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Israel21c has produced a compilation of uniquely Israeli things to enjoy at this time of year; The 20th Icon Festival for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Role-Playing took place in Tel Aviv on 18-20 October, and much more. 

By: Michael Ordman

 

CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT

Reasons to love Israel in autumn

Israel21c has produced a compilation of uniquely Israeli things to enjoy at this time of year. It features apples & honey, migrating birds, hiking, biking, the first rains of the season, perfect sunsets, restful Jewish festivals, and entertaining festivals of culture. Enjoy!
http://www.israel21c.org/8-reasons-why-we-love-israel-in-the-fall/

Science Fiction festival

The 20th Icon Festival for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Role-Playing took place in Tel Aviv on 18-20 October. Guests include British Sci-Fi author Charles Strauss and actor John de Lancie who plays Q in Star Trek.

http://2016.iconfestival.org.il/about/en/

Queen’s Tel Aviv concert

Rock legend Queen and new front man Adam Lambert played Tel Aviv’s HaYarkon Park in front of 50,000 fans. The concert was a KILLER! There are many youtube videos of the concert available, but this one (TY Scosash) captured a unique event – Brian May playing Hava Nagila!
http://www.israellycool.com/2016/09/13/what-is-it-like-to-see-queen-in-park-hayarkon-in-tel-aviv/

Sophia Loren’s Tel Aviv show

Italian actress Sophia Loren is coming to Tel Aviv’s Mann Auditorium on Nov 25 as part of her one-woman worldwide tour. The 81-year-old Loren will share memories of her Hollywood career and her life in Italy, play clips of her favorite scenes and answer audience questions.
http://www.timesofisrael.com/sophia-loren-to-bring-her-trunk-of-memories-to-tel-aviv/

The Eilat International marathon

Register now for Israel’s unique Desert Marathon, taking place in Eilat on Nov 18.

http://desertrun.co.il/en/

 

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