All posts tagged "Jerusalem"

  • Solomon’s latest: Jacob Wrestling Angel – Downtown Jerusalem

    If you’ve been to Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda Market (the Shuk) lately, you can’t help but notice all the colorful graffiti decorating the all the shutters....

  • Jerusalem Pride 2016

    An estimated 25,000 people participated in this year’s Jerusalem Pride parade. Last year’s parade was marred by the stabbing death of 16-year-old Shira Banki at...

  • Jewlicious and Westboro Baptist Church: The Jewish Angle

    The story of how a twitter exchange between Megan Phelps Roper and, well… me, helped Megan and her sister Grace leave their hateful Church, has...

  • You’ve never seen Jerusalem like this

    We’ve seen Jerusalem depicted so many different ways over the centuries, in paintings and mosaics, in songs, in poetry, in photography, in films, you name...

  • Israel Remembrance Day 2016

    Officially known as “The Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism,” Yom Hazikaron is Israel’s official remembrance day. Traditionally...

  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, Jerusalem

    Holocaust Memorial Day began last night at sunset. Pretty much everything shuts down – bars, restaurants, shops etc. Television programming is all Holocaust and Shoah-related...

  • First Date, A Guilty Pleasure

    English-Language Theater Opportunity in Jerusalem – Get Ready to Kick Back, Cringe and LAUGH! You know it. I know it. It’s that universal moment of...

  • JeruZalem: Just Another Shlocky Zombie Flick

    JeruZalem: Written and Directed by Doron and Yoav Paz; Starring Yael Grobglas, Yon Tumarkin and Danielle Jadelyn. Epic Pictures, 94 minutes. JeruZalem is a movie...

  • Jerusalem Onesie/Pajama Pub Crawl

      Last Thursday night, Improv Israel organized a Onesie/Pajama Pub Crawl. I caught up with them at the Machane Yehuda market where they had just...

  • Pride and Prejudice Hits the Jerusalem Stage!

    Looking for some quality English theater this Chanukah season? The Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel has taken on perhaps its most daunting theater...

  • Stupidfada at the Shuk

    This morning, two Arab girls, one 14 and one 16 attempted a terrorist attack close to the Mahane Yehuda market (the Shuk) in Jerusalem. After...

  • Israelis at the Shuk React to Jonathan Pollard’s Release

    AP reports “Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the release of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard from prison Friday, saying he wished him well in this...

  • IndieCity Jerusalem Tonight Come Rain or Shine

    It’s been raining in Jerusalem all day. Any rain in Israel is a good thing given how we’re usually this parched miss in the middle...

  • Next to Normal in Jerusalem

    No. This isn’t a commentary on the current situation in crazy, stab-happy Jerusalem. Next to Normal is the latest production by the J-Town Playhouse at...

  • ISIS Wants to Kill ALL the Jews

    According to a new video put out by ISIS, once the Caliphate kills everyone in Syria (which should be soon apparently), they will kill all...