It is the 3rd of April around 10 P.M. and the city of Tel Aviv is more alive than ever. People are walking the streets, laughing and talking. Then suddenly a siren sounds, and the city freezes. It is Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of...
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Tag: Tel Aviv
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When Sam Worthington (“Avatar,” “Terminator Salvation”) walks into an interview at the Four Seasons Hotel, he looks nothing like the tormented Holocaust survivor and Mossad agent he plays so soulfully in the spy thriller “The Debt,” opening Aug. 31. His short-cropped hair...
August 29, 2011 | 12:22 pm
An Australian woman was found stabbed to death in her Tel Aviv hotel room.
The woman, 54, was found Monday afternoon with stab wounds on her upper body, after screams were heard coming from her hotel room on the 15th floor of the Dan Panorama Hotel.
Another Australian tourist, reportedly her partner, was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder, Haaretz reported.
The woman’s identity has not been disclosed.
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Jordan Farmar of the New Jersey Nets has signed to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Farmar, a 6-foot-2 guard who is Jewish, will play for the Israeli champions as long as the NBA lockout continues, according to reports. He will be eligible to play as an Israeli, not counting against the limit of four foreign players per team in the Israeli league.
The Los Angeles native averaged 7.4 points and 2.7 assists last season, mostly coming off the bench for the Nets. Farmar had played four seasons for the L.A. Lakers before coming to New Jersey.
July 29, 2011 | 4:02 pm
The wave of protests that are splashing over Israel represent, first and foremost, the middle class’ recognition – at long last – that it is powerless to hold its own in the mad competition that has been forced upon it: military service involving the loss of three years of...
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July 10, 2011 | 4:04 pm
Amar’e Stoudemire asked fans on Twitter if he should play in Israel during the NBA lockout.
“Should I go to Israel and play for Maccabi Tel Aviv during the lockout?” Stoudemire, an all-star forward for the New York Knicks, tweeted July 8.
He included the championship-winning...
June 20, 2011 | 1:22 pm
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For the fifth straight year, Tel Aviv native Anat Cohen received the clarinetist of the year award from the Jazz Journalists Association.
The awards were presented Saturday in New York City.
Cohen’s last CD, “Clarinetwork,” featured the music of legendary clarinetist Benny...
June 10, 2011 | 10:43 am
Tens of thousands of Israelis marched through the streets of Tel Aviv for the city’s annual gay pride parade.
The event kicked off Friday at the city’s Meir Park, with dancers, singers and speakers. Afterward the parade proceeded through the city’s streets. The event culminated with...
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Israeli protesters demonstrated against President Obama’s recent statements on Israel and the Palestinians in front of the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv.
Donning symbolic nooses around their necks and holding banners reading “Israel Won’t Commit Suicide” some 100 protestors from My...
May 18, 2011 | 12:34 pm
Israel’s government has set up a task force to secure the country’s critical computer systems against possible cyber attacks.
The task force will “encourage and develop the field of cybernetics and turn the State of Israel into a global center of knowledge, in cooperation with...
May 18, 2011 | 10:52 am
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A Syrian infiltrator who breached Israel’s border during Nakba Day protests turned himself in to police in Tel Aviv.
A Tel Aviv court on Tuesday ordered Hassan Hijazi, who said he entered Israel to look for a job, held until later in the week. Two other infiltrators discovered to...
May 15, 2011 | 10:18 am
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The Independence Party, the new Israeli political party formed by Ehud Barak, held its inaugural meeting.
The party met Thursday in Tel Aviv. Barak, a former Labor Party chairman and currently Israel’s defense minister, was elected chairman by the party’s 80 members.
May 11, 2011 | 2:48 pm
Karen Tal, the principal of the Bialik-Rogozin School in Tel Aviv, is the recipient of the Charles Bronfman Prize for 2011.
The annual prize, which carries a $100,000 award, goes to a young humanitarian whose work is informed and fueled by Jewish values and has broad, global impact...
May 10, 2011 | 3:14 pm
Ten Israelis were awarded the Israel Prize, the country’s greatest national honor.
The prizes were awarded Tuesday night during the ceremony held annually at the close of Israel Independence Day.
Lifetime achievement awards were presented to Hulda Gurvitaz and Eli Elaluf.
May 5, 2011 | 10:25 am
Tel Aviv is one of the world’s top 10 summer party destinations, according to a popular travel website.
HotelsCombined.com, one of the world’s largest online travel sites, named Tel Aviv to its 2011 list of cities where the summer fun never lets up.
The “city that never...