Jerusalem Highlights Week of August 20 – 26

2021-08-20 00:26:11


Rex Nights invitations the general public to take pleasure in animation shorts by the Jerusalem TOHU Animation Collective at this enjoyable occasion, which features a DJ and movie watching. Music begins at 8 p.m. with the primary movies screened from 9 p.m. 

Rex Nights happen at Bar Kayma at 9 Shlomo HaMelech St. NIS 15 per ticket. Information:


 Theater within the Tough invitations the general public for a efficiency of Henry IV by Shakespeare in Bloomfield Gardens (just a few stairs behind the stone crypt). Whereas the present is freed from cost, a contribution of NIS 40 will probably be appreciated and varied merchandise will probably be accessible for patrons to buy. Please keep in mind the Jerusalem night may be chilly and convey one thing heat to put on. To attend the efficiency can be “laughter for a month, and a very good jest endlessly.”  
Henry IV will probably be carried out at 5:30 p.m. with extra reveals deliberate for August 23 (Monday) and August 24 (Tuesday). One is invited to carry his or her personal chair or sit on the grass. Please register through

“The Diameter of the Ocean of Arabic Language and the Hebrew Phrase” is a reference to the 1870 Arab dictionary Qutr al-Muhit by Butrus al-Bustani.

 Prof. Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani will talk about the challenges of translating from Arabic to Hebrew on this English language occasion and communicate of his efforts to rid Hebrew-language literature from orientalist conceptions of Arabs and the Arab world. He will probably be discussing this stuff with Akin Ajay, a British-Nigerian-Israeli author who’s the co-founder of The Tel Aviv Evaluation of Books. 

Reading room of the National Library of Israel. (credit: Wikimedia Commons)
Studying room of the Nationwide Library of Israel. (credit score: Wikimedia Commons)


Greater than 20 Jerusalem roofs take part within the three-day “Gag Eden” occasion, which explores how the roofs of the capital could turn out to be its inexperienced lush gardens throughout the local weather change the Earth goes by means of. Would you prefer to develop your individual meals? Or set up photo voltaic panels? Or just create a playground for the youngsters in your block? Right here you’ll find out how. At present, the staff in Sinsila close to the Previous Metropolis can have workshops on bee retaining and kite flying. 

On August 24 (Tuesday) the roof on 97 Jaffa Highway will introduce Leon van Geest, the founding father of Rotterdam Roof Days, which impressed this occasion. This will probably be adopted by a rooftop live performance with Quarter to Africa. 

On August 26 (Thursday) anybody visiting the town (or folks on the lookout for an evening away from residence) can sleep on the roof of Abraham Hostel and get a breakfast in addition for NIS 130 (carry your individual sleeping bag). 


Three Italian-Jewish brothers survived WW2 as youngsters by hiding in a collapse Tuscany. Their story is explored within the movie Three Brothers and a Cave (additionally referred to as Shalom Italia), which follows one of many brothers who determined to spend half a 12 months in Italy and half a 12 months in Israel and needs his elder brothers to assist him discover this cave, as he was too little to recollect the place it was. This free screening at Moon Sq. (Kikar HaYareach) will happen this night (no precise time was listed, strive 8 p.m.), courtesy of the Society of Italian Jews. Directed by Tamar Tal Anati, the movie is in Hebrew however the movie received worldwide awards so English subtitles is perhaps accessible. 


The Israeli chamber orchestra levels the basic 1944 youngsters’s ebook Dov Duboni by Leah Goldberg on the Jerusalem Theater. The little bear decides to start out a shoe shining enterprise and does properly, till a caterpillar reveals up. The efficiency takes place open air underneath the Well being Ministry’s COVID-19 tips and is appropriate for kids from ages three to eight. The present is roughly one hour lengthy. Free (and fast) COVID-19 check stations can be found for kids underneath the age of 12. 


Take pleasure in a free Pilates class at 8:30 a.m. at this time on the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens with Avital Blass. Please carry a mattress and a water bottle. So long as you’re right here, why not carry your laptop computer and work at Botanic-Hub for simply NIS 25 for the whole day? When was the final time you checked your emails underneath the shadow of mighty oak bushes?

This distinctive likelihood to discover the gardens each in health and work will not be restricted to Thursday. Yoga lessons are on provide on August 23 (Monday) at 8:30 a.m. 

Information: or 054-592-4527. When you can’t go to the gardens, each lecturers (Adi Razel teaches Shadow Yoga and may be reached at educate within the metropolis of their respective studios. Wish to study extra concerning the Botanic-Hub? Name 073-758-6998.

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