Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat meets with American pop rock band OneRepublic in Jerusalem. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
One Republic


Good News Israel presents One Republic plays Yarkon Park; dragon boat races raise funds for disease research and much more.

By: Michael Ordman



Tel Aviv restaurants are “open” again

Tel Aviv’s unique “Open Restaurants” event is now in its second year. It’s an opportunity for chefs, journalists and just foodies to enjoy behind the scenes tours of over 70 restaurants, meeting Tel Aviv’s most intriguing chefs and taste their finest dishes.

Foodography – combining food and photography

This video follows last week’s article about using smartphones to capture pictures of your plate of food. It’s becoming a whole new form of entertainment.

13-year-olds unearth ancient Jerusalem wine press

A group of ultra-orthodox boys have exposed a 1400-year-old wine press in the woods near Jerusalem. The press measures 5m by 5m and is carved into the rock.

One Republic plays Yarkon Park

The American group One Republic made their first-ever visit to Israel, appearing at Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv in front of 20,000 fans as part of their “Native” world tour.,7340,L-4661011,00.html

Dragon boat races raise funds for disease research

This year’s Dragon Boat Israel Festival on the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is raising funds for medical research by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Also on sale are paddles decorated by famous Israeli artists and students at the Hadassah School for Hospitalized Children.


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