21 10, 2015

Artist House-Tel Aviv

2017-04-05T12:00:40+00:00October 21st, 2015|Categories: Art/Culture|0 Comments

No matter how many times I wander around Tel Aviv, I always come across an interesting building that had previously gone unnoticed. In this instance I refer to the Artist House located on little known ElHarizi Street, just off busy Ibn Gvirol Street. On this particular day, in an attempt to capture Sweet mans imagination [...]

10 09, 2015

Rosh Hashanah 5776

2017-04-05T15:27:47+00:00September 10th, 2015|Categories: Art/Culture|0 Comments

We are fast approaching the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. The festival is observed for two days occurring on the 1st & 2nd of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, 5776 .This coincides with the Gregorian calendar dates of 13th (at dusk) to 15th September 2015. What is Rosh Hashanah? Literally meaning 'Head of the Year" it [...]

1 09, 2015

Shalom Meyer Tower-Mosaics

2017-04-05T12:00:42+00:00September 1st, 2015|Categories: Art/Culture|0 Comments

Did you know that even the less attractive high rise office buildings in Tel Aviv are full of wonderful surprises. A prime example is  Shalom Meir Tower or  Migdal Shalom as it is known locally, situated just off Rothschild Bouvelard. Shalom Meir Tower houses fascinating and very unexpected galleries on the ground and first floors that should [...]

27 08, 2015

Humongous Hummus Story

2017-04-05T12:00:42+00:00August 27th, 2015|Categories: Art/Culture|Tags: , |0 Comments

I have a Sweet friend who is a documentary filmmaker, the Director & Producer of Holyland Productions, Israel. His latest venture is called Hummus the Movie.  I bet that title gets your attention - as will this "bigger than a serving" story I have to tell. With the films promotion in mind and to gain optimum publicity [...]

20 08, 2015

Jerusalem-Western Wall & Tunnels

2017-04-05T12:00:42+00:00August 20th, 2015|Categories: Art/Culture|0 Comments

Family members came to Israel for a brief holiday and invited me to branch out of my Sweet Tel Aviv and visit Jerusalem with them. An opportunity to tour the ancient cherished city on a less (barmitvah-less) busy day was appealing so the offer was happily accepted. Since we have all seen most [...]

30 07, 2015

Jaffa Old City

2017-04-05T12:00:42+00:00July 30th, 2015|Categories: Art/Culture|2 Comments

I  became a temporary tour guide for Jaffa Old City ! Although my knowledge is terribly tepid, I attempted to steer  my sweet friends from Europe on a casual trek around the amazing monuments and attractions of this ancient area. Being a few thousand years older than myself and built in the Ottoman period, my stories [...]