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Jerusalem Pulls in Over 200 Global Artists

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Kicking off from October 2 until the end of November is the Jerusalem Biennale, an international art exhibition which invites global artists to contribute to beautifying the holy city based on a chosen theme, this year’s being ‘watershed moments.’ A watershed moment is defined as a point in history which brings along change, and based…

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The Spirit of the International Jaffa Jazz Festival

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“It’s not my festival. It belongs to the people.” Spoken by Amikam Kimelman, who played an instrumental role in the creation of the International Jaffa Jazz Festival, and three years down the line, is still going strong, despite its shaky beginning. As a well-known producer, saxophonist and composer, Kimelman is also a founding member of…

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Why Israeli Summers are Sizzling

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There’s something about summertime in Israel. As the cool weather melts away, a celebratory energy seems to sizzle throughout the land in all directions. Summertime worldwide always means things are heating up; however, the incredible Mediterranean summers promise adventure, opportunity and a refreshing charge of life – even despite the hot, hot temperatures.  Tourists from…

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Jonah and the Big Fish Mosaic Uncovered

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We may recognize the famous story of Jonah and the big fish; however, it’s not often we get to witness the accompanying artwork from the 5th century. A delicately detailed mosaic portraying the biblical tale was found in an ancient village called Huqoq. Huqoq also houses what is thought to be remnants of a Roman synagogue…

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Photographer Captures Spontaneous Essence of Tel Aviv

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Evyatar Dayan is a 39 year old software engineer during the week, who takes on the role of street photographer during the weekends. Currently based in the Florentine neighborhood in south Tel and originally from Beit Shemesh, Dayan started taking photos around the age of 10. His focus and photography style has only evolved towards…

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