Tri-faith festival to light up street

Tel Aviv's unique tri-faith street festival will take place in Jaffa on Saturday December 27, reports The festival - which celebrates Hanukka, Christmas and Eid al-Adha (the Muslim Festival of the Sacrifice) - will take place in Rehov Yafet between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., and will feature musical performances, magic shows, circus acts and storytelling in Hebrew and Arabic. Characters such as Santa Claus, Aladdin and Judah the Maccabee will wander through the crowd. The street will be closed to vehicles, and the city is recommending that drivers park at the Bloomfield Stadium and take the free shuttle buses to and from the festival.