By Michael Ordman
CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT
By the rivers of Babylon
Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum is exhibiting a never-before showcased collection of one hundred 2500-year-old clay tablets, detailing the life of Jews exiled from Judea by the Babylonians under King Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BCE. The Al-Yahudu tablets even contain the family name Netanyahu.
Raise your glasses at kosher wine festival
The fourth annual Jerusalem Kosher Wine Festival takes place on 11-12 Feb. More than 40 wineries will be exhibiting their products at the International Convention Center. In addition, some of Israel’s top chefs will be giving sessions on cooking with kosher wine.
Enjoy the Winter Noise
Jerusalem’s Shaon Horef is a series of Monday night (loud) music events throughout February. Wander into the Machane Yehuda market to hear what’s happening.
Or the Jewish “Voice”
The new TV series, Hakol Haba (The Next Voice) is a religious version of “The Voice” or “A Star is Born” (Kohav Nolad).
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