In Jerusalem

In Jerusalem is a weekly magazine that tackles the in depth look into culture and politics in Israel. Talented Journalists and writers contribute influential articles featuring stories from the Middle East and the Jewish world. In Jerusalem offers the best in news media providing high quality content for serious readers.

Jerusalem black swan
Jerusalem black swan

The beginning was quite exciting: as part of the renewal project of the Mahaneh Yehuda area, an art gallery opened in one of the city’s premises, in the heart of the Nahlaot neighborhood.

10/01/2020
Undercover through the lens
Undercover through the lens

Savvy job interviewers know that life experience can be almost as an important a factor in a person’s professional development as their technical training.

10/01/2020
Masorti in Jerusalem
Jerusalem's Masorti Movement: Fading future

More than 50 years later, as the generation of Conservative Jews that arrived full of post-1967 Zionist ardor passes from the scene, some of Jerusalem’s Masorti synagogues are shrinking.

THE ICONIC Pillsbury Doughboy floats high above New York City during a recent Macy Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving in Jerusalem

What olim say, happenings and turkey tips

Spirituality together on a recent retreat
Jewish spirituality at meditation retreats across the world

“Meditation was something I was aware of, but I hadn’t engaged in it at all at that time,” Jacobson-Maisels says.

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
14/11/2019
STELLAR AMERICAN-TURKISH oud player-vocalist Ara Dinkjian brings his silky skills back to the Oud Fe
It was 20 years ago today‏

“Twenty years! Hard to believe,” he beams when we meet in his airy office. “I look upon the festival as a child who was born and has grown up,” said Bnaya.

06/11/2019
AYALA CIDERMAN
Calling all Jerusalem folkies

“We’ve had quite a few people from abroad come to play at the club,” notes Philippa Bacal, who has, basically, served as chief cook and bottle washer of the folkie enterprise for the past nine years.

30/10/2019
AN ACTRESS in Indian-style costume dances in front of a cardboard Taj Mahal.
Jerusalemites and visitors get a ‘Taste of the World’

The Taste of the World Festival, newly arrived to Jerusalem, felt similar to the Eurovision village in Tel Aviv for the international music festival earlier this year.

24/10/2019
So many synagogues in  Jerusalem
So many synagogues in Jerusalem

For observant Jews – and few places come more observant than Jerusalem – the Shabbat and Festivals are days out of time.

By JACOB SOLOMON
10/10/2019
Let my people LEGO

He started with Tinkertoys, blocks and LEGO. “Everyone knew LEGO was my thing,” he noted. “I could sit and do LEGO all day.”

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
02/10/2019
Of slihot and synagogues ‏

One of the beauties of living in Israel is how Judaism is very much part of our daily culture.

Salt of the art

Sigalit Landau’s monumental ‘Salt Years’ reveals her inner world while addressing wider issues.

12/09/2019
Breaking musical news

“We heard about this project and felt it was a perfect match to the type of projects we create at Mekudeshet,” says the concert honcho.

28/08/2019
Haredi hydroponics

Technology and sustainability meet at the Diaspora Yeshiva.

By JORDANA BENAMI
14/08/2019
Colonialism revisited

The steamroller ethos adopted by European colonialists, and their denigration of other cultures, particularly from the 3rd World, is the theme of a video work by New Zealand artist Lisa Reihana.

08/08/2019
Calling all Mancunians

Unraveling the mystery of Manchester House, an edifice on Hebrew University’s Givat Ram campus with an intriguing history.

20/06/2019
Beauty past and present

“45 Israeli jewelry makers have created items that engage with, and respond to, Islamic jewelry from the museum’s collection,” Fishof said.

13/06/2019
Cyclists get tunnel vision, for a day

While the municipality and the GFNY organizers celebrate the major international cycling slot here, the powers-that-be refuse to explain why it remains off limits for the cyclists.

02/05/2019
The Holyland saga is far from over.
Grapevine - Urban renewal blues

But today there is very little room to build outward; the only solution is to build upward. So Jerusalem will become a city of tall towers.

Spread forth your branches

Now we no longer have to say ‘Next year in Jerusalem,’ for we are already here

THIS WEEK IN JERUSALEM

Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs

11/04/2019
Passover cleaning

The record holder is once again Rishon Lezion, where 56% of households wash their dishes in a dishwasher.

By TEHILA BIGMAN
11/04/2019
This week in Jerusalem

Peggy Cidor's round-up of city affairs.

27/03/2019
Adult competencies

From the survey’s results, it can be deduced that the older the participant, the more likely he or she is likely to lack computer skills.

By AMIR MUSZKAT-BARKAN
27/03/2019
Till death do us part

“Yair said he wanted to do something connected to being an orphan and I said that maybe we should do something like a mass shivah (mourning event), whereby, in fact, everyone is mourning.”

27/03/2019
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