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Kessem shel Agada (Magical Myths)
Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv
August 19 to 21
cost NIS 30-70.
http://www.suzannedellal.org.il/
For its 18th birthday celebration, the Kessem shel Agada will perform three days of theater for kids at the Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv.

Featured children stories at this year Kessem include: The Emperor's New Clothes, Gulliver's Travels, Noah's Ark, Puss in Boots, the musical version, and Jerusalem's Train Theater's puppet version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Bat Yam Street Theater festival 
Aug 26 - 28, 2008 
Bat-Yam Street Theater festival.
click here for details

The Bat-Yam Street Theater festival is a long running famous street theater celebration in Israel. This event attracts many visitors to the seashore of Bat-Yam. The festival offers theater stands, artistic street shows, pyrotechnics, acrobatics and a variety of artist groups from different countries. Open air celebration, free of charge.
Fiddler on the Roof
The Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv 
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
click here for dates 

"See it in Hebrew, Read it in English"
Three times a week The Cameri Theatre presents its most popular productions with screened simultaneous translation into English.
972-3-6061960 or 972-3-6060900

FIDDLER tells of the trials, the tribulations, the struggle for survival in a hostile environmnet of a small Jewish shtetl in Czarist Russia and of the conflicts between the generations of one Jewish family in that community, What apparently gives it its power are the core themes of the love and strength of their traditions and the deep need for compassion and peace between people,
Torchlight Tour of Nimrod’s Fortress
Nimrod Fortress National Park
Near Kiryat Shmona, between the Banias and Mt. Hermon, on Route 989
Built in the 13th century. Spectacular view.
July 8, 2008 - August 29, 2008
Every Monday, Thursday and Friday, by advance arrangement.
Address:
Telephone: 04-6949277
The fortress is built of large, carefully squared stones. The fortress overlooks the valley separating Mount Hermon from the the Golan Heights, the road linking the Galilee with Damascus, and the former Crusader town of Banias.
Visitors can explore the excavated and restored portions of the fortress. The fortress contains "secret corridors" — winding staircases and underground water cisterns.
Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat
25-28 August 2008
03-695-9355
http://www.redseajazzeilat.com
For years the city of Eilat has been holding the annual Red Sea Jazz Fesival which attracts many of the best Jazz artists in the world.  This is one of the most famous festivals in Israel.  There are 4 days of non-stop Jazz.  The festival's site offers information in English:
Off the Wall Comedy: Lenny Solomon and More...
Ben Yehuda 34
City Center
02-624-3218
www.israelcomedy.com
August 11 2008 - August 16 2008 Times Vary Prices Vary

August 12 @ 20:00 & 22:00: Lenny Solomon of Shlock Rock at his 1st solo appearance in Jerusalem. 35 NIS + 15 NIS drink purchase min..

August 13 @ 21:00: In honor of Tu B'av...David Kilimnick, Jerusalem's funniest bachelor, in, "Find Me a Wife." 30 NIS + 15 NIS drink min. purchase.

August 13 @ 22:30 (Hebrew): Open Mic Night.

August 14 @ 20:30: Kilimnick's "Find You a Spouse and Me a Wife." 35 NIS + 15 NIS drink min. purchase.

August 14 @ 23:45: Enjoy a late night movie. 15 NIS drink min. purchase

August 13 @ 21:00: Kilimnick's "Find Me a Wife." 30 NIS + 15 NIS drink min. purchase.

The Science Clown
Bloomfield Science Museum
Hebrew University, Givat Ram
02-654-4888
www.mada.org.il  
August 04 2008 - August 22 2008
15 NIS plus museum admission

Bloomfield Science Museum hosts a science-minded French theater troupe that presents scientific knowledge using a science clown. Watch the clown fine electricity in a pickle, pump hard-boiled eggs into bottles, and more. This is an entertaining and educational program for children of all ages.

German Colony Farmers' Market
Adam School
Emek Refaim St.
German Colony
August 01 2008 - August 31 2008
Every Friday from 9:00 to 16:00
Free

The German Colony Farmers' Market located in the plaza of the Adam School off Emek Rafaim every Friday from 9am to 4pm.  Find local produce, food, arts and crafts, South American music performances, children's activities and more. Free parking.

The Israel Museum
Swords into Plowshares: The Isaiah Scroll and Its Message of Peace
Ruppin Rd.
02-677-1300
www.imj.org.il  
Through August 31, 2008
10:00 to 17:00 pm, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday; 16:00 to 21:00, Tuesday; 10:00 to 14:00 Friday

The Isaiah Scroll found in Qumram is on display at the Israel Museum. Displayed along with the scroll are artifacts from Isaiah's time. One such artifact on display is a scimitar that was bent in antiquity to symbolize the death of warrior that used it.

The Tower of David Museum
Fortress and Fantasy Tour - Summer activities for the whole family!

Pre-registration required.
Call 02-6265331.
http://towerofdavid.org.il/eng/

The tour that includes challenges, riddles and activities that combine the real life fortress structure … and a world of make-believe. The tour includes a visit to the exhibition “Fortress and Fantasy” as well as an arts and crafts workshop. Suitable for children aged 6-10 with parental supervision.
Summer Activities: 40 NIS per child including entrance to the Museum.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays at 15:00 and 16:00 and Fridays at 10:30 and 11:30.
Duration: 2 ½ hours

Midsummer Night Movie
Merkaz Hamagshimim Hadassah
7a Dor Dor VeDorshav St. Jerusalem
02-5619165
view details

Merkaz Hamagshimim Hadassah activism center located in the heart of the German Colony part of Young Judaea is hosting a different movie every Thursday night through August starting at 8pm.

Chutzot HaYotzer
Summer Festival
Outside Walls of Old City
02-6297744
http://artfair.jerusalem.muni.il 
August 11 2008 - August 23 2008
Weekdays: 18:00-23:00; Saturday night: 1 hour after Shabbat until 24:00.

Chutzot HaYotzer festival in Israel has been going on for over 30 years in Jerusalem. Offering a variety of paintings, ceramics, jewelry, textiles, Judaica, woodworking, and more. Chutzot HaYotzer festival has a wide variety of local and international artists. 

Musical Performance nightly @ 21:30:
August 11: World music and pyrotechnics
August 12: Rami Fortis
August 13: Shlomi Shabat
August 14: Mosh Ben Ari
August 16: Ethnix
August 17: Aviv Gefen
August 18: Meir Banai
August 19: Gali Atari
August 20: Izhar Ashdot
August 21: Boaz Sharabi
August 23: Berry Sakharof

 
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