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Tel Aviv Events & Highlights - January 2011

Tel Aviv Highlights – January 2011

Tel Aviv Highlights – January 2011

A new year is upon us, and here are some of the events coming up in January 2011.


Iceberg  ice cream Chocolate Festival
One of the city's best ice cream places is celebrating its annual chocolate festival. This time around, there are 12 new chocolate-based flavors (white-chocolate and strawberry marshmallows, Nutella, chocolate and coffee just to name a few), and a wide variety of desserts and hot chocolate beverages (until January 8th).


The Story of Iranian Jewry: an exhibition
Beit Hatfutsot Museum (at Tel Aviv University) showcases one of the oldest Jewish communities in the Diaspora. The exhibition covers more than 2,700 years of Iranian Jewry, and focuses on political, cultural and social aspects (until April 30th, not on Saturdays).


A Jazz concert: Pop and Rock in Jazz- Stefano Bollani
A world-wide premiere, the famous Italian pianist Stefano Bollani will play Jazz adaptations to famous rock and pop classics (14th January, Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center ).


A Historic Tour of Neve Tzedek : Rokach House
Neve Tzedek is the first Jewish Neighborhood built outside of Jaffa. Founded in 1187, it consists of many gems. Rokach house, is one of them.  The house, which was inhabited by Shimon Rokach, one of the founders of Neve Tzedek, was one of the first ten houses in the neighborhood. When Mr. Rokach passed away in 1922 the house was donated to the city of Tel Aviv. Rokach house was in a state of neglect until it was purchased by Mr. Rokach's granddaughter and turned into a museum in 1984. Today the house is used as a children's theatre, an art gallery and a museum dedicated to the history of the first Jewish neighborhood in Tel Aviv (36 Rokach st.).

Culinary Excursion in Jaffa: in the trail of the Falafel
Ever wondered about the source of Humus? How it came to be the Israeli national dish? Discover the answers to this in Jaffa, presumably the best city to realize your Humus fantasies. This culinary tour will bring you to the city's hidden spots of great Humus and its numerous combinations and variations, like Humus and Ful (Fava beans). (January 20th, 60 NIS for excursion and tastings. For more info call 03-5177304)



The City Designers Fair
Are you dreaming about purchasing your very own locally made sweater, dress or scarf? Perhaps you wish to bring a special gift to a loved-one back home? This must be your lucky day because Tel Aviv's finest, coolest and most stylish designers will be offering their designs at discount prices for three days. (January 13th – 15th , entrance fee: 15 NIS, Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds, Pavilion 10). 


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