to fear strange airplane meals; this trip will happen without a seatbelt in the comfort of your smooshy, cushioned theatre chair. How? At the hip DocAviv festival; Tel Aviv’s International Film Festival for the third year […]

Tiberias Water & Light Show

April 14th 2011

Spend a night out in Tiberias and catch this amazing multi-sensory experience. This spectacular show features dancing fountains with pyrotechnics screened onto jets of water reaching over ten meters high! The show also includes laser technology and a state-of-the-art light and sounds system that is sure to blow you away. It gets even better – […]

Bob Dylan in Israel

March 27th 2011

Could it be? Is it true? It is! After reports floating around the web for weeks, Bob Dylan’s promoter Marcel Avrahams has finally confirmed that Dylan is indeed stopping over in the Holy Land on a world tour that sweeps through Asia and ends in Denmark. The concert will be held on June 20 at […]

Night Spectacular in Jerusalem

September 18th 2010

Here is an opportunity for you to combine your passion for Jewish history and archaeology with music, art, and lights, all at the Tower of David Night Spectacular.Located in the Tower of David’s courtyard, you’ll experience a breathtaking sound and light show – complete with pulsing music, the story of Jerusalem, and some really cool […]

Hutzut Hayotzer Artists Colony

September 13th 2010

Hutzot Hayotzer Artists Colony Two years after the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967, a no-man’s land between the New and Old City of Jerusalem was transformed into an artist’s colony. It contains studios and galleries of 24 carefully selected Israeli artists creating in both traditional and contemporary styles in the diverse art fields of Painting, […]

Zoological Garden

September 13th 2010

Jerusalem’s Tisch Zoological Gardens, also known as the Biblical Zoo, offers animal lovers of all ages an up-close and personal look at the animals mentioned in the Bible, as well as other popular zoo animals. This modern zoo showcases animals in their natural habitats — wide open spaces where the animals can roam freely, rather […]

Chutzot HaYotzer Festival

August 22nd 2010

A full month of music, food, international exhibitors, and incredible local artists, the Chutzot HaYotzer Festival in Jerusalem

Sukkot Festivities

August 21st 2010

Prepare for one full week of joy through the nation