current events in jerusalem

Sixth annual Jerusalem Jazz Festival to go online amid coronavirus

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Second annual Jerusalem Community Woodstock to take place this weekend

This Thursday and Friday will see the aforesaid vegetarian café-restaurant host the second annual Jerusalem Community Woodstock festival with a bunch of afternoon Anglo and Israeli bands.

ADRABA BOOKSTORE: High-brow, yet fun.

Jerusalem book store Adraba Books celebrates 10 years

Adraba doesn’t try to compete with the big chain retailers, but simply features a dazzling selection of books on virtually every subject, most of which can’t be found anyplace else in Israel

Grapevine: Saving for ‘shmura’

MATZAH, the bread of affliction, should cost very little, but matzah shmura is a different story altogether.

14 Days: EMET prize

What happened in the last two weeks in Israel?

Moshe (Chico) Edri

A city guide to being the Jerusalem mayor

Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.


Jerusalem’s religious non-profit that’s not afraid to be proud

“We want to give a voice to another Judaism – inclusive, loving and accepting. A Judaism that puts an end to homophobia and hatred.”

Members of the country’s only professional team, the Israel Cycling Academy, will take part

Jerusalem gearing up for Giro

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if people around the world identified Jerusalem as the host of major sporting events, rather than as the location of the usual Mideast conflict-related news item?

Christianity Jerusalem Israel

Pilgrims flock to Jerusalem to celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christians waving palm fronds and branches, mark their Palm Sunday at Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

The US Consulate on Agron Street

This week in Jerusalem: Law and friends

Peggy Cidor's round-up of city affairs.

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