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Five Romantic Restaurants in Jerusalem

Five Romantic Restaurants in Jerusalem December 28, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Jerusalem has a number of restaurants scattered throughout the city that fit the ‘romantic’ category.  That means they’re small; quiet with discreet service; have a to-die-for view or a secluded, exotic location and a menu that includes some luscious foods and heady wine that will...

Mid-Way Through the Jerusalem Film Festival

Mid-Way Through the Jerusalem Film Festival July 14, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It’s not to soon to report that the 28th Jerusalem Film Festival lives up to its reputation as one of Israel’s premier cultural events of the year. You still have time to catch some of the superb Israeli documentaries and features that will give you a glimpse into this complex and dynamic...

Jerusalem, Israel: Free Summer Concerts

Jerusalem, Israel: Free Summer Concerts June 24, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Looking for some free summer entertainment? Besides all the festivals that make up the summer cultural season in Jerusalem, the holy city is the place to be for free (or almost free) concerts to suit every taste.   Meir Banai performs in Jerusalem. © Judy Lash Balint The added bonus with Jerusalem’s...

Total Lunar Eclipse Over Israel this Wednesday, June 15

Total Lunar Eclipse Over Israel this Wednesday, June 15 June 13, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Along with most of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Israel will experience a total lunar eclipse this coming Wednesday evening. Kind of ironic, given that it’s also the opening night of Jerusalem’s popular Festival of Light! As tens of thousands of visitors descend on the Old City to enjoy...

Jerusalem, Israel: Outdoor Concerts for Your Calendar

Jerusalem, Israel: Outdoor Concerts for Your Calendar May 27, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Jerusalem night life is pretty lively with clubs, cafes, art cinema houses, theater and concerts.  But during the summer, it’s the outdoor concerts in spectacular places that catch the attention and can cap off a visit to the holy city.   Outdoor concert in Jerusalem's Sultans Pool Over...

Jerusalem, Israel: Israel Festival Opens Tonight with Strange Fruit

Jerusalem, Israel: Israel Festival Opens Tonight with Strange Fruit May 23, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Strange Fruit–a performance art group from Melbourne, Australia, is the opening act for the 50th Israel Festival that kicks off in Jerusalem tonight. The theater, dance, circus act performers give two 20-minute free shows on Monday at 5 p.m and 7 p.m in Zion Square (Kikar Zion) downtown Jerusalem. Get...

Festivals and More Festivals in Jerusalem

Festivals and More Festivals in Jerusalem May 11, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Have you ever been to a Philosophy Festival? If you feel like sharing ideas with some of the 21st century’s top leading minds from all over the world–then drop in on the What’s On Your Mind Philosophy festival in Jerusalem between May 18-20. Philosophy not your thing? Pretty much anyone...

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut in Jerusalem

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Haatzmaut in Jerusalem May 6, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Spring in Israel is filled with holy days, remembrance days, and holidays.  With Passover, Easter, and Holocaust Remembrance Day behind us, the country turns to Memorial Day and Independence Day — two days of intense emotion and unique local customs. Memorial Day — Yom Hazikaron (officially...

Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Jerusalem

Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Jerusalem February 6, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
OK–everyone knows Valentine’s Day is named for St. Valentine–not exactly a Jewish sounding holiday.  There is actually a Jewish Valentine’s Day-like holiday in the Hebrew month of Av, that falls in the middle of summer, but since the rest of the world is celebrating Valentine’s...

Sylvester=New Year’s in Israel

Sylvester=New Year’s in Israel December 30, 2010 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Jewish New Year is celebrated in the early fall, so Israelis don’t really use the term New Year for the day that marks the beginning of the secular year.  Ironically, we join with Germany and many northern European and Scandinavian countries in calling the day Sylvester–after St. Sylvester. This...
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