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Afghanistan:
Landscapes
from Beyond
the Horizon
Opening Jan 01

Landscapes from Beyond the Horizon, photo by Helmut R. Schulze


Mr. Schulze’s exhibition gives a very depict the many facets of the history
authentic picture of this downtrodden, of Tel Aviv.
but nevertheless wonderful country. The Museum, located in the heart
The L.A Mayer Museum for Islamic of Tel Aviv, used to house the old
The L.A Mayer Museum for Islamic Art, Opening hours: Sun, Mon, Wed municipality building of the city in its
Art is hosting a new photography 10am - 3pm, Tue & Thur. 10am-7pm, early days.
exhibition; Afghanistan: Landscapes Fri 10am-2pm, Sat 10am-4pm. 2 The old mayor’s office, originally of
from Beyond the Horizon, Hapalmach St., Jerusalem. Meir Dizengoff, Tel Aviv’s first mayor,
photographed and curated by Tel: (02) 5661291/2 has been restored to its former glory,
Helmut R. Schulze. In his journeys www.islamicart.co.il/en and offers a breathtaking view across
across Afghanistan, a land of and down Bialik Street. Also on Bialik
wild landscapes and bitter wars, Street are the Bauhaus and Reuben
Schulze portrays stunning views
and its people, their daily lives and
The Museum Reuven (artist) Museums as well
as the Bialik Museum (dedicated to
hardships.
Helmut R. Schulze, a renowned
of the History the former national poet of Israel).
Combine a visit to a couple of these
German photo journalist, was born in
1929 in Bad Liebenwerda (Germany)
of Tel Aviv- places and you can easily spend half
a day in the area.
and currently lives in Heidelberg.
Since the 1970s he has
Yaffo Museum of the History of Tel Aviv
Yaffo, 27 Bialik St. Tel Aviv Yaffo,
photographed many well- Tel: (03) 5173052
known politicians worldwide. He
accompanied the former Egyptian
President Anwar Sadat, Federal
German Republic Presidents Richard
von Weizsäcker and Roman Herzog,
former Federal Chancellor Helmut
Kohl and Foreign Minister Hans-
Dietrich Genscher during important
travels at home and abroad.
His reports and snapshots dealing
with politics, countries and people
from all continents were published
in various German and international
periodicals such as Der Spiegel,
Time, Bunte, Welt am Sonntag etc. The Centennial Year of Tel Aviv Yaffo
Mr. Schulze visited Afghanistan has ended with the festive opening
several times between 2002 and of the Museum of the History of Tel
2008 during all four seasons. He Aviv-Yaffo. This museum, located in
and his small team travelled about the old majestic municipal building
4.000 kilometers throughout the will exhibit documents, artifacts and
country in an ill-equipped car. The thousands of photographs – many
team accompanied military patrols of which were collected in a special
to far away and desolate villages “Revealing the Hidden City” project
where he photographed breathtaking designed to preserve historic photos,
landscapes from the ground and including pictures from private
while flying in a helicopter. albums and family collections which

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haflas and casual parties, colourfull the coral reefs.
The 6th Bazar and so much fun!!
For further details and schedule of
Bike:The bike is definitely the most
challenging and unique aspect of
International the festival,
visit: www.eilatfestival.com
the Israman. It begins with a steep
15 kilometer climb from Eilat into
Belly-dance the mountains, going from sea level
to 700 meters above sea level. The
Festival - Eilat The 2010 remainder of the ride takes place
in the rolling hills of the mountains
21-23 Jan
that overlook Eilat and the Arava
The Eilat festival is approaching! Israman valley, a region known for heavy
gusts of winds that can reach up to
Workshops, performances, a colorful
bazaar, and encounters with all those Triathlon - 60 kilometers per hour, though the
average is 35-40 kilometers.
who live, breathe, eat, and drink
belly dancing—all in a three-day Eilat The return from the turnaround
point is known to be one of the most
extravaganza. Jan 29
The Israeli style of belly dance challenging aspects of the course.
acquired its reputation from the The 2010 Israman and Half-Israman The full Ironman goes out to the 80
great diversity of styles, the ethnic races will be held Jan. 29, 2010 in the kilometer point, turns around, rides
backgrounds of and dancers. The coastal resort town of Eilat. Israman 19 kilometers back (southward) and
choice of Eilat as the location for and Half Israman are the country’s then turns around again, returns to
the festival, with Jordan bordering premier long-distance triathlon the 80 kilometer point (now the 118
to the east and Egypt to the west, races. Each race features a swim in kilometer point), and then rides 62
highlights the diversity of Israeli belly the crystal-clear waters of the Red kilometer back to the point where the
dance whose deep roots are set in Sea, a challenging climb up into the 18 kilometer climb ended. The 1/2
the Arab world, of which Israel is a Eilat Mountains and a run through Ironman participants turn around at
part. Israeli belly dance merges its downtown Eilat. the 54 kilometer point and then ride
Arab roots with the unlimited styles the 36 kilometers back to where the
that abound worldwide, including the The Course 18 kilometer climb ended.
modern cabaret. The teachers at the Swim: The swim takes place in the Run: The run begins on the top of
festival will offer a variety of styles placid waters of the Red Sea. The the mountain and descends down
ranging from classical Egyptian to temperature of the water in January is to Eilat. The first 15 kilometers are
Turkish Sufi, and from ancient tribal mild (20-22 degrees Celcius) yet the a steep downhill, a run that can be
to modern cabaret. swim is wet-suit legal. The course is tough on the quads but can also
This year’s festival will host some in the bay parallel to the coastline and produce extremely fast times. Don't
of the leading international belly consists of four out and back loops forget to look up while running, to
dancers and will be accompanied by for the full Ironman and two for the catch the incredible views of the Red
a live arabic orchestra, drumming and 1/2. Don't forget to catch a glimpse Sea and the Eilat harbor.
shisha in the Bedouin tent, all night of the beautiful fish as you swim over For further details & prices visit
www.israman.co.il

The Israman Triathlon - the road to Eilat

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Sites &
attractions
Market
Culture – Best
Finds and
Unforgettable
Experiences
You are invited to discover the unique
character of Israel by exploring the
many open-air markets, known as
shuks. This is the perfect time of
year, when the change in season
brings with it weather suited to shuk-
shopping as well as an incredible
selection of seasonal products.

Old City Market –


Jerusalem
Found deep inside Jerusalem’s heart,
is the Old City Market, bursting with Machane Yehuda Market - Jerusalem
history and attracting locals and
tourists alike. The system of narrow is a meaningful experience. Flea Market Shuk
alleyways reveals the secrets of this Fresh, inexpensive produce is Hapishpushim – Yaffo
ancient city. The market offers a in abundance but the market’s
specialties include colorful spices, If you’re looking for bargains,
fascinating variety of wares. antiques and second-hand treasures,
Muslim Quarter, Old City, pre-made salads and spreads and
newly baked pastries. this market is the place for you.
Jerusalem. Opening Hours: Daily Literally anything and everything
from early morning to sunset Agripas St. and Yaffo St.,
Jerusalem. Opening Hours: Sun- under the sun can be found here.
Thur 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-3pm The vendor’s wares spill out into the
streets and hidden treasures await
inside the alleyway stores.
Carmel Market – Tel Aviv The market is in walking distance of
The most amazing fresh produce the famous Yaffo clock-tower.
of every imaginable kind plus more Yefet St. by the Clock Tower, Yaffo.
can be found here. Opening Hours: Sun-Thur 9am-5pm,
Check out the tiny shops in the Fri 9am-2pm
alleyways and indulge in edible
delicacies that are prepared with
love and sold with character by the
lively store owners. Treat yourselves
to a meal at the popular Carmela Ba
Nacaala or Basta restaurants.
Between Allenby and the sea shore,
Tel Aviv. Opening Hours: Sun-Thur
8am-evening, Fri 8am-3pm

Nahalat Binyamin
Pedestrian Market –
Tel Aviv
Israel’s foremost craft fair boasts an
amazing array of items, highlighting
Old City Market - Jerusalem
the talents of local artists. Ranging
from wooden crafts, to decorative
Machane Yehuda Market – goods, to jewelry, to art for the
Jerusalem home and so much more, this is an
For travelers seeking a fascinating excellent place to find the perfect
look at Israeli culture or residents gift.
hoping to strike a bargain, this Nahalat Binyamin St., Tel Aviv.
crowded, yet inviting market Opening hours Tues and
Fri 10am-5pm
Flea Market, Shuk Hapishpushim - Yaffo

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SITES & aTTRACTIONS
TEL AVIV-YAFFO & AREA Jerusalem Mini Israel
Mini Israel miniature city features
Bloomfield Science Museum over 350 beautifully crafted
Bauhaus Center
exact-replica models, of historical,
religious, archeological and modern
sites.
Latrun, Tel (08) 9130000 or 1-700-
599-599 www.minisrael.co.il

Ramparts Walk
A walk around the Old City walls
providing an elevated view of
Jerusalem.
Damascus Gate and Yaffo Gate Tel:
(02) 6277550

Tower of David Museum

A resource center, gallery and store Fascinating, thoughtful and intelligent


highlighting the uniqueness of Tel interactive exhibitions for both
Aviv as “the Bauhaus architecture children and adults.
capital”. 99 Dizengoff St. Tel: (03) Rupin St. (02) 6544888
5220249 www.bauhaus-center.com www.mada.org.il

Bialik House Cardo -


This charming museum was the The Jewish Quarter of the Old City.
home of Israel’s national poet, Chaim
Nachman Bialik, from
1925-34. 22 Bialik St., Tel: (03)
5254530 www.ilmuseums.com

Israel Children’s Museum Located in the medieval citadel near


Children and parents can enjoy the Yaffo Gate, the museum details
a variety of unique creative the major events in Jerusalem’s
interactive experiences in a realm history.
of imagination and fantasy. Yaffo Gate, Old City. Tel: (02)
Mifraz Shlomo St., Peres Park, 6265333 www.towerofdavid.org.il
Holon. Tel: (03) 6503010
www.childrensmuseum.org Via Dolorosa (Way of the Cross)
Christendom’s most holy road, it
Museum of the History of the IDF Remains of a Roman road dating follows the route taken by Jesus from
A popular history of the Israeli armed back to the 5th century C.E, which is the Antonia Fortress where he was
forces. Tel Aviv Promenade, Yehezkel now a busy shopping street. condemned to the Hill of Golgotha
Kaufmann St. (corner of Hamered Jewish Quarter of the Old City where he was crucified. The Via
St.) Tel: (03) 5161346 www.mod.gov.il Dolorosa is marked by 14 stations,
the last five being within the Church
Chagall Windows
Old Yaffo of the Holy Sepulcher. Old City.
These magnificent windows of the
Abbell Synagogue at the Hadassah Yad Vashem
University Hospital in Ein Kerem The world’s most famous Holocaust
represent Marc Chagall’s unique museum is a sobering learning
interpretation of the blessings Jacob experience.
gave to his twelve and Moses gave to Har Hazikaron, Tel: (02) 6443400
the twelve tribes of Israel. www.yadvashem.org.il
Hadassah Medical Center, Ein Kerem.
Pre-booking recommended
Tel: (02) 6776271 Haifa & Northern Coast
www.hadassah.org.il
Acre (Akko)
Significant archaeological
discoveries and numerous historical
sites can be found within the
massive walls of Acre (Akko), as
An ancient city with Ottoman and well as beautiful beaches, excellent
Arab architecture, a thriving artists’ fish restaurants and a traditional
quarter and a flea market not-to-be- covered market.
missed. Bahai Shrine and Gardens
The World Center of the Bahai Faith
Rokach House is located in Israel and includes holy
The house of Shimon Rokach, one of places and beautiful gardens in both
the founders of Neve Tzedek, is now Acre and Haifa.
a charming museum. 80 Hatzionut Ave., Haifa and North
36 Simon Rokach St., Neve Tzedek. Acre Intersection, Acre. Reservations
Tel: (03) 5162531 Groups by Required. Tel: (04) 8313131
appointment. www.ilmuseums.com www.ganbahai.org.il

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Caesarea
This ancient port city is located
mid-way between Tel Aviv and Haifa
on the Israeli Mediterranean coast.
Along with ancient ruins, including
an amphitheatre which hosts regular
music concerts, modern Caesarea,
an upscale residential development,
offers a choice of restaurants,
galleries and lush golfing fairways.

Rosh Hanikra

Visit the grottos, cableway and cliff-


top Snack-bar and restaurant at Rosh
Hanikra’s Visitors Site.
10km north of Nahariya
Tel: 073-2710100
www.rosh-hanikra.com

Galilee & Golan Heights

Capernaum

Capernaum (Kfar Nachum) served as


Jesus’ home base during his ministry
in the Galilee and was a thriving
Christian community. After the Arab
conquest around 700 CE the town
was destroyed. The town’s synagogue
and house of St. Peter have been
restored and made into a museum.

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SITES & aTTRACTIONS
Cana Tel Dan Nature Reserve An oasis located in the Judean
The traditional site of the wedding Tel Dan is a beautiful hiking area Desert, mentioned several times in
feast where Jesus performed his first where the Dan River flows. the bible and famous for its caves,
miracle of turning water into wine Tel Dan www.parks.org.il springs, and rich diversity of flora
and the hometown of the disciple and fauna.
Nathaneal. The modern town of Kfar Tiberias
Cana is built on this site. Named after the Roman emperor, Massada
Tiberius is one of four holy cities
Mount of the Beatitudes in Judaism. Tiberias was once the
The traditional site of the Sermon on center of Jewish life in Israel with the
the Mount is today is tranquil garden establishment of Rabbinical academies
with a Franciscan church featuring attracting Jewish scholars and sages.
the eight beatitudes in stained glass
and provides a good vantage point to Tsfat
view the Sea of Galilee. An important spiritual center,
particularly noted for being the place
Nazareth where the Kabbalah was written. Visit
the ancient synagogues that
lie alongside the Artists’ Quarter.
www.tsfat.com

Negev & Arava

Dead Sea

This world heritage site situated on a


mountain top, is famous for the heroic
The largest church in the last stand of Jewish zealots besieged
Middle East, the Church of the by the Romans. The magnificent view
Annunciation, where it was revealed of the desert panorama and the Dead
to Mary that she would conceive and Sea, along with various activities
give birth to the Son of God, is to be of the tourist center, make for an
found in this city, the childhood home extraordinary experience.
of Jesus. Gaze in awe at the view
of the magnificent Jezreel Valley or
experience 1st century life at the The lowest body of water on earth, Underwater Observatory
Nazareth Village. this salt lake has an important biblical Marine Park - Eilat
Tel: (04) 6456042 history and is also the site of many
tourist facilities. Health and beauty
Tabgha products are manufactured from salt
and minerals of the area.

Herodian
Situated in the Judean Desert with
a clear view of Jerusalem, are
the remains of an ancient heavily
fortified palace including a luxurious
bathhouse built by King Herod.
This complex was also used as a
command center during the Bar
Kochva revolt.

Ein Gedi

On the northern shore of the Sea of


Galilee, is the traditional site of the
multiplication of loaves and fishes,
a story found in all four Gospels.
Enjoy the underwater observatory,
The Hermon River Reserve giant aquariums, underwater dive
A source of the Jordan River and simulator and glass submarine.
a beautiful thickly forested nature This marine park offers the richest
reserve and archeological site. presentation of animal life of the Red
Tel: (04) 6902577 Sea.Tel: (08) 6364200
www.coralworld.com

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art & culture
Please note that the events listed Tel: (03) 7457800 museum tells the story of one of
in this section do not cover all the Opening Hours: Sun-Tues, Thurs Israel’s most famous artists.
cultural activities taking place 10am-4pm Wed 10 am-6pm, Fri 21 Rokach Street (Neve Tzedek).
during this period in Israel’s 9am-1pm, Closed on Saturdays and Tel: (03) 5161970
major cities. We recommend that Jewish holidays Opening Hours: Sun-Wed 10am-4pm,
you call the telephone numbers www.bh.org.il Thurs 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-2pm, Sat
listed for reservations and further 10am-5pm,
information. Events may be subject Bible Museum www.gutmanmuseum.co.il
to change. Please confirm! Enjoy Hosts constantly changing exhibitions
your stay. by Israeli and foreign artists on Rubin Museum
biblical subjects from a Recently renovated, this small
secular perspective. museum located in the home of
Art 16 Rothschild Blvd. Tel Aviv.
Tel: (03) 5177760
Reuven Rubin tells the story of the
famous artist’s life and work.
Opening Hours: Sun-Tues 9.30am- 14 Bialik St Tel. (03) 5255961
TEL AVIV-YAFFO 12.30pm, Wed 9.30am-12.30pm / Opening Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs,
4pm-9pm, Thurs-Fri 9.30am-12.30pm 10am-3pm, Tues 10am-8pm, Sat
Art Museums www.ilmuseums.com 11am-2pm
www.rubinmuseum.org.i
Beit Hatfutsot, Museum of the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for
Jewish People Contemporary Art Tel Aviv Museum of Art
This museum tells the unique and Tel Aviv Museum of Art’s extension Israel’s main art museum hosts more
ongoing story of the Jewish People. space for modern and contemporary art than half a million visitors per year.
The museum presents thousands of exhibitions It features a dynamic program of
years of a flourishing, multifaceted 5 Tarsat St. Tel. (03) 5287196 changing and permanent exhibitions,
culture, bringing to life the unity that Officially re-opened in September 2009. cultural programs of classical and
underlies the diversity of the Jewish www.tamuseum.com jazz music, performance arts, lecture
culture. series, special events, children’s
Nachum Gutman Museum programs, dance, and cinema.
Tel Aviv University Campus,
Tucked away on a small street in 27 Shaul Hamelech Ave, Tel Aviv
Matityahu Gate (#2), Klausner St.,
Neve Tzedek, this delightful little Tel: (03) 6077020. Opening Hours:
Ramat Aviv.

The Antonio Marquez Company

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Art & CULTURE
Mon, Wed, Sat 10am- 4pm, Tues, powerful, emotionally charged fields. His 5287196 www.tamuseum.com
Thur 10am-10pm, Fri 10am- 2pm. works present a rich, experience-laden (Exhibition runs until March 27, 2010)
Sun closed. www.tamuseum.com world that unfolds before the viewer.
27 Shaul Hamelech Ave, Tel Aviv. Tel: Galleries
New EXHIBITION (03) 6077020. Opening Hours: Mon,
Wed, Sat 10am- 4pm, Tues, Thur 10am- Alon Segev
10pm, Fri 10am- 2pm. Sun closed. 6 Rothschild Blvd., Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv Museum of Art Tel: (03) 6090769, Mon-Thurs, 12pm-
www.tamuseum.com (Exhibition runs
ARAM GERSHUNI: RECENT 7pm, Fri 10am-1pm,
until Jan 15, 2010)
PAINTINGS www.alonsegevgallery.com
ONGOING EXHIBITION
Artists’ House
9 Alharizi St. Tel: (03) 5246685
Helena Rubinstein Pavilion For
Mon-Thur 10am-1pm, 5pm-7pm,
Contemporary Art Fri 10am-1pm Sat 10am-2pm
A new exhibition in honor of the pavilion’s www.ilmuseums.com
re-opening in September, 2009.
FAMILY/TREE
Chelouche Gallery
New acquisitions donated by
5 Chissin St. Tel: (03) 5289713
the Rivka Saker and Uzi Zucker
Mon-Thurs 10am-1pm, 5 pm-7pm,
Fund for Contemporary Israeli Art.
Fri 10am-1pm
The exhibition incorporates an
www.chelouchegallery.com
architecture-sculpture-performance
approach and includes a video
Dvir Gallery
documenting an installation of artist
11 Nachum St. Tel: (03) 6043003
Tami Ben-Tor entitled “Normal” 2006,
Tue-Thur 11am-6pm,
as well as three sizeable installations
Fri-Sat 10am-1pm
of three well-known artists: Nahum
www.dvirgallery.com
Tevet, “Question Five” 2000-2003;
Guy Ben-Ner, “Treehouse Kit” Engel Gallery
Exhibition of Aram Gershuni: Recent 26 Gordon St.
Paintings - Itamar Gershuni, The Tel Aviv
2005; and Ohad Meromi, “Who Tel: (03) 5225637
Museum Owns the World” 2008. The three
sculptural works are made of wood Gallery 39 for Contemporary Art
Loyalty to the visual experience and the and all creations in the exhibition hold a 39 Nahmani St. Tel: (03) 5666631
impulse to prevent it from slipping away dialogue with the history of modernism. Mon-Thurs.11am-7pm,
are the moving forces behind Aram Thematically, the works relate to Fri 10am-2pm, Sat 10am-1pm
Gershuni’s artistic work. Keeping close family and education and all works are www.artgallery39.com
to the motif that serves as his means characterized by a didactic aspect.
– portrait, landscape, still life or any 6 Tarsat Blvd, Tel Aviv. Gebo Gallery
other image – Gershuni holds on to the 35 Shaul Hamelech
primal, fragile and almost-disappearing Opening Hours: Mon, Wed 10am- Tel: 052-2570792, 077-3300141
experience in order to try and restore 4pm, Tues, Thurs 10am-10pm, Fri Mon-Fri 11am-2pm, 4pm-7pm,
its existence as a painting. Gershuni 10am-2 pm, Sat 10am-4pm Fri 11am-2pm
dares to enter, especially in portraits, into Sun closed. Information: (03) www.gebogallery.com

pick of the month

Litvak Gallery
Litvak Gallery, which has generated
significant buzz for its lavish exhibition
displays at SOFA Chicago 2008 and
2009, has opened it’s 9,000-square-
foot gallery in Museum Tower, one of
Tel Aviv’s a prestigious office building.
Interviewed at his SOFA booth
last November, owner Muly Litvak
described the new gallery’s 20-foot-tall
ceilings and state-of-the-art systems
to control every aspect of the display
of artwork. The opening exhibition of
Litvak Gallery will show the works of
23 of the most important living artists
working in glass.

Litvak Gallery
Opening hours: Mon, Tue,
Thu 10am-8pm, Wed 12pm-20pm,
Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 6pm-11pm.
Museum Tower, 4 Berkowitz St.
Tel Aviv, Tel: (03)6959496
Website: www.litvak.com

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Art & CULTURE
The Heder Gallery Herzliya challenge drawing to maintain
11 Gottlieb St. Tel: (03) 5222402, its unique characteristics, while
Mon-Thur 12am-6 pm Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art endowing video with the added value
Fri 11am-2 pm of the artist’s touch.
Sat 11am-1pm One of the most important contemporary
art museums in Israel, this politically The works include video
www.theheder.com
conscious, highly intelligent museum is documentation of the process of
Gerstein Gallery well worth the 20-minute drive from Tel drawing and they demonstrate the
99 Ben Yehuda St. Aviv to Herzliya. 4 Habanim St. wide variety of its materials and
Tel: (03) 5293826 (09) 9551011, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 10 stretch its conventional limits, thus
Sun-Thur 11am-7pm, am-2pm, Tues&Thurs 4pm-8pm enriching artistic creation in a fresh,
Friday 10am-2pm herzliyamuseum.co.il and often surprising, way.
www.davidgerstein.com The Israel Museum, Ticho House,
9 Harav Kook Street (near Zion
JERUSALEM Square), Jerusalem. Opening hours:
Givon Gallery
35 Gordon St. Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs 10am-5pm,
ART MUSEUMS
Tel: (03) 5225427 Tues 10am-10pm, Fri 10am-2pm
Sun 10am-1pm, The Museum for Islamic Art General Museum Information: (02)
Mon-Thurs 10am-1pm, 5pm-7pm, 6708811, www.imj.org.il (Exhibition
Fri 10am-2 pm, Sat 11am-2pm The Museum’s permanent collections
constitute one of the foremost runs until Feb 1, 2010)
www.givonartgallery.com
collections of Islamic art and Antique
Gordon Gallery Watches and Clocks. Galleries
95 Ben Yehuda St. 2 Hapalmach St. Tel: (02) 5661291
Tel: (03) 5240323 www.islamicart.co.il Eden Gallery 

Mon-Thurs 1am-7pm, 10 King David Street
Fri 10am-2pm, Sat 10am-1pm The Israel Museum Tel. (02) 6244831, Sun-Thur 9am-
www.gordongallery.co.il The Israel Museum is the largest and 9pm, Fri 9am-2pm
most important cultural institution in www.eden-gallery.com
Hakibbutz Gallery the country. The museum includes
25 Dov Hoz St. some 500,000 archeological and Gerstein Studio/Gallery
Tel: (03) 5232533 anthropological exhibits, displays 13 Harekhvim st. Talpiyot.
Sun-Thurs 12pm-7pm of Judaica and ethnography, Israeli Tel: (02) 6781899
www.kibbutzgallery.org.il and international art. The Billy Rose Sun – Thur 10am-5pm
Sculpture Garden includes works by www.davidgerstein.com
Ilana Goor Museum
Henry Moore and Picasso. The huge
4 Mazal Dagim St, Old Jaffa
permanent collection is documented Jerusalem Artists’ House
Tel: (03) 6837676, with temporary world-class exhibits
Sun-Fri 10am-4pm, 12 Shmuel Hanagid St
each month.11 Ruppin Blvd. near the Tel. (02) 6253653,
Sat 10am-6pm Knesset, Information: (02) 6708811
www.ilanagoor.com Sun-Thur 10am-1pm,
Opening Hours: Sun, Mon, Wed, 4pm-7pm Fri 10am-1pm
Thurs 10am-5pm, Tues 10am-9pm Sat 11am-2pm,
Minshar Gallery for Art
Fri and holiday eves 10am-2pm Sat www.art.org.il
18 David Chachami St.
and holidays 10am-5pm
Tel: (03) 6887090
www.imj.org.il Museum on the Seam
Sun-Thurs 12pm-7pm
International contemporary art on the
Noga Gallery New exhibition theme of co-existence
60 Ahad Ha’am St.Tel: (03) 5660123 4 Chel Handasa St.
Mon-Thur 11am-7pm Fri-Sat The Israel Museum, Jerusalem Tel. (02) 6281278, Sun-Thurs 10am-
11am-2pm VIDEO DRAWING 7pm, Fri 10am-2pm, www.mots.org.il
www.nogagallery.com Drawing is an immediate and intimate
medium. Video, on the other hand, is The Municipal Art Gallery
Office in Tel Aviv (installation art) devoid of materiality and texture – a 17 Yaffo St. Tel. (02) 6256937 
1 Shlomo Hamelech St. mechanical reproduction intended Sun-Thur 8am-6pm
Tel: (03) 5254191, Tue-Thurs for a mass audience. These two
2pm-7pm Fri, Sat 11am-1pm contrasting forms of expression The New Gallery
www.officeintelavivgallery.com are brought together in works that The Jerusalem municipality’s

Rosenfeld Gallery
1 Shvil Hamifaal St. Tel. (03) 5229044,
Tue -Thurs 12pm-7pm, Fri 11am-2pm,
Sat 11am-1pm
www.rg.co.il

Sommer Contemporary Art


113 Rothschild Blvd.
Tel: (03) 5166400
Mon-Thur 10am- 6pm
Fri 10am-2pm Sat 11am-1pm
www.sommercontemporaryart.com

The Center for Contemporary Art


5 Kalisher St.
Tel. (03) 5106111
Mon-Thur 2 pm – 7 pm
Fri-Sat 10 am – 2 pm,
www.cca.org.il
VIDEO DRAWING, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
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Art & CULTURE
collaborative contemporary art gallery
Teddy Stadium, Tel. (02) 6792968
Sun-Thu 4pm-7pm
www.thenewgallery.org.il A Taste of Yiddish
Ticho House
with
A lovely museum, garden and café,
right in the center of town. Harav Kook
Yiddishpiel Theater
Street (near Zion Square)
Museum and events: (02) 6245068
Café: (02) 6244186, Sun, Mon, Wed,
Thurs 10am-5pm, Tues 10am-10pm,
Fri 10am-2pm

Haifa
The Haifa Museum of Art
26 Shabbetai Levi St. Sassi Keshet -Open the Gate for us Who is Who
Tel: (04) 8523255 10.1 Sun. Motzkin, 19.1 Tue. Haifa 5.1 Tue. Be’er Sheva
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed 10am-4pm, 25.1 Mon. Raanana, 26.1 Tue. Rehovot 2.2 Tue. Petah Tikva
Thurs 10am-7pm, Fri/holiday eves
10am-1pm, Sat/holidays 10am-3pm
4.2 Tur. Jerusalem 8.2 Tue. Kiryat-Haim
www.hma.org.il 6.2 Sat., 7.2 Sun. Tel-Aviv
The Tikotin Museum of
Japanese Art
89 Hanassi Ave
Tel: (04) 8383554
Sun-Thu 10am-4pm, Fri/holiday eves
10am-1pm, Sat/holidays 10am-3pm
www.hma.org.il

Haifa City Museum How to Be a Jewish Mother 20 To 120


Sun-Thurs 10am-4pm,
Fri/holiday eves 10am-1pm,
in 10 Lessons 7.1 Tur., 9.1 Sat., 20.2 Sat.
Sat/holidays 10am-3pm 10.1 Sun. Tel-Aviv Tel-Aviv
www.hma.org.il 20.1 Wed. Motzkin

Dance
TEL AVIV-YAFFO

Venues

Clipa Theatre The Little People Lansky


38 Harakevet St., 18.1 Mon. Givatayim 4.1 Mon. Holon
Tel Aviv. 19.1 Tue. Nes Tziona 6.1 Wed. Tel-Aviv
Tickets: (03) 6879219
www.clipa.co.il 25.1 Mon. Ashkelon 12.1 Tue. Jerusalem
3.2 Wed. Netanya 13.1 Wed. Ashdod
Mayumana House
15 Louis Pasteur St., Yaffo. Tickets:
(03) 6811787
www.mayumana.com/momentum

Suzanne Dellal Center


5 Yeheli St, Neve Tzedek.
Tickets: (03) 5105656
www.suzannedellal.org.il
She Was Never Even The Last Love
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
27 Shaul Hamelech Ave,
Here At All 31.1 Sun., 16.2 Tue.
Tel Aviv. 26.1 Tue. Tel-Aviv Tel-Aviv
Tel: (03) 6077020
www.tamuseum.com Office and Tickets: Toll-Free Number: 1-800-444-660
The Opera House - Tel-Aviv Simultaneous translation in Hebrew and in Russian
Performing Arts Center All shows start at 8 pm. 50% off for senior citizens.
19 Shaul Hamelech St.,
Tel Aviv.
Tickets: (03) 6927777
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Art & CULTURE
Performances in a breakthrough for Pilobolus’s Thu 14, Fri 15, Sat 16
constantly morphing aesthetics. Mayumana’s Momentum
TUE JAN 5 - SUN JAN 10 Suzanne Dellal Center A unique dance and percussion show
[110/130 NIS] Thu 9pm, Fri 2pm & based on skill, rhythm, visual effects
Wed 6 10pm and humor.
Vertigo Dance Company presents Mayumana House [159NIS], 14th
- Manna Fri 8, Sat 9 8:30pm, 15th 10pm, 16th 9:30pm
“Manna- Vessel of Light. What is Mayumana’s Momentum
repaired first, vessel or light? Is it the A unique dance and percussion show Sat 16
Sun’s desire to fulfill the absence of based on skill, rhythm, visual effects Tales of the Magical Forest
the Moon’s light, or rather is it her and humor. (for kids aged 3-7) ,
lack of light that gives rise to a vessel Mayumana House Clipa Theater 11:30am
of innovation?” (The Zohar) [159NIS] 8th 8:30pm, 9th 9:30pm
Suzanne Dellal Center MON JAN 18 - SUN JAN 24
[120NIS] 9pm MON JAN 11 - SUN JAN 17
Thu 21, Fri 22
Thu 7, Fri 8 Wed 13, Thu 14, Fri 15 Oyster by Inbal Pinto and
RUSHES by Inbal Pinto & Ohad Naharin and the Batsheva Avshalom Pollak’s Dance
Avshalom Pollak Dance Company Dance Company presents 5 Girls Company
Pinto, Pollak, Barnett - The first of Project A highly praised performance,
Pilobolus’s collaborating partners A dance project for 5 female dancers describing daily experiences in a
projects, RUSHES is the result of from the Batsheva dance company fantastic, theatrical manner, full of
Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak’s including a world premier for Bolero, humor and imagination. Suzanne
collaboration with Pilobolus. An a new piece by Ohad Naharin. Dellal Center [110/130 NIS], 21st
isolated community of broken Suzanne Dellal Center [120NIS] Wed, 9pm, 22nd 2pm & 10pm
dreams. Jacques Tati meets Gogol Thu 7pm, Fri 10pm

pick of the month

The Antonio Marquez Company


Born with the fire inside that Haifa Auditorium
distinguishes genius from the Sun 17 Jan, 8:30pm [229/299
merely commendable, Marquez, NIS], 138 Ha-Nassi Blvd., Haifa.
star dancer of the National Ballet Tel: (04)8418411
of Spain before he founded his www.gerber-tickets.co.il
own company in 1995, imparts Sherover Theatre - Jerusalem
rapture and gaiety to his audience. Tue 20 Jan 8:30pm [299], 20
Antonio Marquez is nonetheless Marcus St., Yemin Moshe/Talbieh,
a pure Flamenco dancer in the Jerusalem. Tel: (02)5605755 /
great traditional style, following Tickets (02)6237000
the fixed rules, but mesmerizing www.jerusalem-theatre.co.il
his audience by the sheer force of
his personality.
The Antonio Marquez Company,
one of the most important flamenco
dance groups in the world, will
arrive in Israel in January as the
guest of honor of the international
dance series at the Herzliya Center
for the Performing Arts.
The group will present a two-part
program: "Raval's Boléro" and
"Flamenco Celebration" – a dance
prepared by Marquez especially
for the Israel visit.
The group is also scheduled
to perform in Haifa and in
Jerusalem.

The Herzliya Center of


Performing Arts
Wed 13 Jan - Sat 16 Jan, 9pm
[299 NIS], 15 Jaboutinsky St.
Herzliya. Tel: 1-700-70-29-29
www.hoh-herzliya.co.il
(Hebrew site)

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Art & CULTURE
Thu 21, Fri 22, Sat 23
Mayumana’s Momentum
A unique dance and percussion show
based on skill, rhythm, visual effects
and humor.
Mayumana House [159NIS], 21st
8:30pm, 22nd 10pm, 23rd 9:30pm

Sat 23
Kibbutz Contemporary Dance
Company’s “Peter and the Wolf”
and “Carnival of Animals”
The splendid costumes and delightful
choreography entertain the whole
family.Tel Aviv Museum of Art,
11.30am

MON JAN 25 - SUN JAN 31

Thu 28, Fri 29, Sat 30


Mayumana’s Momentum
A unique dance and percussion show
based on skill, rhythm, visual effects
and humor.
Mayumana House [159NIS], 28th
8:30pm, 29th 10pm, 30th 9:30pm

Sat 30
What’s up with Shabtai?
(for kids aged 3-7), Clipa Theater
11:30am

JERUSALEM

Venues

Beit Shmuel
Hirsch Theatre, 6 Shama St.,
Jerusalem
Tickets: (02) 6203463
www.beitshmuel.com

Rebecca Crown Auditorium


20 Marcus St.
Tickets: (02) 5605755 www.
jerusalem-theatre.co.il

The Lab OYSTER by Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak. Photo by Eyal Landesman
28 Derech Hevron St.,
Jerusalem. Rebecca Crown Auditorium, 8:30pm MON JAN 25 - SUN JAN 31
Tickets: (02) 6292001 [130 NIS]
www.maabada.org.il Wed 27
MON JAN 11 - SUN JAN 17 4 Men, Alice, Bach & the Deer
Merkaz Gerard Bachar A humoristic fantasy to the sounds of
11 Bezalel St., Jerusalem. Tue 12, Wed 13 Bach. The Lab, 9pm [60-70 NIS]
Tel: (02) 6251139 Lord of The Dance
Michael Flatley, creator and director
of this award-winning international
Performances dance phenomenon, proved his
vision that hearts and minds, united
TUE JAN 5 - SUN JAN 10 through music and dance, cross all
traditional boundaries. His Lord of
Thu 7 the Dance continues to shatter box
Flamenco de Hoy office records all over the world,
The Gerard Bechar Center presents leaving audiences breathless and I S R A E L
“Flamenco de Hoy”: a contemporary clamoring for more. National Hall,
Flamenco performance with live Jerusalem.12th 9:15pm, 13th 9:30pm
music. Merkaz Gererd Bachar, [289 / 349 NIS], Tickets *3221.
8.30pm [180 NIS]
Wed 13 Your guide to the best of isr ael

Min-Hara The Nutcracker


A new creation by the Kolben Dance Preformed by the “Russian National
Group. Ballet” theatre. Merkaz Gerard
Bachar, 7pm [139/159 NIS] www.facebook.com/Helloisrael

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LIVE MUSIC
TEL AVIV-YAFFO Tickets: (03) 6812126 (02) 5611066 www.blmj.org
www.jazzshlomi.com
Church of Augusta Victoria
Venues Jerusalem.
Reading 3
3 HaTaarukha St., Tickets: (02)5356954
Concert Halls
Tel Aviv. Tickets: *8965
www.reading3.co.il Church of the Latrun Monastry
Mann Auditorium Latrun Junction. Tickets:
1 Huberman St., (02)5356954
Tel Aviv. Tickets: *8965 Tmuna Theatre
www.hatarbut.co.il 8 Shontziynu St., Tel Aviv.
Tickets: (03) 5611211 Kiryat Yearim Church
www.tmu-na.org.il Abu Gosh.
Tel Aviv Museum of Art Tickets: *8965
27 Shaul Hamelech Ave,
Tel Aviv. Zappa Club
Tickets: (03) 6077020 Ramat Hachayal, Tel Aviv. Music Clubs & Cabaret
www.tamuseum.com Tel: (03) 7674646
www.zappa-club.co.il Beit Avi Chai
The Opera House - Tel-Aviv 44 King George St, Jerusalem.
Performing Arts Center JERUSALEM AND AREA Tickets: (02) 621-5900
19 Shaul Hamelech St., www.bac.org.il
Tel Aviv. Tickets: (03) 6927777
Venues Yellow Submarine
www.israel-opera.co.il
13 Erkevim St., Industrial Area,
Concert Halls Talpiyot, Jerusalem.
Music Clubs & Cabaret
Tel: (02) 6794040
Jazz Alley Bible Lands Museum www.yellowsubmarine.org.il
8 Mazal Dagim Alley, Old Yaffo. Museum Row, 25 Granot St. Tickets:

pick of the month

Abu Gosh Musical Winter


2009-2010

The Abu Gosh "Musical Winter" two cantatas by J.S. Bach: Cantata Tel Aviv:
concert series presents 7 concerts, BWV 165 and BWV 111, and the Castel : (03)6045000 or *8965
some of which are traditional and Motet "Jesu meine Freude” Jerusalem:
some unique to this specific winter, Hadas Faran - soprano, Avital Deri Klaim : (02)6222333
such as the series of Bach Cantatas - alto, David Nortman - tenor, Yair Bimot : (02)6237000
performed by the Israeli Bach Polishuk - bass, Israeli Bach Soloists,
Soloists. The concerts will take place Conductor: Sharon Rosner Tickets are also available during
at the Kiryat Ye'arim Church with its the festival at the box office of the
amazing acoustics, overlooking the Tickets & Information: Kiryat Ye’arim Church.
picturesque village of Abu Gosh. For information call: 054-6407144
All concerts take place on Saturday Internet: www.Tkts.co.il or visit www.agfestival.co.il
at the specified date and time It
is worthwhile preparing tickets in
advance
Concert no. 4, Saturday Jan 2, 12pm
[110NIS]
“Schubert, Mendelssohn, Rossini
and Christmas Songs with Bells”
Rossini: Miserere, for men's choir
and soloists
Schubert: Kyrie in F major, for mixed
choir
Mendelssohn: Hoer mein Bitten, for
soloists and mixed choir Christmas
Songs A moving concert performed
by the Moran Singers and Soloists
The Moran Choir Eyal Bat - piano
and organ,
Conductor: Naomi Faran
Concert no. 5, Saturday Jan 30,
12pm [120NIS]
“Fountain of Joy" - A program with

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A wide selection of swim www.daniellalehavi.com
and beach wear.
Country - Wide Main store, 62 Anilevitch St. Del-Arte
Tel Aviv. Colorful home accessories
Fine Jewelry Tel. (03) 5373879 9 Ashtori HaFarchi St.
www.gottex.com Tel (03) 5466993
H.Stern www.del-arte.co.il
In all major hotels H.Stern is one of
the best-known international jewelers Tel Aviv-Yaffo
Ben Yehuda Street
with boutiques at all major hotels.
Hilton Tel Aviv, (03) 5249616, Basel Quarter Fashion
David Citadel,Jerusalem, (02)
6243606, Hilton Queen of Sheba Fashion AXELA
Promenade Eilat, (08) 6331525 & Designer clothing, bathing suits,
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Infants and children’s fashion 96 Ben Yehuda St.
Miller 34 Basel St. Tel. (03) 5275371,
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Beauty Accessories Elite fashion for women
218 Ben Yehuda St., Tel. (03) 6044197
Sea of Life Stores Menifa
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Tiberias - Tel: (04) 6715204 Tel. (03) 6054505 177 Ben Yehuda St., Tel. (‭‭03)
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Head Office - Tel: (02) 9903500 121 Ben Yehuda St. Tel. (03)5275278

Shell Yaell
Contemporary shell craft design
187 Ben Yehuda St.

Souvenirs

Raphael's
Original handmade crafts by talented
Israeli designers. 94 Ben Yehuda St.
Tel. (03) 5273619

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AHAVA
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Dizengoff Street 164 Dizengoff St.Tel. (03) 5270379 and etching from 16th century;
www.dorinf.com Art Deco, Jewish art, antiquarian
Fashion and rare books. King George St.
Imuma Tel. (03) 5281336, 5288613.
BANKER Unique handmade shoes by Israeli
Israeli designers and imported men designers. 114 Dizengoff St. MAZAL TOV
and women’s fashion Tel. 077-4430632 Israeli gifts and jewelry to bring
210 Dizengoff St. Tel. (03) 5290358 back home with you. Starts from 1$
Salon Malka [full VAT refund].
Banot – Loulou Liam Wide selection of swim and 159 Dizengoff st., Tel Aviv.
Israeli women’s designer beach wear. 160 Dizengoff St.
212 Dizengoff St. Tel. (03) 5291175 Tel. (03) 5228558 Gan Hahashmal

Block 190 The Gan Hahashmal (Electricity


Accessories
Trendy international premium Garden) lies between the streets of
brand store, 190 Dizengoff St., Amaro Allenby, Yehuda Halevy, Barzilay &
Tel. (03) 5279951 Jewelry, 226 Dizengoff St., Hahashmal. This is where you will
Tel. (03) 5242479 find a concentration of cutting-edge
Claude Samuel boutiques, studios of apparel and
Supremely elegant eyewear Dori Csengeri accessory designers.
17 Dizengoff St. Tel: (03) 6208882 Hand embroidered jewelry – featured
in Vogue Magazine Fashion
Claudette Zorea 242 Dizengoff St. Tel. (03) 6043273
Israeli women’s designer www.doricsengeri.com Shine
236 Dizengoff St., Tel. (03) 542447 Israeli women’s designer
Souvenirs 12 HaRakevet St. Tel. (03) 5601658
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Women’s shoe designers Bauhaus Center Accessories
207 Dizengoff St., Tel.(03) 6044451 99 Dizengoff St.
Ruby Star
Excellent selection of books and
David Sasson Jewelry, Levontin 28 St.
functional designs, Tel. (03) 5220249
Men’s fashion, 170 Dizengoff St. Tel. 077-5606500
Tel. (03) 5298536
Antiquariat – M.Pollak TES
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Israel’s oldest and most renowned Handbag designer
Dorin Frankfurt firm (1899) for antique maps and 12 HaRakevet St.Tel. (03) 5601482
Israeli women’s designer prints of the Holy Land. Lithographs www.teschic.com

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Souvenirs Ada Skalski Leather Boutique
Handbags, Accessories, Clothing Original designs of fine leather
Tifa-Arts 6 Heh B’Iyar St., Tel. (03) 6956701 accessories, bags, purses and belts.
Imprinted Art – Leather 19 Aboulafia St. Tel: (03)6834505
accessories,ceramics and glass Accessories www.skalskidesign.com
works and more.
2 Levontin St. Tel: 052-2660250, TimesQuare Neve Tzedek
052-2369606, www.tifa-arts.com Watch Boutique
62 Heh B’Iyar St., Tel. (03) 6040767 Fashion
Kikar Hamedina
Souvenirs Sigal Dekel
He BeEyar St., Hamedina Square. Israeli designer for women’s fashion
The most exclusive shopping district Green Vurcel 15 Achva St.
in Israel where you will find the Silversmiths & Jewelers (on the corner of Shabazi St.),
biggest fashion name brands – from 52 Heh B’Iyar St., Tel. (03) 5465661 Tel. (03) 5165224
Bulgari to Armani
Blue Bandan Accessories
Fashion Gifts, Housewares
52 Heh B’Iyar St., Tel. (03) 6021686 Agas and Tamar
Amor Jewelry
Fashion and accessories designed 43 Shabazi St. Tel. (03) 5168421
Nachalat Binyamin
by the best: Valentino, Fendi, D&G,
etc 6 and 74 He BeEyar St. Souvenirs Mishkafayim
Tel. (03) 6967587, 6956533 Eyewear boutique
Nachalat Binyamin Bazaar 14 Shabazi St., Tel. (03)5166202
Helga Design
Imported premium brands for women Colorful arts and crafts bazaar
Ayala Bar
12 Heh B’Iyar St. Tel. (03) 6955488 combined with street theatre,
Jewelry36 Shabazi St.
musicians and jugglers. This is an
Tel. (03) 5100082
Mika excellent place to shop for unique
Leather wear for women gifts. Tues: 9.30am-5.30pm,
Souvenirs
48 Heh B’Iyar St. Tel. (03) 5468150 Fri: 9am-4pm
Badim
TACTIC Florentine Exquisite textile shop
Imported premium brands for men
42 Shabazi St. Tel. (03) 5164269
and women, 32 Heh B’Iyar St., Tel. Accessories
(03) 6967173

pick of the month

Fashion City - Designers Market


Jan 15 - 17
Good-bye Paris, Milan and London. this colorful carnival of cutting-edge
And who needs New York when Tel fashion!
Aviv has its own hip fashion scene, The Fashion Market is held at the
brought into full spectrum light at the exhibition grounds in north Tel Aviv
biannual Fashion Market? and cost 15 NIS for entry.
For over a decade, the three-day
event at the end of the winter and
summer seasons draws tens of
thousands of women and men –
celebrities and commoners alike –
looking to upgrade their wardrobe.
They also come to see and be seen
mingling among the different Israeli
designers – some on the way up
like Ido Recanati, and others well
established and internationally
successful such as Sigal Dekel.
If you're lucky enough to be in Tel
Aviv between the 15th and the 17th
of January you can find the city’s
most talented designers gathered
together in one place with the best
of their collections on display – and
for sale. Twice a year, for three days
each time, a giant fashion fair called
City Designers’ Market is held in Tel
Aviv. Whatever you do, don’t miss

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Shopping & fASHION
Sheinkin Street 10am-4pm, Sat 11am-10pm This store carries special
Tel: (03) 5442834, www.galilees.co.il commemorative medals, watches,
Fashion various framed memorabilia, and
Gal Designs modern and ancient coins and
Story A special collection of unique jewelry. Open Sunday-Thursday 9
Trendy international premium brand garments and accessories made from am-6 pm, Friday 9 am-1 pm. Mamilla
store, 60 Sheinken St. Tel. (03) 560391 colorful, especially designed fabrics. Mall (near Jaffa Gate), Jerusalem.
All items are handmade in limited Tel.(02) 625-9294. www.coins.co.il.
Hashmal 15 editions. Bait Ba’Namal, Hangar 26,
Street fashion, 34 Sheinkin St., Tel Aviv Port, Sun-Thur 10am-10pm, Beauty
Tel. (03) 6291119 Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 11am-10pm
Tel: (03) 5461568 AHAVA
Accessories Alrov Mamilla Avenue
Tel.(02) 6243929
Michal Negrin LE'ELA
Ein Bokek Beach
Romantic, imaginary colorful jewelry This unique shop is a true palace
Ein Ha’tchelet Shopping Mall
by world-wide known Israeli designer of Israeli design, offering various
Dead Sea – Israel, Tel. (08) 9952073
37 Sheinkin St. Tel. (03) 5252752 household items, appliances, fashion
Massada Mountain Tel: (08) 6584319/27
www.michalnergin.com accessories and more.
Bait Ba’Namal, Hangar 26, Tel Aviv Port. AHAVA Visitor Center
Tel Aviv Port Sun-Thur 10am-10pm, Fri 10am-4pm, Dead Sea Laboratories Plant
Sat 11am-10pm Tel: 0544 627410 Tel. (02) 9945117, (02) 9945123
Tel Aviv’s old port (“Namal Tel Aviv” Fax. (02) 9945122
in Hebrew), dating back to 1936, has Sisters
been renovated into a trendy complex A women-friendly sex shop.
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Port. Sun-Thur 10am-10pm, Fri Teva Naot. 44 Jaffa St. (corner of Rav
Fashion 10am-4pm, Sat 11am-10pm Kook St., Opposite the Zion Square),
Tel: (03) 5466906, www.sisters.co.il Jerusalem.
Bait Ba'Namal
“Empowering Women” is the basic Sun. – Thurs. 8:30am – 7:30pm,
statement reflected in comme il faut’s Ramat Gan Fri. 8:30am – 2:30pm.
Bait Ba'Namal, a shopping center Tel: (02) 6257027
I.D.C Israel Diamond Center www.khalifashoes.com
focused on women’s needs. The largest selection diamonds
Hangar 26, Tel (03)6041025 and jewelry at wholesale prices.
www.baitbanamal.co.il the Old City
Gemological certificate and
Souvenirs & Accessories international guarantee for each item.
Fashion
All purchases are tax-exempt with
Idit 16.5% VAT refund. Claire Fashion
Jewelry and Judaica designs 1 Jabotinsky St. Ramat-Gan. For Charming boutique located close
1 Yordei Hasira, Tel. (03) 5440067 a free pick-up from your hotel call to the Old City in the upscale
www.iditjewelry.com Tel. (03) 5757979. neiberhood of Baka, near the German
Colony. The owners, a Parisian
Galilee’s Jerusalem couple, offer imports from France,
Galilee’s are proud to present the Italy and England as well as Israeli
very best of the Galilee, an authentic made garments. 54 Derech Beit
series of selected products created Alrov Mamilla Avenue
lechem St. Tel. (02)6232833
by hand, produced from the land, and
harvested from nature. Souvenirs
Souvenirs
Bait Ba’Namal, Hangar 26, Tel Aviv Israel Government Coins
Port. Sun-Thur 10am-10pm, Fri and Medals Hutsot Hayotzer
Jerusalem artists display their
creations in this art center. Open
Sunday-Thursday 10 am-5 pm,
Friday 10 am-2 pm. Across the street
from Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem.
www.hutzot-hayotzer.com.

MAZAL Khader M. Baidun and Sons


Covering nearly an entire block and

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preserved Bronze Age jugs and other
antiquities. Daily 10:30 am-4 pm. 20
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www.palestinianpottery.com.

24 hello ISRAEL
dining out
The index of restaurants listed Tel. (03) 6212900, Price Level: Bar & Restaurant
below is a mere taste of the culinary Moderate
experience that Israel has to offer. Juz & Loz
These establishments represent Sushi Samba - Japanese fusion The famously Lesbian chefs make
our selection of eateries that are The Tel-Aviv branch of the superb dishes from whatever they
really worth a visit. If you wish successful restaurant chain. find fresh in the Carmel Market. The
to add to this list with a personal Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian menu is hand-typed in Hebrew only.
recommendation, feel free to drop us cuisine. Sun-Fri noon-1.00am, Sat Intimate, warm atmosphere with
an email on: mail@helloisrael.net 11am-1.00 am, 27 HaBarzel St, candlelight, flea-market furniture and
Ramat HaChayal. Arab pop music. Sun-Thur. 12.30 pm
Price Levels: Reservations only, – 3.30 pm, 6.30 pm -3 am, 51 Yehuda
Inexpensive - up to NIS 70 Tel. (03) 6444345 Halevi St
Moderate - NIS 80 to 150 Price Level: High Reservations not accepted – and
High - NIS 160 and up there’s always a queue,
Thai House Tel (03) 5606385,
Authentic Thai cuisine. Sun-Sat. Price Level: Moderate
noon-midnight. 8 Bograshov St,
TEL AVIV-YAFFO Reservations optional, Nanouchka
Tel. (03) 5178568, Authentic Georgian (Eastern Europe)
Asian Price Level: Moderate restaurant. After 10.30 pm it becomes a
crowded bar scene with excellent DJs.
Sakura - Japanese Yakimono - upscale Japanese Sun-Sat. noon – last customer
A tiny gem; authentic Japanese Sun-Fri-noon-5.00pm, noon- 28 Lilienblum St,
restaurant, favoured by Japanese 12.30am, Sat. noon-12.30am, 19 Tel. (03) 5162254
ex-pats. Sun-Sat noon-midnight, 79 Rothschild Blvd, Reservations only, Price Level: Moderate
King George St, Tel. (03) 5175171, Price Level: High
Sheila
Trendy Sheila combines excellent
cuisine and an easy, bar-style ambience.
Sun-Thur. 7pm-midnight, Fri-Sat 1pm-

Italian midnight, 182 Ben Yehuda St


Reservations recommended

Mediterranean Tel. (03) 5221224,


Price Level: Moderate

Cuisine Tapeo
Tapas bar
Meat, Fish & Seafood Sun-Sat. 19.00-last customer,
Haarbaa 16, Reservations
recommended,
Tel. (03) 6240484, Price Level:
Moderate

Nana Bar
Live music every Friday night A romantic bistro with a charming
106 HaYarkon St. Tel-Aviv (Free parking) Tel: (03)5246837 patio and a private room that
becomes a lively bar towards the
O p e n : 12 p m t o 12 a m , w w w . r e s t . c o . i l / b o ccacci o smaller hours of the night.
Sun-Sat noon-1.00am. 1 Ahad Ha’am
St, Neve Tzedek, Reservations
recommended, Tel. (03) 5161915
L a ve ra c u c i n a i t a l i a n a Price Level: Moderate

OSTERIA
Bistro
Caffe Tazza D’oro
A charming café with good food and
the best coffee in town.

da Fiorella
Sun-Fri 7.30am-midnight, Sat 8.30am-
midnight, 6 Ahad Ha’am St, Neve
Tzedek. No Reservations required,
Tel. (03) 5166329
Price Level: Inexpensive-Moderate

Si mangia come in Italia Adora


Mediterranean cuisine by the young
148 Ben Yehuda St. Tel Aviv, Tel. 03-5248818 and promising Chef Avi Biton. Mon-
Thur. noon-5pm, 7pm-midnight, Fri.
noon-4pm, 9pm-midnight, Sat. 9am-

26 hello ISRAEL
Dining out
5pm, 7pm-midnight. 226 Ben Yehuda outskirts of the Carmel Market) offers fine plates using premium sea
St, Reservations only, Tel. Reservations recommended, Tel (03) products from around the world. The
(03) 6050896, Price Level: Moderate 5161417, Price Level: High first and only Israeli restaurant to be
included in Les Grandes Tables
Brasserie M&R Chloelys Du Monde. Sun-Fri. 12.30 pm-3.30
Tel Aviv’s most popular brasserie is a Located in Ramat-Gan’s diamond pm, 7.30 pm-11pm Sat. 1.00pm-4.00
consistent favorite with the critics district, 5 minutes’ from Tel Aviv, this pm 7.30 pm-11 pm, Hangar 24, Tel
70 Ibn Gvirol St, Dinner Reservations exclusive chef’s restaurant is one of Aviv Port, Reservations only, Tel. (03)
recommended, Tel. (03) 6967111 the best fish restaurants in Israel. 5469920, Price Level: High
Price Level: Moderate Sun-Fri noon – 11.30 pm, Sat. noon
– 4 pm 16 Abba Hillel St, Ramat Gan Turqouise
Dallal Reservations only, Tel. (03) 5752445 Changing menu with local and
Well-prepared, imaginative comfort www.chlolys.rest-e.co.il, imported fish and seafood, good wine
food served in an elegantly renovated Price Level: High menu and attentive staff has made
Ottoman-era home. this restaurant a favorite. Sun-Thurs.
Sun-Sat. noon-midnight. Kol Israel Fortuna Del Mar 10am-midnight, Fri-Sat. 9.30am-
Haverim St (corner of Shabazi St), With its fabulous location and array midnight. 6 Rosenblum Herzl St,
Neve Tzedek Reservations of exciting dishes, this restaurant Sea& Sun Complex Reservations
recommended, Tel. (03) 5109292 offers a memorable seaside dining only Tel (03) 6996370, Price Level:
Price Level: Moderate experience. Open daily. 9.30 am – Moderate-High
11pm 14 Peri Eliezer St (Tel
Fish & Seafood Aviv’s marina, near the Carlton Hotel) French
Beni HaDayag Reservations recommended.
(Beni the fisherman) Tel. (03) 5236730, Price Level: Messa
Middle Eastern salads (mezze) and Moderate One of the most beautiful restaurants
a variety of fish and meat, always in Israel with an impressive white on-
grilled to perfection. Manta Ray white dining room and an equally
Sun-Sat. 10am-1.00am. 1Yorday One of the most popular restaurants lavish all-black bar. This Levantine
HaSira St, Tel Aviv Port, Reservations in Tel Aviv, this excellent seafood chef’s kitchen evokes the flavors of
optional ,Tel (03) 5440518, Price restaurant is famous for its opening the Middle East with fancy continental
Level: Moderate mezze (Mediterranean appetizers) flourishes.
Open Daily. 9am-midnight Sun-Sat. noon -3.30 pm, 7 pm-12 am
Carmela BaNachala Alma Beach (by the Etzel House 19 HaArba’a St, Reservations only,
The beautifully renovated, early Museum parking lot), Reservations Tel. (03) 6856859, Price Level: High
twentieth-century building is only, Tel. (03) 5174773, Price Level:
the perfect setting for the chef’s Moderate-High Yoezer Wine Bar
Mediterranean cuisine. Sun-Thurs. Located in an Ottoman-era Jaffa
noon-11pm, Fri 9am-9pm, Sat Mul Yam building, Yoezer has one of the most
10am-10pm. 46 HaTavor St, (on the The restaurant creative kitchen comprehensive wine menus in Israel.
French-inspired cuisine. Sun-Fri.
12.30pm-1.00am, Sat 11.00 am-1.00
Cuciniamo Mangiamo e Parliamo pm, 2 Yoeser IshHabira, Jaffa (near
the Clock Tower). Reservations
S O LO ITA LI A N O recommended,
ERNESTO

Tel. (03) 6839115


Price Level: High
IL RISTORANTE ITALIANO

Italian
Bellini
The Bellini restaurant is located in
the Suzanne Dellal Centre, in Neve
Tzedek.
It features a selection of antipasti
and classical Italian starters, followed
by dishes starring pasta, fish, meat
and seafood.
Open Daily from noon to midnight.
6 Yechieli st. Suzanne Dellal Centre,
90 Ben Yehuda St. Tel-Aviv, (Between Mapu& Gordon St.) Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv.
For reservations (03)5178486
Tel: (03)5273394
Cantina
An Italian restaurant that is a
hangout for local celebs, Sun-Sat
noon-midnight. 71 Rothschild Blvd.
Reservations only,
Tel. (03) 6205051,
Price Level: Moderate-High

Ernesto
A great authentic Italian restaurant
with a charming balcony for outdoor
sitting. 90 Ben Yehuda St. Tel:
Dining out
(03)5273394,
Price Level: Inexpensive-Moderate

Herbert Samuel


Jonathan Roshfeld’s elegant
restaurant is a critics’ favourite

Café
Sun-Sat. 12.30pm- 12.30am.
6 Koifman St, Reservations only

Tazza D'oro
Tel. (03) 5166516,
Price Level: High

Osteria da Fiorella

Neve Tzedek
The first and most authentic Italian
in town. 148 Ben Yehuda St. in
Reservation recommended.
Tel: (03)5248818
— is a —

Tel Aviv
Pronto
Top recommendation for fine
northern Italian cuisine, Sun-Sat.


12.30pm-1.00am. 26 Nachmani St,
Reservations recommended,

Essential
Tel (03) 5660915,
Price Level: High

Tony Vespa
Excellent “Rome Style” rectangular
shaped pizza slices sold by weight.
Sun-Sat. noon-2am. 267 Dizengoff St
(03) 5460000,
Price Level: Inexpensive

Toto Style Magazine, Winter 2008


Critics love the Mediterranean-
influenced cuisine at this airy, stylish
restaurant, Sun-Sat. noon-midnight.
4 Berkovitch St (behind the Tel Aviv
Museum of Art), Reservations only,
Tel (03) 6935151,
(03) 6935152, Price Level: High

Kosher
Bruno
Mediterranean cuisine with an open
kitchen and a great view.
Sun-Thur 12 pm-4.00.pm, 7.00.pm-
11 pm, Azrieli Center, 3rd floor
Reservations recommended,
Tel. (03) 6093030,
Price Level: High

Lilit
Meat dishes with Californian and
Mediterranean influences.
The restaurant hires and trains
at risk youth from disadvantaged
backgrounds. Sun-Thur noon
- 11pm, Fri 11am-4.00 pm, Sat-
8.00 pm-11p.m, 4 Weizmann St
(AsiaHouse)Reservations only, Tel.
(03) 6091331, Price Level: High

Shmulik Cohen
Traditional dishes that your Polish
grandmother used to make.
Mon-Thu 10am-10pm, Friday till 4pm.
146 Herzl St
Tel. (03) 6810222 Restaurant & Caf'e
Price Level: Inexpensive 6 Ahad Ha'am st., Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv
Tel: 03-5166329 | office@tazza-doro.co.il
Pasha
Turkish and Kurdish cuisine
Sun-Thur. noon-midnight, Fri. 12p,-

hello ISRAEL 29
Dining out
5pm, Sat. 8pm-1am, 8 HaArba’a St 5604725, Price Level: Moderate A charming café with good food and
Tel. (03) 5617778, Price Level: the best coffee in town.
Inexpensive-Moderate Mid-Eastern Sun-Fri. 7.30am-midnight, Sat
8.30am- midnight, 6 Ahad Ha’am
Meat Abu Hassan St, Neve Tzedek. No Reservations
One of the most famous hummus required Tel (03) 5166329
A Place for Meat joints in Israel Sun-Fri. 8am - till the
True to its name – a carnivore’s Price Level: Inexpensive-Moderate
hummus is finished (usually around
heaven serving the finest cuts of 2pm), 1 HaDolphin St, Jaffa, Price Shine
home-aged meat. Level: Inexpensive Slick and trendy, this café by day
Mon-Sat. noon-16pm, 7pm-midnight,
becomes a happening bar scene at
64 Shabazi St, Neve Tzedek, Dr. Shakshuka night. Sun-Thur. 8.30am-12.30am, Fri
Reservations optional, Tel (03) Tripoli cuisine, with an emphasis on 8.30am-6pm, Sat 10am-12.30am,
5104020, Price Level: Moderate-High the baked egg-and-tomato dish called 38 Shlomo HaMelech St
shakshuka Sun-Thur. 8am-midnight, Price Level: Inexpensive-Moderate
Boccaccio Fri. 8am-5pm, Sat. 8pm-midnight,
Mediterranean-Italian cuisine 3 Beit Eshel, Jaffa, No reservations
An intimate dining experience with required, Price Level: Inexpensive Jerusalem
a glimpse of the sea. Sun-Sat.
noon-midnight. 106 Hayarkon St (in Pini BaHatzer Asian
front of Dan Hotel). Reservations Facing the beach where Jaffa and
recommended, Tel (03) 03.5246837 Tel Aviv meet, this restaurant serves Sakura
Price Level: Moderate Turkish and Kurdish cuisine. Enjoy Sun-Sat. noon-midnight 31 Jaffa St,
the outside terrace at sunset.Sun-Sat. Reservations optional
Charcuterie 9am-11.30pm, 6 Nahum Goldman Tel. (02) 6235244
Home-made sausages and fine meat Boardwalk, Jaffa. Reservations Price Level: Moderate-high
dishes complemented by the old recommended Tel (03) 6822111
market streets of beautiful Jaffa, Price Level: Moderate-High Bar & Restaurant
Mon-Sat. noon-5pm, 7pm-2am,
3 Rabbi Hanina St, Jaffa, Cafes Adom
Reservations only, Tel (03) 6828843 Wine bar with a good menu of
Price Level: Moderate-High 10 Idelson Mediterranean meat and fish dishes.
Delicious pastries and cakes and Sun-Fri. 12.30pm-4.30pm, 7pm-2am,
Stefan Braun excellent (mostly fish& dairy) dishes, Sat. 1pm-2am, 31 Jaffa St
Levantine-style kebabs and salads Sun-Sat 8am-midnight, 252 Ben Reservations optional 057.9382169
served in a romantic, Ottoman- Yehuda St, 117 Dizengoff St/ Price Level: Moderate-High
style setting, Sun-Sat. noon-2am, 57 Weitzman St, Price Level:
99 Allenby St (in the courtyard), Inexpensive-Moderate Colony
Reservations recommended, Tel (03) Caffe Tazza D’oro In an industrial building this bistro

pick of the month

Boccaccio – Italian Mediterranean Kitchen


Serving food spiced with the love of life and
art and just a few steps from the beach,
Boccaccio’s rural family atmosphere in
combination with its luxury standards makes
for a memorable dining experience.
Sit at the wooden bar and enjoy the
marvelous sea view or feast your eyes on
the rare works of art, murals and statues that
decorate the restaurant.

Excellent service with a smile and a


superb wine selection are the perfect
accompaniment to the delicious menu of
culinary art. Start your meal with one of the
tempting starters which include antipasto
and homemade rolls or Formattini (baked
goat cheese). For your main course you can
choose from a variety of pastas with freshly-
made classic sauces or indulge in the famous
Chef’s Specialty - Lamb Ossobuco. Supreme
pleasure awaits in the form of a luxurious
Halvah and Hazelnut Meringue Parfait or a
classic Tiramisu dessert.

A meal at Boccaccio promises an exciting


harmony of food, art, serenity and indulgence.

106 Hayarkon St., cnr Frishman, Tel Aviv.


Open: Sun-Sat 12pm-12am. Tel: (03)
5246837 www.2eat.co.il/boccaccio/

30 hello ISRAEL
Dining out
becomes a lively bar in the smaller Price Level: Moderate various preparations of fish, beef.
hours. Sun-Sat. noon-last customer Non-carnivores might have to make
7 Beit Lechem Rd. Tel. (02) 6729955 Kosher do with soup and salad.
Price Level: Moderate-high Sun. -Thur., 12am to midnight;
Buffalo Steakhouse Saturday, one hour after sundown. 2
Bistro A serious name for a serious game: Jabotinsky St.,Yemin Moshe/Talbieh,
the enthusiastic consumptions of Jerusalem.
Chakra thick slabs of deliciously seared Kosher/Rabbinate, (02) 566-5020
Bar-restaurant serving upscale meat animal flesh. Buffalo is next logical Price Level: Moderate
and fish dishes with an imaginative step in the fairly recent development
Mediterranean twiSt Sun-Sat. of a genuine kosher steakhouse Scala
6pm-3am, 41 King George (under culture in Jerusalem. Sun.- Thur. Chef kitchen and upscale bar
Cafe Joe) Reservations optional 12am to Last Customer; Sat. One combining true elegance and urban
Tel. (02) 6252733 hour after sundown until Last lifestyle with contemporary taste.
Price Level: Moderate-High Customer. 54 Emek Refaim st., The David Citadel Hotel, 7 King David
German Colony, Jerusalem. Kosher/ St., Jerusalem
Fish & SeaFood Rabbinate. Tel (02) 5611325 Reservations (02) 6212030 www.
Price Level: Moderate scala-rest.com
Dolphin Yam
A Jerusalem landmark for seafood. Eucalyptus Meat
Sun-Sat. noon-1am. 9 Ben Shatach St Biblical - Israeli cuisine. Sun-Thur.
Reservationsz recommended Piero’s Table Restaurant
12.30pm-11pm, Sat. 7.30pm-11pm In this tiny joint with one table only,
Tel. (02) 6232272 7 Horcanus St , Reservations only
Price Level: Moderate Piero has served for the past 40
Tel. (02) 6232864 years a changing menu of great
Price Level: Moderate meat dishes. Sun-Thur 6pm-1am,
French
Sat 8pm-1am. 82 Agrippas St
La Guta
Arcadia Reservations only 054.6381687
French cuisine, Sun-Thur. 12.30pm-
One of Israel’s top gourmet Price Level: Moderate
4pm, 6pm-11pm, Fri. 12.30pm-4pm,
restaurants, serving French cuisine
Sat. 7pm-midnight, 34 Beit Lechem
in a beautifully renovated classic Mid-Eastern
Way, Reservations only, Tel. (02)
Jerusalem stone building, Sun-Fri.
6232322, Price Level: Moderate-High Abu Shukri Lebanese Restaurant
12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-10.30pm, Sat.
1pm-4pm, 10 Agrippas St (in the The restaurant specializes in Middle
alley), Reservations only (02) Olive Eastern cuisine, with a large verity
6249138, Price Level: High Occupying part of a Templar of local meat specialties, including
building midway down Emek Refaim Palestinian-style chicken on a bed
Italian Street is Olive, the quintessential of rice, stuffed vegetables, Hummus
Germany Colony restaurant, offering and all the Arab salads you could
international-styled kosher meat want (techina, tabouleh, moussaka)
Cielo
menu with Mediterranean flair. and more. Sun.- Fri. 9:30am until last
North Italian cuisine in an intimate
Sun- Thu, 12:00 to midnight; Sat customer; Sat. 9am to 9pm. 5 Ein
atmosphere.Sun-Thur, Sat. 1pm-4pm,
motzaei Shabbat to midnight. 36 Kerem St., Ein Kerem.
6.30pm-11.30pm, Fri. 6.30pm-
Emek Refaim St., German Colony, (02) 643-9499 Price Level:
11.30pm, 18, Ben Sira St,
Jerusalem.Kosher/Rabbinate, Tel Inexpensive
Reservations only ,Tel. (02) 6251132
(02)5611102 Price Level: Moderate
Price Level: Moderate-High
Herzliya & Netanya
Paradiso Olive & Fish
An Italian café that is a Jerusalem Located on Jabotinsky Street right Asian
establishment. Sun-Thur. noon- across the street from Liberty Bell
midnight, Fri. 10am- midnight, Sat. Park and affording a view of Yemin Kyoto
11am-midnight, 36 Keren Hayesod Moshe’s famous windmill and the Sun-Thur. 12.30pm-4pm, 7pm-1am,
St, No Reservations, Old City, Olive & Fish specializes in Fri-Sat. 1pm-1am, 7 Shenkar St,
Herzilya Pituach, Reservations only
Tel. (09) 9587770,
Considering a Real Estate Price Level: Moderate-High
Purchase in Tel Aviv? Yakiniko Tanka
Exclusive Japanese grill restaurant
offering a unique experience in
private rooms each with a center grill.
Diners cook their own cuts of
meat or fish.Sun-Fri. 7pm-midnight,
Sat.12.30pm-4pm, 7pm-midnight
9 Maskit St, Herzilya Pituach
Reservations only
Tel. (09) 9580322
Price Level: High

Zozobra
Sun-Sat. noon-midnight 7 Shenkar
St, Herzilya Pituach, Reservations
196 Ben Yehuda St. Tel Aviv
(Near the Hilton Tel Aviv)
optional Tel. (09) 9577077
Price Level: Moderate
Tel: (03) 544-25-25

32 hello ISRAEL
Dining out
Bistro this restaurant serves excellent signs), Ramat Yishay, Reservations
meat / fish / diary casseroles. Ideal recommended,
Rocca for cold winter dinners accompanied Tel. (04) 9533173
Beautiful sea-front location on by a good bottle of wine. Price Level: Moderate-High
Herzliya, Sun-Sat. noon-midnight Sun. 10am-11pm, Mon-Thur. noon-
8 Ramat Yam St, Hertzilya Pituach midnight, Sat. 10am-midnight Tzel HaTamar (Palm Tree’s shadow)
Reservations recommended Tranquil location offering primarily
Tel. (09) 9515122 Moshav Nimrod meat and fish.Sun-Sat. noon-midnight
Price Level: Moderate-High Ramat Hagolan, At the entrance to Kibbutz Ashdot
Reservations highly recommended Ya’acov, just outside Tiberias
Sebastian Tel (04) 6870049, Reservations recommended
Sun-Thur. 8am-2am, Fri. 9am-3am, Price Level: Moderate-High Tel. (04) 6756688,
Sat. 9am-2am, 33 Maskit St, Herzilya Price Level: Moderate-High
Pituach, Reservations recommended Mid-Eastern
Tel. (09) 9513939, HaTachana (The Station)
Price Level: Moderate Sela HaNotrim One of the best steak restaurants in
Gourmet food with private dining at a Israel. People make special trips up
charming Arab family. Minimum of 4 north just to eat here.
Segev
guests.Moshav Rama in the northern Sun-Sat. noon-midnight, 10
Sun-Sat. 7pm-1am 16 Shenkar St,
Galil Reservations Reservations only HaRishonim, Metulla, Reservations
Herzliya Pituach Reservations only
Tel (04) 9986483, 050.5434454 recommended,
Tel. (09) 9580410 Kosher
Price Level: Moderate-High Tel (04) 6944810
Price Level: High
Price Level: Moderate-High
Fish & Seafood El Rida
Good Levantine cuisine restaurant
Shuri-Buri located in a beautifully renovated Eilat & South
Sun-Sat. 12.30pm-12.30 am old house.Sun-7pm-1am, Mon-
122 Medinat HaYehudim, Herzilya Sat.1pm-1am 23 El Bishra St (across
Pituach Reservations recommended Bistro
from the clock tower), Nazareth
Tel. (09) 9543194, (09) 9565115 Reservations optional, Josephine
Price Level: Moderate Tel (04) 6084404, Price Level: The best French cuisine in town.
Moderate Mon-Sat. 6pm-midnight, 3 Eilat St,
Yam-7
Fish & Seafood Reservations recommended
Sun-Thur. 12.30pm-2am, Fri-Sat.
Tel (08) 6323787,
1pm-2am 122 Ramat Yam St,
Uri Buri Price Level: Moderate-High
Herzilya Pituach, Reservations
optional, Tel. (09) 9566950 One of the most famous restaurants
in Israel, Uri Buri serves imaginative Asian
Price Level: Moderate
fish dishes inspired by local produce.
Sun-Sat. noon-11pm, HaHagana St Yakimono (kosher)
Kosher A kosher Japanese restaurant
(Lighthouse Courtyard) Akko (Old
Meat and Wine Co. City) Reservations optional, Tel. (04) located on the 12th floor of the Hilton
Kosher grilled meat complemented 9552212, Price Level: Moderate-High Sheba Hotel,Sun-Thur 4pm-midnight,
by a good selection of wines. Sun- Sat 7.30pm-midnight, 8 Antib St
Thur. noon-1am, Sat. 7.30pm-1am Kosher (Hilton Sheba Hotel), Reservations
15 Shenkar St, Herzilya Pituach recommended,
Roberg Tel. (08) 6306793,
Reservations recommended
Mediterranean cuisine with Price Level: Moderate-High
Tel. (09) 9567006,
international influences. The
Price Level: Moderate
restaurant has a marvelous view of Fish & Seafood
the Kinneret and the Golan
Italian Edi’s Hiding Place
Heights. Sun-Thur 12.30pm-10pm,
Joya Fri. 12.30pm-7pm Moshav LeBanim Sun-Sat 6pm-midnight, 8 Eilat St
Sun-Sat. noon-midnight, 9 Shenkar (neat the northern-west side of the Reservations optional,
St, Herzilya Pituach, Reservations Kinneret) Reservations Tel (08) 6371137,
recommended, recommended, Tel. (04) 6715656 Price Level: Moderate
Tel. (09) 9566299 Price Level: Moderate
Price Level: Moderate Kosher
Meat Lawrence
Cafes The best gourmet kosher cuisine in
Muskat Eilat.Sun-Thur, Sat. 7pm-11pm
Max Brenner’s Chocolate Bar Gourmet dishes made from the North Promenade, Herods Vitals
Decadent desserts, homemade freshest products (the restaurant Hotel Reservations recommended
chocolate, excellent coffee is supervising its own cattle farm Tel (08) 6380115,
Sun-Sat. 9am-2am, 8 Ha Menofim and organic garden). A romantic (08) 6380000
St, Herzilya Pituach, No Reservations décor with a superb view. Mon-Fri. Price Level: Moderate-High
needed, Price Level: Moderate 6.30pm-10pm, Sat. 1pm-midnight
Mitzpe Haymim Spa Hotel, Rosh Pina Meat
Reservations recommended,
Haifa & North Tel. (04) 6994523, Price Level: High Pedro
Mon-Sat. 6pm-11pm 14 Ye-Elim Blvd
Bistro Limousine (the old city center), Reservations
One of the best steak houses in recommended,
The Witch’s and the Milkman’s Israel. Mon-Sat. noon-1am Tel (08) 6379504
Casserole Industrial area (look for the Price Level: Moderate-High
Perched on a high peak in the Golan,

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night life
Things to know before you go… Hachalonot HaGvohim Nanouchka – Georgian food
Hours: Bars start at about 21:00; (High Windows) 28 Lilienblum St, Tel. (03) 5162254
Clubs open at midnight and stay Stylish 3-floor mega bar
open until dawn 113 Ha’Hashmonaim St Levontin 7 – ultra-hip bar &
Dress Code: Casual and trendy For reservation performance space
Reservation: Advance reservations Tel. 077-4000600 7 Levontin St. Tel. (03) 5655084
for bars and clubs are not customary www.myspace.com/levontine7
Irish Pubs
Saloona
Tel Aviv-Yaffo Mike’s Place 17 Tirza St (Noga Quarter)
Herbert Samuel 86 Jaffa Tel. (03) 5181719
Clubs Tel. 054-9292552,
054-9292551 Lounge
Cat and Dog
23 Carlebach St Molly Bloom’s 223
2 Mendele St (corner of Hayarkon) Trendy bar owned by six star
Zizi-Tripo bartenders that have managed some
World’s best DJs in the trendiest Leo Bloom’s of the city’s top places
dance club in Tel Aviv, Ages 25- Ziv Towers, 24 Raoul Wallenberg St offering specialty cocktails
35,Every Thursday from 10pm. Tel. (03) 6482126 223 Dizengoff St
7 Carlebach St Tel. (03) 5611597 Tel. (03) 5446537
Local Bars
HaOman 17 Abraxas
Mega dance club that hosts famous Peacock Crowded lounge-bar with live
international DJs, 88 Abarbanel St 14 Marmorek St. T performances and star DJs and a
Tel. 03-6813636 el. (03) 6868259 pool table on the second floor
Lilinblum 40
Maxim
Pinxos - tapas bar Tel. (03) 5104435
The place to go on Friday nights
57 Nahalat Binyamin St
(after 11 pm) 48 King George St
Tel. (03) 566505 Apartment 98
Dance Bars A hip bar designed like a
Cerveza residential apartment
Blackbook 174 Dizengoff St. Dizengoff 98
37 Menahem Begin Rd. Tel. (03) 5293277 Tel. (03) 5228697

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to enjoy classic drinks, exclusive world. Ideal for early cocktails or a Mamilla Hotel, 11 King Solomon
cocktails and gourmet bar food. late night get-together, the Mirror Bar St., Jerusalem. Reservations: (02)
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Old train station, exclusive cocktails.
Chamara Tel. (02) 6292000 Mamilla Hotel, 11 King Solomon St.,
An upscale bar located in Raphael KOSHER Jerusalem, Tel: (02) 5482230
(5-star restaurant) Sun-Thur from 7pm till late, Sat from
Hayarkon 87, Tel. (03) 5226464 Birman one hour after Shabbat finishes.
Live performances are held every
Marina Roof Bar & Pool evening. Great Middle Eastern
167 Hayarkon St. Tel for reservation: kitchen 8 Dorot Rishonim St Eilat
Tel. 052-7335555 Tel. (02) 6236115
Messa Bar Ice Space
Exclusive, stylish & intimate, Shlomtzi -7°C ice bar, sculptures and slide.
extension of Messa (5-star Trendy venue with two massive bars Scheduled events for groups, tours,
restaurant) 19 Ha’arba’a St 8 Shlomzion Hamalka St and parties, Yam Suf Tower Spiral
Tel. (03) 6856859 Tel. (02) 6254999 House,
KOSHER Tel (08) 6332225
Sublet Sun – Sat 10 pm – 2 am
6 Koifman St. (Second floor, above Clubs
Herbert's Samuels restaurant) Clubs
Reservation recommended: Ultrasound
Tel. 052-3058686 The biggest club around with leading Blanco
DJs, Kibbutz Yagur King Salomon Hotel,
Whisky a Go-Go Luna King Salomon’s Promenade,
Tel Aviv Port 5 Hamam El Pasha St Tel. (08) 6364444
Tel. (03) 5440633 Haifa
HaTa’asiya 54
Wine Bars Local Bars 4 HaMasger St (industrial zone)
Jajo Vino Barbarosa
Small, chic and stylish Irish Pubs
8 Pika St, Ahuza
44 Shabazi St Tel. (04) 8721988 Paddy’s
Tel. (03) 5100620 , 18:30 - Last Customer Tourist center on the northern
(03) 5164557 Frangelico promenade, 8 Beit HaGesher St
132 Moria Rd Tel (08) 6376237, 057-8834066
Wine Bar Tel. (02) 8248839 Sun-Sat midnight-4am
An intimate wine bar with
excellent food Maidler’s Pub 3 Monkeys
15 Montefiore St 126 Moria Rd. The best place to meet fellow visitors
Tel. (03) 5102923 Tel (02) 8248754 from abroad Royal Beach Hotel
Tel (08) 6368888
70 Pilim Morrison Sun-Sat: 21:00- last customer
Wine/liquor shop with a charming Yefe Nof , Carmel Center
bar below Tel. (04) 8383828 Lounge Bars
70 Bograshov St. Tel (03) 6291777
Stella Park Avenue
60 Moria Rd. Ofira’s Park, 20 Tarshish St
Jerusalem Tel. (02) 8112000 Tel (08) 6333303, (08) 6338343
Sun-Sat: 6 pm – 4 am
Dance Bars Lounge Bars
Metta Bar
17 Beit HaBira Tourist center on the northern
17 Haoman St. Tel. (02) 6781658 16 Hanasi St, Carmel Center promenade, 8 Beit HaGesher St
Tel. 050-8229750 Tel: 050-7955819,
Irish Pubs 057-5503636
Glasgow Mirror Bar
Chic decor and shimmering Red Bar
Hot new place offering an intimate Tourist center on the northern
atmosphere ambience, an elegant yet casual
haven to enjoy classic drinks and promenade, 8 Beit HaGesher St
11 Shlomzion Hamalka St Tel :052-5779910
Tel. 054-2512712
KOSHER

Local Bars

Yehoshua
18 Ben Sira St. Tel. (02) 6246076

Lounge Bars
Izen
7 Beit Lechem Rd., Old train station
compound, Tel. (02) 6733215

The Lab
Hip performance / exhibition space
for live music & art, 28 Hebron Rd.,
The Mirror Bar - Jerusalem
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tourist information
Center of Town (02) 6523121 Gai Beach (04) 6700700
Hotels Three Arches (02) 5692692 Golan Tiberias (04) 6711555
Tzuba (02) 5347090 Golden Tulip (04) 6714444
JERUSALEM Yad Hashmona (02) 5343956 Holiday Inn (03) 5390804
Kinar (04) 6738888
Pilgrims Palace DEAD SEA Kinneret Spa (04) 6723444
Golden Wall (02) 6272416 Lavi (04) 6799061
Addar (02) 6263111 Crowne Plaza Maagan Eden (04) 6654411
Al Kazzar (02) 6281111 Dead Sea (03) 5390804 Moriah Gradens (04) 6700800
Ambassador (02) 5412222 Daniel Dead Sea (09) 9528254 Moriah Plaza (03) 6213333
Azzahara (02) 6282447 Dead Sea Gardens (08) 6689090 Nof Ginosar (04) 6700320
Caesar (02) 5005656 Eretz Ein Gedi, Prima Tiberias (04) 6791166
Capitol (02) 6282561 Kibbutz Ein Gedi (08) 6594222 Ramot Resort (04) 6732636
Christmas (02) 6282588 Golden Tulip Club Rimonim Galei Kinneret (04) 6728888
Commodore (02) 6271414 Dead Sea Deluxe (08) 6689444 Ron Beach (04) 6791350
Dan Boutique (02) 5689999 Hod Hamidbar Royal Plaza (04) 6700000
Dan Panorama (02) 5695695 Resort and (08) 6688222 Spa Village
David Citadel (02) 6211111 Isrotel Dead Sea Hamat Gader (04) 6655555
Eldan (02) 5679777 and Spa Resort (08) 6689666 The Scots (04) 6710710
Gloria (02) 6282431 Le Meridien Dead Sea (08) 6591234 Tulip Inn Sea of Galilee (04) 6774444
Grand Court (02) 5917777 Lot Spa , Dead Sea (08) 6689200 Vered Hagalil
Harmony (02) 6219999 Moria Classic Holiday Village (04) 6935785
Hashimi (02) 6284410 Dead Sea (08) 9553333
Holy Land (02) 6272888 Moria Plaza, Dead Sea (03) 6213333 EILAT
Inbal , Jerusalem (02) 6756666 Prima Oasis Dead Sea (08) 6688666
Jerusalem Gate (02) 5008500 Prima Spa Club (08) 6688000 Oasis Red Sea (08) 6372171
Jerusalem Gold (02) 5013333 Tulip Inn Dead Sea (08) 6684666 Adi (08) 6388111
Jerusalem (02) 6283282 Tzel Harim, Dead Sea (08) 6688111 Americana (08) 6303777
Jerusalem Pearl (02) 6226666 C (08) 6366777
Jerusalem Plaza (02) 6213333 HAIFA Caesar (08) 6305555
Jerusalem Tower (02) 6209209 Club (08) 6361666
Kikar Zion (02) 6244644 Beit Oren, Mt. Carmel (04) 8307444 Club Inn (08) 6385555
King David (02) 6208888 Beit Shalom (04) 8373480 Club Med Coral Beach (08) 6350000
King Solomon (02) 5695555 Carmel Forest Resort (04) 8307888 Crowne Plaza (08) 5390808
Lev Yerushalayim (02) 5300333 Crowne Plaza (04) 8350835 Dalia (08) 6334004
Little House in Dan Carmel (04) 8303030 Dan Eilat (08) 6362222
Bakah Boutique (02) 6737944 Dan Gardens (04) 8302020 Dan Panorama (08) 6389999
Maale Hachamisha (02) 5331331 Dan Panorama (04) 8352222 Express Beat (08) 6380877
Mamilla (02) 5482200 Eden Haifa (04) 8664816 Golden Tulip Club (08) 6363636
Meridian (02) 6285212 Gallery (04) 8616161 Golden Tulip (08) 6300666
Montefiore (02) 6221111 Leonrado (04) 8508888 Herods (08) 6213333
Moriah Classic (02) 5320000 Mount Carmel (04) 8381414 Hilton Eilat Queen
Moriah Gardens (02) 6558888 Nachsholim (04) 6399533 of Sheba (08) 6306666
Mount of Olives (02) 6284877 Nir Etzion (04) 9845555 Holiday Inn Patio (03) 5390808
Mount Scopus (02) 5828891 Nof (04) 8354311 Isrotel Agamim (08) 6300300
Mount Zion (02) 5689555 Shulamit (04) 8342811 Isrotel King Solomon (08) 6363444
Neve Ilan (02) 5339339 Isrotel Lagoona (08) 6366666
Neve Shalom (02) 9917160 NAZARETH Isrotel Riviera Club (08) 6303666
New Imperial (02) 6282261 Isrotel Royal Beach (08) 6368888
New Victoria (02) 6274466 Plaza (04) 6028200 Isrotel Royal Garden (08) 6386666
Olive Tree (02) 5410410 Nof Tavor (04) 6408000 Isrotel Sport Club (08) 6303333
Palatin (02) 6231141 Rimonim Nazareth Isrotel Yam Suf Beach
Panorama (02) 6284887 Mary's Well (04) 6500000 and Diving Resort (08) 6382222
Park Jerusalem (02) 6582222 Le Meridian Eilat (08) 6383333
Prima Kings (02) 6201201 TIBERIAS & SEA OF GALILEE Magic Palace (08) 6369999
Prima Palace (02) 5311811 Magic Sunrise Club (08) 6305333
Prima Royal (02) 5607111 Eden (04) 6790070 Moriah Plaza (03) 6213333
Ramada (02) 6599999 Ariston (04) 6790244 Nova (08) 6382444
Ramat Rachel (02) 6702555 Astoria (04) 6722351 Orchid (08) 6360360
Regency (02) 5331234 Aviv (04) 6712272 Pierre (08) 6326601
Riboli (02) 6284871 Bali (04) 6676666 Prima Music (08) 6388555
Seven Arches (02) 6267777 Berger (04) 6715151 Rimonim (08) 6369369
Shalom (02) 6752222 Berzik (04) 6720127 Rimonim Marina Club (08) 6334191
Shoresh Green Hills (02) 5338338 C Hotel (04) 6717888 Royal Park (08) 6337010
Shoresh (02) 5338338 Caesar (04)6727272 Royal Tulip (08) 6366000
St. George (02) 6277232 Club Hotel (04) 6728000 Siesta (08) 6382333
Strand (02) 6280279 Dona Gracia (04) 6717176 The Reef (08) 6364444
The American Colony (02) 6279777 Ein Gev, Vista (08) 6303030
The House in the Kibbutz Ein Gev (04) 6659800

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Tal

Alexander

Grand
Beach
Mediterranean Sea

Melody

Hilton Shalom
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Carlton

Marina

Moriah

Crowne
Plaza

Renaissance

Sheraton
Cinema

Dan Center

City Tour Bus Stops


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City Tower

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Orchid

Tel Aviv SOUTH Isrotel


Tower

Mediterranean Sea

David
Intercontinental
Dan
Panorama

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Hotels NETANYA Real Estate in Tel Aviv


Blue Bay (09) 8600100 A beautiful 98m apartment, 3.5
TEL AVIV YAFFO Blue Weiss (09) 8603939 floor with elevator on Gordon St.
Galil (09) 8624455 Tel Aviv. $ 632,000
Abratel (03) 5169966 Ginot Yam (09) 8341007 Sun Tel Aviv (03) 5442525
Adiv (03) 5229141 Green Beach (09) 8656166
Alexander (03) 5452222 King Koresh (09) 8613555 2.5 rooms, Ground floor + garden
King Solomon (09) 8338444 in Geula St. Tel Aviv. $ 447,000
Ami (03) 5249141
Margoa (09) 8624434 Sun Tel Aviv (03) 5442525
Armon Hayarkon (03) 6055271
Art (03) 7971700 Mizpe Yam (09) 8623730
Neurim Holiday Village (09) 8663232 A Fully renovated, 90m, 3rd floor
Basel (03) 5207711 apartment on Shprintsak St. Tel
Palace (09) 8620222
Best Western Aviv. $ 632,000
Park (09) 8623344
Regency Suites (03) 5173939 Sun Tel Aviv (03) 5442525
Residence Beach (09) 8301111
Carlton (03) 5201818 Shefayim,
Center (03) 5266100 Kibbutz Shefayim (09) 9595577 On Ha'neviim St., Tel Aviv, in a
Cinema (03) 5207100 The Seasons (09) 8601555 building for restoration, 2.5 rooms,
City (03) 5246253 85m + elevator. $ 579,000
Sun Tel Aviv (03) 5442525
Crowne Plaza TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICES
City Center (03) 7774000
A 100m Villa in a prime location
Crowne Plaza (03) 5390808 Tour-Phone 24/7 *3888 near Yehuda Maccabbi St., Tel
Dan Tel Aviv (03) 5202525 Ben Gurion Airport 24/7 (03) 9754260 Aviv. $ 1,550,000
Dan Panorama (03) 5190190 Tel Aviv (03) 5166188 Sun Tel Aviv (03) 5442525
David InterContinental (03) 7951111 Jerusalem (02) 6271422
De La Mer (03) 5100011 Dead Sea - Ein Bokek (08) 9975010 In Neveh Tzedek, Tel Aviv. 200m
Deborah (03) 5278282 Netanya (09) 8827286 duplex, 8 rooms. $ 1,550,000
Dizengoff Sea Suites (03) 5234363 Nazareth (04) 6570555 Sun Tel Aviv (03) 5442525
Grand Beach (03) 5433333 Haifa 1800 305090
Hilton Tel Aviv (03) 5202240 Eilat (08) 6309111 Near the beach, On Dizengoff/
Tiberias (04) 6725666 Nordau St., Tel Aviv, 90m 2nd floor
Hotel Montefiore (03) 5646100 +elevator. $465,000
Imperial (03) 5177002 Sun Tel Aviv (03) 5442525
Isrotel Tower (03) 5113636 TRANSPORTATION
Leonardo An amazing duplex on Ha’neviim
Egged Lines *2800
Boutique Hotel (03) 5110050 St., Tel Aviv, 250m + 250m on the
Railway *5770
Lusky Suites (03) 5163030 roof, 3 parking spaces + elevator.
Marina (03) 5211777 $ 1,980,000
TAXI SERVICES Sun Tel Aviv (03) 5442525
Maxim (03) 5173721
Melody (03) 5277711 TEL AVIV
Mercure B&P (03) 6288888 A beautiful 105m apartment on
To Ben Gurion Airport (03) 9871110 Frug St., Tel Aviv, 2nd floor.
Metropolitan (03) 5192727 Gordon (03) 5272999 $ 555,000
Moriah Plaza (03) 5216666 Habima (03) 5283131 Sun Tel Aviv (03) 5442525
Hotel Neve Tzedek 054-2070706 Kastel (03) 6332253
Nina Café
Boutique Hotel (03) 5161767 JERUSALEM
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