Arts and Culture

Australian Singer Jason Donovan is in Israel!

Australian singer Jason Donovan, who came to fame by way of the famed soap opera “Neighbors” (with co-star Kylie Minogue), just landed in Israel for his starring role in “Priscilla Queen of the Desert.” The Aussie actor and singer, who now lives in London, said he loves being on the beach and plans on taking […]

7 Reasons Why the Yemeni Village is the Coolest Neighbourhood of Tel Aviv

The silly proverb claiming “Every day is a holiday if you live your nights like the Yemenites” actually makes sense. The “Kerem”, the Yemenite village in the heart of Tel Aviv City, is the most chilled, most authentic, and most easygoing area of town. This is why it’s the coolest neighbourhood of Tel Aviv. This […]

Morrissey is Coming to Israel this August!

Having performed in Israel in 2008 and 2012, legendary British singer Morrissey is once again returning, for two concerts on August 22 at Tel Aviv’s Mann Auditorium and August 24 at the Caesarea Amphitheater. Born Steven Patrick Morrissey, the Manchester native emerged in the 1980s as the lead singer of The Smiths where he set […]

British Soul Diva Joss Stone to Perform in Tel Aviv This Month

English soul singer/songwriter Joss Stone will be performing a one-off concert on July 25 at Tel Aviv’s Barby Club. At age 16, Stone achieved both critical and commercial acclaim with her debut album The Soul Sessions. Her next six albums, including last year’s Water For Your Soul, also sold millions of copies worldwide, leading to […]

Netflix has Begun Adding Hebrew Subtitles

Half a year after opening to the Israeli market, Netflix has begun adding Hebrew subtitles to some of its programs; as of Sunday, 36 films have Hebrew translations; further translations will be added incrementally. On Sunday, 36 films’ Hebrew subtitles were released, including Fincher’s Seven, Kubrick’s The Shining, the Wachowskis’ Matrix trilogy, and Nolan’s Batman […]

Major League Baseball Team Signs the First Ever Israeli MLB Player

Dean Kremer, who was born in California to Israeli parents and holds Israeli citizenship, was selected this week by the Los Angeles Dodgers as their 14th-round pick in the 2016 MLB Draft. Kremer will play this summer on the Dodgers’ Rookie League team, the first of six levels of the minor leagues he will need […]