Israeli judoka won gold in the under-100 kg division at the European Championships in Prague. His countryman Tal Flicker won silver in the under-66kg category.
This article describes 5 little-known landscaped gems in Israel’s capital. In contrast to the Botanical Gardens and the Wohl Rose Garden, look for Mount Scopus Botanical Garden, the Andalusian Garden, the YMCA Garden, the Orson Hyde Memorial Park and the Hadassah Healing Garden. (Orson Hyde) (Mount Scopus)
Tel Aviv's annual Samsung run on 19th Feb will have some coronavirus adaptations. Each runner will start from a different point and run a unique, localized course, the motto being "All Running Together Separately." An app will include instructions, a starting ceremony, progress monitoring and more.
19-year-old Israeli Deni Avdija was ninth overall in the prestigious first round of the National Basketball Association draft of new players. He will play next season for the Washington Wizards. Israeli Yam Madar was drafted 47th overall and selected in the second round by Boston Celtics.
The Jerusalem Theater's eighth annual Pianos Festival was held online and free of charge to all who registered. Each performance was broadcast live on both Youtube and Facebook. The festival was dedicated to Ludwig van Beethoven, marking 250 years since the famed composer's birth.
Several Israeli cultural events have attracted large paying on-line audiences. These include the Haifa International Film Festival (30,000), the Docaviv International Documentary Film Festival (61,000) and the Haifa International Children's Theatre Festival (2,500).
Tel Aviv’s annual "Loving Art. Making Art" festival (Nov 12 -14) exhibited the works of some 150 artists in public open spaces, 30 galleries and four museums around the city.
The Jerusalem International Oud Festival Nov 19 – 28 will be online, free of charge on the Confederation House Youtube channel and on Facebook. This year’s festival will focus on Israel artists.
As reported previously, TrueFuture TV’s new season features the Startup Nation and its innovative technologies that save and change lives. TrueFuture’s host Joe Mullings was interviewed on I24 News. Also, a link to the on-going Season 4 (episodes 1, 2 and more). Keep watching.
Israel’s Inbar Lanir is the new women’s European Judo Champion in the Under-78kg category, having won the gold medal at the Under-23 European Championships in Croatia. Her compatriot Maya Goshen won the Under-70kg silver. Yehonatan Elbaz won the Under-73kg men’s bronze.