By Michael Ordman
CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT
Opera at Masada
The Israeli Opera announced its fifth Masada Opera Festival in June, featuring “Tosca” by Giacomo Puccini and “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff, to be performed at the base of the historic mountain.
Israeli stamps issued in Feb include the Philippine rescue of Jews from the Shoah, Ariel Sharon, Chess and Winter flowers.
Bringing shakshuka to Manhattan streets
Israeli friends Josh Sharon, Solomon Taraboulsi and Gabriel Israel have launched The Shuka Truck, serving shakshuka, the spicy Middle Eastern egg-and-tomatoes dish, on the streets of Manhattan. It contains free-range organic eggs, Israeli spices and is certified Kosher.
Tel Aviv is a top 10 Oceanfront City
Tel Aviv was chosen by National Geographic as one of the top ten-oceanfront cities in the world. It highlights plenty of room for beach bathing in this modern Israeli city and the vibrant gallery, café, and restaurant scene at the historic port of Jaffa.
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