Things to do in Israel next week

Precrastinate! Stay ahead of the game with our list of next week’s best events, all in one place

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You’ve got this week covered. But how about next week? Why not stay ahead of the game and mark down the cool events and things to do in Israel coming up in the near future before they’re sold out. From free art exhibitions to spending your shekels at unique markets and craft fairs that span the country, get out those daytimers and start planning because our editors have recommendations for everything. You won’t regret it. After all, we’re here to keep you in the know and away from the “FOMO.”

What's on next week

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Things to do, Festivals

Israel Festival: Embracing Culture

Right when the temperatures on Israel's coastal plain begin to rise is the perfect time for heading up to the capital, breathing in the fresh mountain air, and enjoying the plentitude of performances offered by the 58th annual Israel Festival. 

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Shopping, Markets and fairs

Nahalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair

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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. 

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News, Art

Keepin' it Fresh with Tel Aviv's Contemporary Art Fair

The Fresh Paint Art Fair is launching a new decade with an expanded program breaking out of the boundaries of the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds with new, innovative formats and a multi-disciplinary main exhibition which deals, among other things, with the blurring of distinctions between different artistic disciplines

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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.

FAILE Where The Ends Meet
News, Art

FAILE - ‘Where The Ends Meet’

The long-standing New York-based artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller, who work under the name FAILE, will showcase a range of their hyper-color screen-printed works at Tel Aviv’s Gordon Gallery in their signature subversive perspective. 

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News, Art

New exhibitions at the Petah Tikva Museum

This spring, The Petach Tikva Museum of Art is bursting with new and exciting exhibitions that will open on March 14th, and will incorporate amazing works from burgeoning and veteran leading Israeli artists

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News, Theater & Performance

All Eyes on The Look

A behind-the-scenes look at “The Look”: an interview with Ohad Mazor about Sharon Eyal’s new work Sharon Eyal, innovative choreographer and co-founder of L-E-V Dance Company, is back from a world tour with her newest work for Batsheva’s Ensemble, “The Look.” Ohad Mazor, a member of Batsheva’s Ensemble and a soloist in the piece, opens the backstage door, revealing Sharon’s unique creative process, from day one of rehearsals to curtains up on their international tour. First things first, Ohad, who are you? I am Ohad Mazor. I just turned 21-years-old a few days ago and it’s my third year in the Ensemble. I am really excited to be joining the Company next year. Where did you dance before you joined the Ensemble? I grew up in Haifa. My dance training was based mostly on ballet and Graham. I had a really amazing teacher who wanted to help me do things beyond the frame of school, so I did summer dance intensives at Juilliard and San Francisco Conservatory of Dance in the States. When I was eighteen, I auditioned for Batsheva and got in. What is your role in “The Look”? We don’t really have roles like The Clown or The Princess, but I call my solo the “Bully Solo.” I pump my muscles and have a bit of a stripper fantasy moment. What is this piece about? Generally with both Ohad and Sharon’s pieces, we never speak about the work, what the piece is about, or what message it sends. This might sound weird to people from the outside because a lot of the time we creat

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