Photographer Ezra Landau has opened his outdoor “Jerusalem Moments” exhibition in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. In 50 prints (for Jerusalem’s 50th anniversary Landau finds contrasts and connections between Jews and Arabs, secular and religious Jews, tourists and residents.
The Barbary restaurant in Covent Garden is number one in TimeOut’s list of London’s 100 best restaurants. Lead chef is Tel Aviv-born Eyal Jagermann. The anti-Israel Guardian says it’s “thrillingly alien”. The London Standard says, “If you have to queue, queue”. (Not kosher)
Linoy Ashram won a bronze medal in the all-around competition (hoop, clubs, ball and ribbon) at the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, making her the first Israeli to ever win a medal in the category.
US comedian Conan O’Brien was interviewed by Yonit Levi of Israel’s Channel 2. He talked about his first trip to Israel, meeting all types of people and said he was impressed by the fit men, beautiful women and relaxed vibe. He also told her what he’d do if he moved to Israel.
I reported previously on Israeli-developed FreeD from Replay Technologies – since taken over by Intel. Now TV viewers of American football will be able to watch FreeD’s 360-degree replays and other features at 11 National Football League (NFL) venues this season.
The four-day TLV in LDN gala festival kicked off on 8th Sep. It included a beach party, music from Dana International and food from to Israeli chef Shaul Ben Aderet.
Artists4Israel. Last year, Artists4Israel visited 63 global campuses and universities to share their artistic talent for Israel. Led by gifted street and graffiti artists, they engaged with over 25,000 students, many of whom helped paint pro-Israel murals with messages of support for Israel. Events were co-sponsored by StandWithUs.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story is coming from the UK’s West End to tour Israel. It’s probably the closest you can get to seeing Simon & Garfunkel without actually seeing them. From 13th - 18th Sep in Jerusalem, Kiryat Mozkin, Cinema City, Airport City and Rishon Letzion.
Jerusalem's 4-week Mekudeshet festival, which ends on 15th Sept, features many inspirational artists and musicians.
In the 1960s, famous Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali, produced Zionist-themed paintings. They included a ship carrying Jewish refugees to Israel, an Israeli menorah (candelabra) and a series entitled “Aliya”. Here is a new montage of Dali's tribute to the Jewish people.