What's on this week
Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the first zoo in Israel at this unique and multifaceted exhibition meant to inspire a love of life and animals. The exhibit features vivid, life-size statues as well as intricately beautiful and detailed murals and illustrations by some of Israel's most esteemed artists and creators. Open until September, 10:00-16:00, Beit Ha’ir, 27 Bialik St, Tel Aviv
This highly-regarded exhibit of 3D LEGO sculptures is perfect for a family outing. Coming to Israel for the second time, the intricate work of New Yorker Nathan Sawaya will be on display at Holon Toto Hall from July 26 to August 31.
Grab your bike or rent a bike with Lime and take a quick ride to the Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center to see the iconic Broadway musical “The Phantom of the Opera” while it stops in Tel Aviv on its world tour. If Broadway is your thing, you won’t want to miss this show while it’s here.
The International Hutzot Hayotzer Art Festival returns to its 44th year, and as in every year, the colorful stands fill the Hutzot Hayotzer complex and the Sultan's Pool, opposite the Tower of David at the foot of the walls of the Old City.
The International Klezmer Festival, which has become a tradition in Jerusalem, brings together lovers of the genre and lovers of music of all kinds with the best musicians and Klezmer ensembles from Israel and abroad. The festival combines the world of melodies from small Jewish towns with international musical cultures and styles, as well as authentic klezmer performances of traditional Jewish music and performances and Klezmer combined with jazz, tango, rhythm & blues, and country music.
Every year, this timeless summer attraction continues to innovate, surprise and thrill, but this year, this Lego Space Park is reaching new heights. This journey through the galaxy includes 3000 square meters of over 5 million Lego blocks which creates a complex, interactive experience where children and their families are invited to build their own Lego spaceships and land them on the moon.
The First Station complex offers an abundance of festivals and events for the summer: June 10 Festi-Van in a Hip Hop Show A hip-hop and rap show featuring leading artists, including Jimbo Jay, Pedro Grass, Eric Aber and Jonathan Blumenfeld.
Summer in Israel means a lot of things; two of them being extremely conflicting. It’s hot AF and kids have no school. Luckily, literally every local institution springs to action with water-filled or AC-blasting events - you just have to know where to go. Hitting the beaches or museums are tried-and-true options for scratching out a screen-heavy afternoon, but we’ve put together the ultimate list to make it a summer of discovery
The Tower of David Museum presents a new photographic exhibition: The Mountain, a photographic journey to the Temple Mount 1839 - Until our time The Tower of David Museum.
From Ilan Ramon’s journal and the Enoch Scroll from Qumran to Peter and Pan: from Ancient Greece to Neverland, these upcoming exhibits at the Israel Museum are a great way to spend some time indoors and away from the heat.