The Cabinet: timely improv
What: The Incubator Theater presents original and innovative theater, which is both entertaining and thought-provoking. This Thursday night catch "The Cabinet": an improv show in which the actors take on the hottest events of the week. A non-censored satire with audience participation. (In Hebrew.)
When: May 1 at 20:30
Red Groove at Khanale
What: Red Groove, the band that fuses Israeli “laugh-n-roll”, hallucination and personalities from the past, hits the stage this Thursday night at Khanale with a special live show titled “Friends since 3rd Grade” in honor of Labor Day. It’s not just a performance, it’s a whole show! With a warm up act by Karaoke Mike.
When: May 1 at 22:30
What: The Ah, Jerusalem! weekly Friday Matinee at the Tower of David Museum continues this Friday! The English-language musical, performed by an outstanding cast of seven singer-actors, tells the story the Axelrod family who, on the eve of a trip to Cancun, change their plans and visit Jerusalem thanks to a dreamlike visit by a family ancestor. In English.
When: May 2 at 15:00
Twenty-four hours of remembrance
What: Israel's Memorial Day (Yom HaZikaron) will be marked on Sunday night and Monday by sirens and ceremonies. A memorial day sing along featuring independence fighters' songs will take place at the Gerard Bechar Center on Sunday night with special guest musicians, a sing along, and readings.
When: May 4-5
Nighttime Knockout and Boogie
What: Celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut eve in Jerusalem with live performances and parties around town.The Tower of David invites you to a 12 hour celebration with study sessions, partying and performances. Or Boogie all night long at the Gerard Bechar Center with great music and lots of great energy and happiness.
When: May 5 beginning at 20:30 and throughout the night
Celebrate with the JSO
What: The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra presents a specialIndependence Day concert on Monday evening. The program includes Arie Shapira - Concerto for Piano & Orchestra, Piazzolla - The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, and Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5.
When: May 5 at 21:30
Independence Day in the City
What: Looking to escape the shaving cream fights and smoke filled barbecue haze on Yom Ha'atzmaut? Head over to Ammunition Hill for a sing along in the evening, followed by a day of free or cheap events at Jerusalem's museums and cultural institutions including the Begin Museum, the Bloomfield Science Museum, the Tower of David, a Kolben Dance performance and Incubator Theater performance.
When: May 6th all day long
Lily Franco Band at Nocturno
What: Nocturno's spring "Live Music on Wednesday Nights" series continues next Wednesday with a live show by the Lily Franco band featuring music from their second album “It’s a Wonderful and Dark World,” including the clip “Eshet Ish,” which has become a radio hit and a regular on Galgalaz’s play list.
When: May 7 at 21:30
New Discovery: The Spring Citadel
What: New and Groundbreaking Canaanite Discovery: Following fifteen years of excavation work, the Spring Citadel will be opened to visitors at the City of David, incorporating advanced technological innovations, taking the visitors 3,800 back in time. The visit to the Spring Citadel is part of the comprehensive tour of the biblical City of David.
When: Ongoing at the City of David
Shipudei Hatikva is the largest meat restaurant chain in Israel, serving a large clientele of daily customers for over 30 years. The restaurant offers generous portions and features a rich meat menu, salads, kid meals, home-style dishes, and of course desserts to end off on a sweet note. The new Jerusalem branch, which holds Beit Yosef Mehadrin Kashrut certification, invites you to enjoy an unforgettable experience in the heart of Jerusalem. The restaurant is spacious and includes an upper gallery which can host private events for up to 50 guests. The restaurant enjoys a steady influx of Israelis as well as tourists, who wish to be treated to a first-hand authentic Israeli experience of Israeli-style meats, hot off the grill accompanied by a huge assortment of home-made salads and of course "lafot" (flat breads) straight from the taboun.