Good News Israel presents Jewish Capoeira in Tel Aviv and Israel Space Week.
By Michael Ordman
CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT
Israeli food is “yummy”
A new Taglit tour of Israel concentrates on the culinary delights of Israel. Participants (mostly chefs) learn about Israeli cuisine, meet Israeli chefs and visit organic farms in the desert, boutique wineries and markets. A participant described it as a “bonding experience with the land through food.”
Israel Space Week
During its annual Space Week Israel launched an “out of this world” website on Israeli activities related to space. There were also 25 free activities including observations of Jupiter, workshops for building satellite and space vehicle models, planetarium shows, an intergalactic light show and much more.
Jewish Capoeira in Tel Aviv
Ultra Orthodox Jew Micky Hayat belongs to the Abada Capoeira training group near Tel Aviv Port. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines dance, acrobatics and music. Micky teaches over 200 students, while seeking to promote martial arts in the ultra orthodox sector in Israel.
“The largest sports event in Israel’s history”
The 2015 Tel Aviv Marathon on Feb 27th has attracted 40,000 runners. 110,000 more will take part in the half-marathon, the 10km and 5km races and the hand-cycle race.
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