The best things to do in Israel this month

Your Israeli cheat sheet: quell your inner FOMO with our checklist of must-do events

By Time Out Israel Editors |
Jim Jefferies © Jesse Grant/Getty Images

Dig out your dancing shoes, throw on your finest classical concert-viewing attire or simply tuck in for a good night’s rest and save energy for daytime events. Either way, there’s something to do in Israel this month for every person. From outdoor festivals to indoor entertainment, Time Out’s got you covered with the hottest happenings this month. Start your month off with a bang and keep the good times rolling with our picks of the very best things to do in Israel this month.

The best things to do in Israel this month

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News, Kids

Culinary Workshops for the Kids at Sarona Market

Sarona Market continues with its popular series: "Market Chef Kids", an experiential culinary complex for children with a variety of cooking workshops. With "taste the world" workshop, kids will make a famous and special dish of the chosen country. Children will receive an interesting explanation about the country and the signature recipe.

December 2-31, Admission is free! 

Jim Jefferies © Rich Polk/GettyImages
Comedy, Stand-up

Jim Jefferies in Tel Aviv

Shlomo Group Arena, Tel Aviv - Jaffa

After two sold-out performances in Israel in 2016, this bright and brilliant Australian comedian will grace Israel again with his biting sense of humor - covering everything from pop culture and politics to controversial news.

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News, Eating

Winter Soup Festival at Jerusalem's Inbal Hotel

Get your bellies ready for a variety of simmering soups to keep you warm during Jerusalem's winter days. Out of great love for soups and the culinary abundance of raw materials that Jerusalem offers, a seasonal tradition called the "Winter Soup Festival" was created at the Inbal Hotel for its fifth year now. During the festival, six different types of soups will be prepared on a daily basis at the hotel. 

Throughout December, Inbal Jerusalem Hotel, Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra
News, Music

The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra

The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra plays music in periodical instruments, and using techniques and performance methods to suit. The orchestra has a new fall concerts that will make you wish to you could dive back in time. When: September-December

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Music, Jazz

7 Hot Spots to Catch a Jazz Show Every Single Night of the Week

Snap your fingers, tap your feet - because Tel Aviv is alive with beautiful be-bop and cross-rhythm from the jazz genre. As we see more and more special jazz nights popping up on the regular, we have rounded up our favorites, giving you the opportunity to take a hit of the stuff any night of the week. It’s time to add some scat and sax into your life, folks.

Art market
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Shopping, Markets and fairs

Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair

Nachalat Binyamin

In one of the oldest districts in Tel Aviv, adjacent to the Carmel Market, Nahalat Binyamin Street has a wonderful now-not-so-well-known secret, which makes itself known twice a week. Every Tuesday and Friday, the Arts and Crafts Fair brings around 220 artists together as they attempt to sell their works. 

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