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loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of
the Prohibition era. Based on a true story of the infamous Bondurant
Brothers, bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American dream in
Virginia, the epic tale was inspired by Matt Bondurant’s true-tolife
novel The Wettest Country in the World.
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Jessica Chastain and Guy Pierce.
At theaters around the country.EXHIBITION
2. LEARN ABOUT LOCAL JUDAICA
new permanent exhibition at the Eretz Israel Museum, “Local Judaica,”
displays Jewish artifacts produced in Israel between 1880 and 1967.
exhibit deals with the development of Israeli culture, the changes made
by the waves of immigration and their impact on the shape and symbolism
of Judaica.Ongoing, Sundays to
Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and
Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. 2 Haim Levanon Street, Ramat Aviv, www.eretzmuseum.org.il
3. LOOK BACK
Sale: The End of Jewish-Owned Businesses in Nazi Berlin” is a new
exhibition at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which has been shown
in New York and Berlin. Through the example of 16 Berlin businesses, the
exhibition illustrates the process by which Jews were disenfranchised
and their livelihoods destroyed.Humanities Building, Block 4, Mount Scopus campus, Jerusalem. Until December 8.
Sunday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
4. TRACE THE ROOTS
Roots,” a new exhibition at the Museum of Design in Holon, looks at the
way design has changed as the political realities in many Central
European states developed since the fall of the Iron Curtain.
Until March 2 at 8 Pinhas Ayalon Street, Holon. www.dmh.org.il
5. ENJOY THE BEST OF BOTH
charming initiative of local residents has resulted in a special offer.
Have a gourmet meal at Rama’s Kitchen in Nataf and attend a concert
with one of the country’s finest pianists, Revital Hachamov, in a
beautiful setting. The first concert in the Piano in Nataf series takes
place tonight. Dinner will be served from 6 p.m. and the concert will
start at 8:30 p.m. (NIS 280). Tomorrow there will be a brunch at 10 a.m.
followed by a concert at 12:20 p.m. (NIS 180). Also performing will be
Yigal Meltzer on trumpet and the Sapir Quartet.For more details, call (02) 570-0954 or go to www.ramak.co.il KIDS
6. BECOME ACQUAINTED WITH HAYDN T
next concert in the Tzlilei Kesem series with Nitza Shaul tells the
story of composer Joseph Haydn in his youth, who was known in Vienna for
his angelic voice but also for his mischievous behavior. As in all the
concerts in the series, there will be actors in full costume, dancers, a
string quartet and a pianist. In Hebrew.November 20, 21 and 22 at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Opera House, 19 Shaul Hamelech Boulevard, Tel Aviv, (03) 692-7777 www.israel-opera.co.il
7. GET CLUED IN BY SHERLOCK
The famous detective helps kids learn about classical music in “Sherlock Holmes – A Mystery in the Concert” by Idit Schechtman.
Holmes, who is a great violin player, is asked to solve a mystery and finds clues in the music. In Hebrew.
November 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Gerard Behar Center, Jerusalem.MUSIC
8. ASK FOR FORGIVENESS
10th season of the Keshet Eilon concert series opens tomorrow at 9 p.m.
with “Adon Haslihot” (Lord of Forgiveness), a concert of Jewish gospel
music with jazz musicians Iris and Ofer Portugali, an instrumental
ensemble and the Gospel Choir (NIS 70 to NIS 80). On the program are
prayers and songs. Local residents and guests staying in the area are
eligible for reduced tickets. Kibbutz Eilon, Western Galilee.For more details about this concert and the whole season, as well as tickets, call (04) 985-8131/191, www.keshetei.org.il
9. DO IT YOUR WAY
Broadway Rabbi Yisrael Lutnick, a band and “Dr. Jazz” Elazar Brandt
return with their successful Frankly, Sinatra, which takes a grand look
at the good, the bad and the beautiful of the Sinatra phenomenon, with
engaging stories, humor and poignancy.
28 at 8:30 p.m. at the Khan Theater, Jerusalem; and December 5 at 8:30
p.m. at the Felicja Blumental Music Center, Tel Aviv. NIS 80/70
10. REDISCOVER THE BOSSA NOVA
musician Mariana Da Cruz brings her mix of Sub-Urban new-wave Brazilian
music to Israel with two concerts, accompanied by her ensemble. On the
program are many bossa nova hits, as well as her own work.
23 at the Tel Aviv Museum at 9 p.m. and November 24 at the Abba Khoushy
Hall, Haifa at 9 p.m. For tickets, call (03) 573-3001 or (04) 822-7850.