Clock change – Fall back – 29 October 2017

Early reminder about the upcoming clock change.

In Israel, Daylight Saving Time comes to an end on the last Sunday of October, when clocks are set back, by one hour.

Oct 29, 2017 – Daylight Saving Time Ends when local time is about to reach Sunday, October 29, 2017, 02:00:00 clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 29, 2017, 01:00:00 local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Oct 29, 2017 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.

Mandatory driving regulations and road safety tips for Israel

In Israel, from November 1st when the winter months officially begin, it is mandatory for all drivers to turn their vehicle headlights on when driving on inter-city roads. (Bus drivers, taxi drivers and truck drivers must keep their headlights on city roads as well as inter-city roads).
This requirement remains in effect until March 31st.
For a full list of tips see

The Netanya Triathlon (and road closures) 20.10.17

The 15th Netanya Triathlon will be held on Friday, 20.10.17 from 06:30 on the Lagoon Beach (Argaman).

Details and registration on the triathlon website
The public is invited to watch and encourage the participants.

Please click here for information regarding the road closures this Friday 20 October 2017.

An important message to bathers and surfers at Netanya’s beaches

Due to the end of the bathing season Netanya Municipality informs bathers about the closure of the rescue stations on Netanya beaches (life guard stations) starting on Wednesday, 25.10.17 at the end of the bathing day.

Station No. 1 at Sanz Beach and Station No. 9 at Poleg Beach will be closed for bathing as of Thursday, 19.10.17 At the end of the bathing day, Sironit Beach A (Station No. 5) will continue to operate for the winter swimmers from 8:30 to half an hour before sunset and at winter time from 8:00 to sunset.
Unprotected bathing is prohibited and life-threatening
The public is asked not to approach the cliffs, both on the upper part as a lookout and at their base because of the danger of collapse!

For Hebrew version click here

Sukkot Celebrations 2017 in Netanya

Information from the Netanya Municipality

The City’s Succah

A Sukkah equipped with the four species will be open to the general public during the holiday in the new Independence Square.


Dancing Sukkot in the square

Yaron Carmel in a great folk dance celebration of all times, Saturday 7.10, New Independence Square, 20:00


The Netanya Wine Festival 2017

Monday – Tuesday, Chol HaMoed Sukkot, October 9-10

Between the hours of 18: 00-23:00 in the new Independence Square

Enjoy a wine tasting fair of 25 boutique wineries made in Israel. Cheese delicacies, quality breads and pastries, artist performances, an elegant atmosphere and more.


Samba Du Bon band, Compact Jazz band


The “Keys” group, Arkadi Duchin Live

An unlimited tasting cup for only 35 NIS. For ages 18+. Children up to age 10 accompanied by an adult


Simchat Beit Hashoeva in the Well House


Experiences of “water and fire”

Water activities and soap bubbles for children, guided tours of the museum exhibition, and watching the well working and drawing water: 9:45, 10:45

“Water and Fire” juggleries with stage artist Nitzan Hess, inspired by the story “The Story of the loss of the princess” / Rabbi Nachman of Breslov.

Entrance fee for children aged 4 and up. Details and tickets can be found at  or by telephone. 09- 7485760

Sunday, 08.10, Museum of the Well House (17 Sokolov St.) 09:30 -12:30 at the cost of only 10 NIS per child


“And you drew water with joy”

An experiential family tour on the subject of “water” throughout Netanya

On Monday, 09.10, we meet at the Museum of the Well House (17 Sokolov St.), 9:30 -12:30 at a cost of only 15 NIS per participant.

The number of places is limited!

Details and registration by phone: 09-8329940, 09-8826332 or at



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