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Grapevine October 16, 2020: Still the one

The movers and shakers of Israeli society.

New street signs were placed in the Mahane Yehuda market, October, 2020

Navigating Mahane Yehuda shuk made easier with new street signs

Up until now, there were no signs with the name of the streets in the market, making it difficult to navigate the market.


This week in Jerusalem; A round-up of city affairs

What has been going on in Israel's capital this week?

SOME Shuk stores did not survive the lockdown period.

Back in the Shuk like coronavirus never even happened

I’ll be back soon, though.

A Mahane Yehuda worker is arrested during a protest by merchants due to the prolonged closure of it.

The mutiny at Jerusalem's Mahaneh Yehuda shuk: When will it fully reopen?

A few shops here and there are open, according to the guidelines – like butchers, bakeries or the few medium-sized supermarkets scattered mostly on the main open-air alley.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the shuk in Jerusalem to campaign for municipal elections

The shuk and Israeli politics

“Bibi has forgotten where his most faithful supporters are. This decision will cost him at least two mandates at the next elections, I will see to that personally."

Afula Shuk

Pascale’s Kitchen - The all-new Afula shuk

Some visitors have even compared the new Afula shuk to Mahaneh Yehuda in Jerusalem and Shuk HaCarmel in Tel Aviv.

As the ‘shuk wars’ heat up, is Mahaneh Yehuda’s character at stake?

Some 140 years ago, Mahaneh Yehuda market – aka the shuk – was established on a plot of about 30,000 square meters.


Art exhibition heads to Jerusalem's Mahaneh Yehuda market

Jerusalem-born photographer Eyal Granit returns home with a first-of-its-kind exhibition

Color, sights and enticing aromas at the Petah Tikva shuk

Visiting the shuk can be a breath of fresh air from the world's news

With the news full of antisemitic attacks, Jews murdered, headstones in cemeteries overturned, a visit to the shuk in Petah Tikva provides a welcome reminder of Israel's uniqueness.

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