Things to do in Israel next month

Let go of the “FOMO.” Plan ahead for the wildest events in Israel coming up next month with our early bird list
By Jennifer Greenberg |

Save the date! There are tons of big events on the calendar next month. It’s time to mark them down, purchase tickets, and let the anticipation swell over you while waiting for theatre performances, comedy festivals, and concerts to come to town, and new museum exhibits, designer boutiques, and restaurants to open their doors. After tackling the top attractions in the Holy Land, it’s time for some good ole’ fashion entertainment. You deserve the break and you’re bound to save on early bird specials and presale tickets.

What's on next month

Ravid Kahalani © Zohar Ron
News, Events & Festivals

Discover the diversity that lives within middle eastern music

Besides food, the middle east is rich with music. The 19th International Oud Festival founded on the basis of an appreciation for the rich diversity of Arab music, will showcase traditional music from the middle east and all over the Mediterranean Basin. © Zohar Ron Covering different cultures, the festival hosts international artists as well as local artists. This year the festival will hold performances of original productions by Israeli artists, also including a performance by the Greek composer behind the renowned film “Rebetiko,” Stavros Kasardakos. © Astwenat Chay Taking place at the Confederation House, attendees can expect all this and more from the festival that will conclude with a tribute to Rabbi Shalom. Xarchakos © Giannis Glikas The 19th International Oud Festival, Nov 7-8 The Confederation House, Paul Emile Botta St 12, Jerusalem For more Phone Number: 03-9224540  

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News, Eating

Devour your way through Jerusalem with Open Restaurants

Get a behind-the-scenes look on the restaurants, cafés, and kitchens that run the Holy city’s culinary industry. Through Open Restaurants onlookers will be allowed to experience workshops and dinner behind Jerusalem’s most elite restaurants. Beyond that participants will learn the history behind the fascinating consumption culture. The brainchild of Merav Oren, Open Restaurants started in 2013 when Oren had to itch the scratch of curiosity and wanted to uncover the world of what goes on before the plate hits the table. Now in its third year in Jerusalem from November 13-17 foodies will have the opportunity to sign up for workshops, tastings and more to uncover the rich flavors of Jerusalem eateries.   Open Restaurants, Nov 13-17 For more information:  

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Things to do, Sport events

Tel Aviv Night Run 2018

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The annual Tel Aviv night run is something many locals look forward to. Decking themselves out in glow in the dark body paint men, women and children over the age of 14 will participate in this 10 Km race with written with permission from a doctor. Incentives include a racing kit with a runner’s shirt, number and measuring chip.

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