Posts by: Aaron Fin

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church has maintained a presence in Jerusalem for more than 1,500 years. There are claims that there has been representation of the Church in Jerusalem ever since the famed meeting of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon some 3,000 years ago. The Church is the predominant Oriental...

The Sarona Market was created in order to serve as the newest culinary heart-beat of Tel-Aviv. It is located at the Sarona compound, a 140 year-old ex-Templer- settlement in the heart of Tel-Aviv. At the time, German Templer-settlers arrived in Tel-Aviv in aspiration of pious-missionary Christian activities. Sarona...

Like Judaism and Islam, Christianity shares a long history with Jerusalem, a city that is considered the holiest in the world. Jerusalem is important to Christians because it was where a very young Jesus impressed the sages at the Jewish Temple. It is also where he spent the last days of his ministry, and where the...

Lunada is an interactive Science museum in the southern city of Beer-Sheva. The museum was established a few years back in order to offer children, mainly up to the age of 12, to be introduced to the wonders of Science. It’s a super-friendly place, where one walks in socks or bear-foot, on special mattresses. The...

The Protestant communities in the Middle East only date from the early 19th century and the establishment of Western diplomatic representations in Jerusalem. The intention of these missions was to evangelize the Muslim and Jewish communities, but their only success was in attracting Arabic-speaking Orthodox...

World famous artistic circus, Cirque du Soleil, is coming to Israel; they will be performing in Tel-Aviv, on July 3-16, 2015. All performances will take place at the Nokia Stadium in Tel -Aviv . This would be their second performance in Israel. The show is called “Quidam”. Cirque Du Soleil offers an international...

Tel Aviv’s Pride Parade, took place on June 12, 2015. It was the 17th parade that the city sponsored. This year’s motto supported the Transgenders’ rights and recognition. The slogan is: “Tel Aviv-Jaffa loves all Genders“. The organizers were happy to welcome some 120,000 participants, among-st which were 25,000...

The Jerusalem-Mamila neighborhood was established in the 19th century, when it had been built outside of the walls of the Old City; upfront of Jaffa Gate. In year 1972, a company by the name of “Karta” was established in order to rebuild the entire Mamilla region, meaning, the vacation of property-owners and the...

The Ariel Sharon Park is a unique example of a green slot in the midst of a highly urbanized area, that had been allocated to serve as a reservation for environmental rehabilitation projects. Once, not many years ago, the Park; then called “Hiriya”, served as the main waste-ground for the center of Israel, a place that...

Spirit of the Dance is an Irish world famous group that has been preforming internationally for several years now. They will be returning to Israel for a series of performances between May 27- June 15, 2015 in various cities around the country. The performance is highly energetic and lively, based on Irish folk dances...

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