Highlights in Jerusalem this Week

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Highlights in Jerusalem this Week


Jerusalem is a city bursting with color and culture. This week, Jerusalem will be full of music, art, and unique learning experiences  that appeal to all interests and backgrounds.

An intriguing lecture on Thursday will take place at the Beit Avi Chai cultural center. Aharon Feuerstein, Film Researcher and Artistic Director of Nissan Nativ Acting Studio, will join Beit Avi Chai to speak on the week’s Torah portion; using the film, A Good Jew, Feuerstein will explore human rituals and customs, and ask whether they enhance or disrupt our lives.

Link to the event: https://www.bac.org.il/stage/event/krbnvt-krbha-vmrhk

Continuing with events happening on Thursday, Ground Heights, a band that plays a reggae-ethno-soul fusion of lively music, will be putting on a free performance at the American Center in Jerusalem in honor of Jazz Month. The band is made up of a diverse set of characters who play with their heart and heritage, making for an unforgettable evening.

Link to the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/220887155059024/

The music continues on Friday the 21st, at the Jerusalem Institute for Eastern Music in Musrara, as part of their Friday concert series. This week, the performance will showcase the exotic and lively style of flamenco; with dancer Ivalisa Gonzales performing alongside singer Idit Eshel and guitarist Tomer Elmalach.


Link to the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1162980767163694/

Friday will also be a day to explore Jerusalem’s art scene and galleries. The New Gallery Artists’ Studio Teddy promotes visual arts in Jerusalem, while encouraging young artists to settle and create in the city. This Friday, at 11:00 A.M., Dr Smadar Shefi will speak on “Questions about the Reality Presence”, a visual exhibition by Sarah Benninga, Noam Bar, Yonatan Ron and Eyal Sasson. Dr Shefi will discuss with the participants how photographic art has the ability to both represent and change our reality.

Link to the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2137524403140644/

Another proud Jerusalem venue promoting the city’s unique cultural scene is the Yellow Submarine in Talpiot. This Saturday night, the Djamchid Sisters will be performing for the first time at the Yellow Submarine. Each song from their self-titled album is both heartfelt and lyrical, creating a powerful experience.

Link to the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1298275186904517/

Also at the Yellow Submarine, on Tuesday April 25th, the artist and musician Ori, will perform with Opening Act: Yechezkiel Raz, his one man band enhanced with a loop-station. Ori’s music creates an intimate experience for his listeners, as he sings from a heartfelt place in the midst of hypnotic beats.

Link to the event: http://yellowsubmarine.org.il/?post_type=show&p=9088&lang=en

We are proud to support Jerusalem’s thriving arts and culture scene, as part of our ongoing efforts to build a modern, vibrant city that serves as a source of inspiration around the world.