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mosaic Jerusalem

Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs

How can we imagine the colors, shapes and faces of what was the routine life of Jerusalemites more than 2,000 years ago?

28/07/2016
Israeli police

City notes: Acre opera festival takes the stage

A round-up of news from around the nation.

By COMPILEDJULIE STEIGERWALD
27/07/2016
Rabbi David Lau

Grapevine: Mount of Olives music

Jerusalem has been chosen by Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) to host the world’s largest travel bloggers’ conference in March, 2017.

Reuven Rivlin

GRAPEVINE: Beit Hatfutsot’s new wing

Rivlin was very pleased to see that there was a place where children could be informally educated towards recognizing Jews who had made an impact in the world at large.

Terror in Nice

City notes: Nice’s sister city Netanya commemorates attack victims

A round-up of news from around the nation.

By COMPILEDJULIE STEIGERWALD
20/07/2016
The 19th International Puppet Theater & Film Festival

Top 10 things to do 460907

What to do this week and beyond.

Jezreel Valley Railway

City notes: High-speed train to hold test runs on Haifa-Beit She’an route

A round-up of news from around the nation.

By COMPILEDJULIE STEIGERWALD
13/07/2016
Netanyahu Kenyatta

Grapevine: Ethiopian delegation tours Wolfson

Accompanied by a delegation from Ethiopia, Mekonnen was eager to meet members of the first Ethiopian pediatric cardiac team in training.

Battle of Hattin

City notes: Decisive Crusader battle reenacted in Galilee

A round-up of news from around the nation.

By COMPILEDJULIE STEIGERWALD
10/07/2016
Israel seashore

Exploring the Atlit Salt Works

All industries need salt: paper manufacturing, metalwork, paint manufacture, rubber and plastic, dyeing synthetic fibers, cleaning materials and bleach, soap and cosmetics, optics, leather tanning, drilling oil wells, de-icing highways… the list is endless.

By SYBIL EHRLICH
03/07/2016
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