Rock legends Guns N’ Roses performed to 60,000 fans in Tel Aviv. The tour was named the “Not in this lifetime” tour because Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan reunited, in spite of Axl’s 2014 prediction that they would never re-establish the band. The video features “Sweet Child of Mine”.
Here is the young-person’s guide to the best beaches along the 185 kilometers (115 miles) of sandy Israeli Mediterranean coastline, as well as the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret). Covering Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Herzliya, Kinneret, Hadera, Carmel, Tel Dor. Caesarea and Nahariya.
This video from AIPAC suggests some of the best souvenirs for tourists to take home from a trip to Israel. But a warning - they may take up quite a bit of space in your suitcase.
The smells of the sea flavored with black coffee and spices from the markets, Levantine culture combined with European, ancient mixed with new – this is Jaffa. One of the oldest port cities in the world. Today's Jaffa is a vibrant city that never ceases to surprise and innovates.
American musician Chrissie Hynde and her band The Pretenders will perform on 23 Sept at the Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv.
Omri Casspi’s phone rang at one-minute past midnight on the day that the Israeli basketball star became a free agent. It was the owner of NBA champions Golden State Warriors in California, offering Casspi a one-year contract. It was an offer he couldn’t refuse.
Tens of thousands took part in the Jerusalem Maccabiah Night Run – not just those participating in the Maccabiah Games. Many of the streets in Jerusalem were closed whilst the runners completed the 5 or 10 km routes or the half Marathon.
US pop star Britney Spears gave her first-ever concert in Israel, performing in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park in temperatures of around 28° Celsius (82.4°F). With 60,000 tickets sold, it was the largest concert ever for a female artist in the history of Israel.
The Maccabiah is the world’s largest Jewish athletic competition, taking place every four years in Israel. The 2017 Maccabiah is from July 4 - 18 and features about 10,000 athletes from more than 80 countries, plus around 22,000 additional fans.
18 Pro Football Hall of Famers came to Israel on a weeklong goodwill visit sponsored by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. They attended the dedication of Kraft‘s sports complex in Jerusalem, with a regulation-size football field, and visited the Old City, Tel Aviv and the Dead Sea.