Jerusalem's sacred music festival takes pluralistic approach

By MARK WEISS
August 15, 2017 04:02

For music lovers, Mekudeshet at the magical venue of the Tower of David (September 7-15) never fails to inspire.




A SCENE from last year’s Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival at Tower of David Museum.

A SCENE from last year’s Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival at Tower of David Museum.. (photo credit:MICHAL FATTAL)

JERUSALEM’S THREE-WEEK Mekudeshet (Sacred Music Festival) kicks off on August 23 with an impressive array of events around the capital, challenging any preconceptions you may have had about Jerusalem as a cultural center.

This is just Mekudeshet’s second year, but the festival is a condensed version of the previous Jerusalem Season of Culture’s summer festival which, over the past six years, has established itself as one of the highlights of the Israeli cultural scene with consistently high-quality events that are invariably innovative, creative and fun to boot.

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