There’s no place like the Ramon Crater for stargazing, and French-born, Israeli singer Amir Haddad will represent France at the Eurovision song contest this May in Stockholm, Sweden.
By: Michael Ordman
CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT & SPORT
There’s no place like the Ramon Crater for stargazing. This breathtaking long-exposure night sky photo gives but a glimpse of the enchanting nighttime views in the Negev desert!
Israeli represents France at Eurovision
French-born, Israeli singer Amir Haddad will represent France at the Eurovision song contest this May in Stockholm, Sweden. Haddad made Aliyah with his family at the age of 8. In 2014, Hadad came 3rd in France’s version of “The Voice,” and has since become popular in France.
Magic at Jerusalem’s Winter Noise festival
All was quiet in the City of Peace whilst Jews, Moslems and Christians enjoyed the Winter Noise festival. On four Mondays nights in February, residents and visitors enjoy colorful street performers, lectures, music and food and some even “flew” on a magic carpet.
Israel wins gold at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup
Israeli rhythmic gymnasts won a gold and two silver medals in the first World Cup Series competition of 2016 in Finland. They won one silver in the group all-around final and another in the ribbons before winning a gold in the hoops and clubs final.
The new national stadium in Haifa
Open since August 2014, the Sammy Ofer Stadium is a home to Haifa’s two football clubs and Israel’s national football team.
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