Culture in Israel

The culture of more

While society has thrown us onto the treadmill of more, with courage, thought and intention we have the power to slow it down.

Coronavirus-safe concert venue planned for Safra Square in Jerusalem
Jerusalem's Safra Square to turn into COVID-safe concert venue

The square will be able to host events attended by up to 600 people.

Entertainers and event industry workers dressed in black protest the closing of their events, in Tel
It's time for the government to protect Israeli arts and culture

Other countries have already stepped up and allocated new public funds in this time of crisis to support their arts and artists in need.

A drawing of a music note being strangled by a noose
Artists protest closure by questionably using noose image

The protesters were either unaware of or decided to ignore the revived connotations the noose has in the current racial struggles taking place in the United States.

ILAN VOLKOV conducting the concert at Jerusalem’s ICC auditorium.
Back to the IPO, in the flesh

For now, at least, music-lovers have plenty to look forward to in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa.

HOMAGE TO Antoni Gaudi – Zaidel infuses her take on iconic art of the past with her own here and now
Art for all ages – and places

Lena Zaidel seems to have followed a go-with-the-flow line to the creations in her new exhibition, Homage, curated by Batsheva Dori-Carlier which opened at the Agripas 12 gallery this week.

ERAN LEDERMAN: ‘Sand Memories‘
Crafts and Design Biennale gets liftoff, at last

If you are looking to get a decent handle on the dizzying array of exhibits stretched across several interior spaces and outside spots over at the museum site, you’d better make a day of it.

At last, the Israel Festival is here

The members of the festival management board said the green light for an adjusted program was given following a meeting between the culture minister and finance minister.

RINA SCHENFELD: This connection between words and movement is so inspiring for me and the dancers.
To dance or not to dance

It was during this confusing period that Rina Schenfeld was informed that she had won the prestigious Rosenblum Prize for the Performing Arts in the lifetime achievement category.

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