Written by: [23 Apr 2015 ]
1965 Today – Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Take a look at a slice of 1965 through the lens of the Israel Museum. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with an exploration of the visual context in which the museum came to be. The Israel Museum is a significant and essential presence in Israeli culture; its extensive collections, exhibitions and events reflect the past and present of this region, playing a significant role in shaping and influencing contemporary culture. Now, imagine Israel 50 years ago, an Israel in which this leading cultural institution …

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Written by: [1 Apr 2015 ]
Theatronetto 2015: International Performances

Theatronetto is going international this year, in a big way – hosting six plays from: Australia, Poland, Romania, Ireland and England. Very good news for theatre-loving English speakers as all but one of these plays will be performed in English! It’s a theatre feast!
What’s on the menu?
Monday, April 6th
18:00 Diva (Poland) Performed in English at Warehouse 2, Jaffa Port
Performed by Wioleta Komar; Directed by Stanisław Miedziewski; Costume design by Magdalena Franczak; English translation by Caryl Swift.
Description: The protagonist is an opera singer of ‘a certain age’, Nora Sedler, deported, in …

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Written by: [31 Mar 2015 ]
Cameri Theatre New Productions 2015 – 2016

The Cameri Theatre currently has five plays in rehearsal, all scheduled to premiere in the coming months, including an enticing musical offerings: a production of West Side Story in Hebrew, directed by Tzedi Tzarfati, is scheduled to premiere in February 2016.
Cameri Theatre General Director Noam Semel, Artistic Director Omri Nitzan, directors and actors, met with the press this week to talk about the new productions. Let’s take a look at what’s cooking:
Run For Your Wife by Ray Cooney, directed by Alon Ofir, will open on April 12, 2015.
This comedy centers …

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Written by: [31 Mar 2015 ]
Gazelle Valley Jerusalem

Gazelle Valley, Israel’s first urban wildlife reserve, opened yesterday, March 30, 2015 in Jerusalem. The park is a green oasis in the midst of urban bustle and buildings, a story of environmental and urban activism with a happy denouement. Extending over an area of 250 dunam (64 acres) in the midst of the city, between the Pat intersection and the Begin Highway, the area was called Gazelle Valley for a herd of gazelles that made their home there. As time went by the city grew, and the herd diminished.
The joint …

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Written by: [28 Mar 2015 ]
Kid Friendly Fun – Passover 2015

My plan for the coming holiday is to borrow some kids and have fun!!! Here are some child & adult friendly activities that caught my eye.
I like to move it, move it  – and so do most kids, so dance and animation make the top of my list!
Batsheva is the most exhilarating energy burst around, and the Batsheva Ensemble – a young, bendy, extraordinarily talented crew – will be presenting Decal’e.
Decal’e is a family-friendly collage with excerpts from several works by Ohad Naharin, performed by 16 dancers, and intended for …

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Written by: [24 Mar 2015 ]
Downtown Folk at Pasáž

Pasáž will be hosting a folk fest this coming Friday, March 27, 2015, with a very intriguing lineup of musicians!