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Simchat Torah in Netanya – Monday night 21 October

Join the Netanya communities for Simchat Torah – a joyous holiday celebrating the completion of the year long reading, section by section, of the five books of the Torah (Old Testament) and the beginning of a new reading cycle – on Monday night October 21, 2019 (22 Tishrei 5780), starting at 8:30 p.m., at the new Independence Square.
In the presence of Mayor Miriam Fierberg-Ikar and Chief Rabbi of Netanya, Rabbi Kalman Meir Bar

Free of charge – everyone’s invited!


Summer 2019 in Netanya ……

 A variety of summer events in different locations!

The opening of the summer events will take place on July 8 in the new Independence Square with a colourful happening, children’s play, music, workshops and a variety of activities for the whole family.    International festivals, street party for young people, white nights with sunrise and sunset concerts, hundreds of performers and original concerts – Netanya celebrates the summer.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of events throughout July and August



Join the fun – crazy Purim celebrations in Netanya Thursday 21 March 2019

Netanya celebrates Purim on 21 March – with a crazy “Adloyada” (literal English translation “until one doesn’t know”) based on the custom of being so happy (and often a little drunk) for the Jews being saved from death (by order of Haman) by Queen Esther, the Jewish wife of King Ahashverus, and Mordechai, her uncle.  No school, a family day, music, entertainment, kids and adults galore in fantastic innovative costumes, special exhibits, giant dolls, jugglers, clowns, 1,500 dancers from schools and dance groups – all in the spirit of an upside-down, confused and crazy world.

A street party for teenagers will take place on March 19 at the new Independence Square, which will turn between 12 – 4pm into a “paper square” with a variety of DJ’s and surprises.

On Thursday, March 21 from 12 – 3pm. down the length of Shalom Aleichem St. (from west to east – Ben Gurion Blvd. to Ben Zvi Blvd) with Yuval Hamebolbal (Crazy Yuval – entertainer).

Free shuttles back and forth will operate from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
* from Beit Feldman on Ben Gurion Blvd
* from the western parking lot of Netanya Stadium
* from the corner of Weizmann and Sokolov, near the public park
* from Neot Ganim Ovadia Park
* from Agamim neighborhood, 8 Agam Kinneret St., near the bus stop.

On Friday, March 22, a colourful ‘happening’ will take place in “Herzl Street mall” in the city centre (between Stampfer and Dizengoff) with dozens of street artists, stilt walkers , jugglers, live sculptures, drummers from Tremolo percussion center,  graffiti shows, dance groups, magic and children’s shows starring Livluvit, Nofiki, Nati and more.

On Friday, March 22, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

Entrance is free – everybody’s invited!


Museum of Yemenite Jews Heritage

The association for fostering society and Culture, Documentation and Research.
The Museum of the Association for fostering society and culture for preserving the heritage of the Yemenite Jewry presents to the audience the cultural treasures of the Yemenite Jewry.   
The museum displays historical photos of the Yemenite Jewish immigration and settlement in Israel. A spectacular display of original jewelry brought by the immigrants from Yemen. Rich displays depicting the way of life in Yemen, such as a “Mori” study room, the Yemenite kitchen, and more. A special section of the museum is dedicated to Yemenite manuscripts preserved hundreds of years in exile in Yemen.

Address: 11 Kikar HaAtzmaut Square, Netanya
Activity hours: Sunday – Thursday 8:30a.m. – 2:00p.m.
Group visits can be coordinated in the afternoon hours.
Phone: 09-8331325
www.teman.org.il

 


Chanukah Sameach – Candle lightings and events every night in Independence Square

Light in the Square.  

Candle lighting of the giant Hanukkah menorah (Chanukiah) in the new Independence Square (screens)  and distribution of sufganiyot (doughnuts) every evening at 6:00 p.m. by Netanya Chabad House –  Gad Machnes St 6,  and workshops for the entire family, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

For more details of daily Chanukah events in Netanya click here 

 


Netanya celebrates Sukkot 2018 (5779)

Netanya Municipality is host to a multitude of events during Chol Hamoed Sukkot: Guitar Gems with artists and ensembles from around the world, an exhibition of menorahs designed specially by artists and celebrities, observations of the planets and science workshops at the Planetanya Center for Science, Space and Culture – Ushpizin in Netanya with a variety of activities for the entire family

For detailed information of all events, please click here    http://www.netanya.muni.il



Dancing in the Square – (but no square dancing!) yet another cultural experience in Netanya

Dancing in the Square is part and parcel of Netanya’s culture and happens every year on Saturday evenings.  Even if you don’t know traditional and/or more modern Israeli folk dancing, you’ll soon pick it up from the many many experienced participants. The music alone is lovely to listen to and the dancing is a delight to watch.  The upcoming evenings are  Saturday 18th and 25th August  – from 21.00 to midnight.


Summer of festivals in Netanya – August events

August 14-16 The Netanya International Clowning Festival returns for the fifth year – this year with special performances celebrating the 70th anniversary of Israeli clowning.  The festival will include performances in the halls of the Municipal Cultural Center, the streets of the city and Independence Square.

August 28-30

During the Festi-Vocal, Netanya salutes Israeli singing in three major performances – a tribute to all the generations of winners of the Israel Prize, an evening of songs by Yossi Banai and a tribute to 70 years of Mizrahi (oriental) music.  With the participation of music stars and singing groups from around the country,

Master classes and lectures with Yoav Kutner, Yoav Ginai, Yoram Rotem and others.