Post 336: More August Events including Tisha B’ Av walk around the Old City Walls -Animix, the International Animation, Comics and Caricature Festival, will take place from August 2 – 6, 2016 at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque.Thursday, August 4th TOUR: BUYCOTT: ARTISTS OF THE SHOMRON (SAMARIA)

Mike Reiss/Illustration: Moshik LinMike Reiss/Illustration: Moshik Lin

Animix, the International Animation, Comics and Caricature Festival, will take place from August 2 – 6, 2016 at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque. Some highlights: Comedy writer Mike Reiss will talk about The Simpsons and more; ASIFA (the Israeli chapter ofAssociation Internationale du Film d’Animation), will present their annual awards, and lots of animation features and shorts! Don’t miss Michael Dudok De Witt’s debut feature –The Red Turtle! More details: The full program is available (in Hebrew) on the Animix website. Ticket prices range from 27 – 52 NIS, depending on the program, to order, call: 03-6060800, ext. 9. Tickets are also available via the Animix andTel Aviv Cinematheque websites. Animix is produced in cooperation with the Tel Aviv Municipality Department of Performances, Tel Aviv Cinematheque and the Ministry of Culture – Israeli Cinema Council. Artistic director: Nissim Hezkiyahu, Animation curator: Dudu Shalita, Producer: Galit Bersky.

More August Events:

Thursday, August 4th

TOUR: BUYCOTT: ARTISTS OF THE SHOMRON (SAMARIA)

Organized by One Israel Fund. Meet creative people in their hilly surroundings and take home some of the Shomron.

Beginning at the ceramics and pottery at Shvutya’s Studio in Givat Har’el.

Then to Yitzhar and the Brazilian-born silversmith and jewelry desinger Ma’ayan Ayash.

Dairy lunch at the Tura Boutique Winery of vintners Vered & Erez ben

Sa’adon in Rachelim.

In Shilo, Suri & Marc Provisor of One Israel Fund present their artistic sides; also Suri’s weaving and Marc’s oil paintings.

Then to Kida for the glass art items of Ma’anit.

Last stop Ofra to see daring exhibits at Yossi Gur Aryeh’s metal art workshop

This is a unique opportunity to buy directly from the artists. Meet very special people and push back against BDS.

Bring checks books, cash or credit cards.

Leaving Jerusalem from the Liberty Bell Parking Lot at 8:15 am, and returning at approximately 6 pm.

Cost 280 shekels ($75) per participant ($65 for students studying in Israel and children 12 and under).

For more information: daytrips@oneisraelfund.org or call Eve Harow 052.552.7945 (Israel) In English.

Friday, August 5th at 9 am

TALK:

With Datya Yitzhaki, spokeswoman for the Settler Movement. Organized by Women in Green. Takes place at the Oz VeGa’on

Nature Reserve, near Gush Etzion. Information: Yehudit Katsover 050-7161818 or Nadia Matar 050-5500534. For transportation:

Renee Margolis 052-3294194. http://www.womeningreen.org/ Admission free. Donations welcome. In Hebrew with English

translation.

Monday, August 8th at 8 pm

מלחמת אחים – לעולם לא עוד AGAIN NEVER – WAR CIVIL: TALK

Speaker: Dr. Anat Roth, Director of Megalim – the Institute of Higher Learning at Ir David, Jerusalem. Political Science

Researcher, Political Activist and author of “Not at any Price.” Former Peace Now activist, now member of Habayit Hayehudi.

At the Menachem Begin Heritage Center, 6 Naḥon Street (near Khan Theater), Jerusalem. http://www.begincenter.org.il/ Phone

02-5652011. Admission 30 shekels. In Hebrew.

Monday, August 8th and Tuesday, August 16th at 9.30 am

TOURS: JERUSALEM – INSIDE OUT

With Shalom Pollack.

Itinerary; Samuel’s Tomb (Shmuel Hanavi), overlooking magnificent view of Jerusalem and surroundings from the roof of the Crusader castle above the tomb; Mount Zion and the refurbished tomb of King David, the Chamber of the Holocaust; Zion Gate and the 1948 and 1967 war stories.

Mount of Olives the world’s oldest Jewish cemetery, with panoramic view of the Temple Mount. Visit Jews claiming their rights despite heavy political criticism.

Shimon Hatzadik’s tomb and the renewed Jewish neighborhood there. Meet Jewish residents renewing Jewish life in places from where Jews had been expelled in the 1948 War. Enter the ancient catacombs of the Sanhedrin.

Departure and return for both dates, from the Inbal Hotel, Jabotinsky Street at 9:30 am.

Return at 5 pm. Bring your own lunch. Cost: 150 Shekels

Prior reservation essential. shalompollack613@gmail.com More info: http://www.shalompollacktours.co.il In English.

Friday, August 12th at 9 am

TALK: THE JEWISH CONNECTION TO THE TEMPLE MOUNT

Anya and Meir Antopolovski, Temple Mount Faithful. Organized by Women in Green. Takes place at the Oz VeGa’on Nature Reserve, near Gush Etzion. Information: Yehudit Katsover 050-7161818 or Nadia Matar 050-5500534. For transportation: Renee Margolis 052-3294194. http://www.womeningreen.org/ Admission free. Donations welcome. In Hebrew with English translation.

Saturday, August 13th (Motsaei Shabbat) starting at 9.30 pm.

WALK: TISHA B’AV WALK AROUND THE WALLS OF THE OLD CITY .

22nd year of this stirring annual walk around the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. Starting at 9:30 pm with a reading of the Book of Lamentations (Eicha) in Independence Park on Agron Street.

The Walk begins at 10.30 pm.

The route will be: The New Gate, Damascus Gate, Flowers Gate (Herod’s Gate). At the Lion’s Gate the procession will stop to hear the following speakers and then continue till the Western Wall (Kotel).

Minister Zeev Elkin, minister of Jerusalem Affairs,

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan,

MK Rabbi Yehuda Glick,

Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Dov Kalmanovitch,

Former Knesset Member Prof. Arieh Eldad,

Rina Ariel, mother of Hallel Yaffa Ariel, murdered on June 13th by terrorist.

One of the most inspiring events of the year.

Organized by Women in Green. http://www.womeningreen.org Admission free. Donations welcome. In Hebrew

Monday, August 15th at 11 am

TOUR: WALKING TOUR OF MOUNT ZION

With Shalom Pollack. Meet at Zion Gate at 11:00 am. Tour is on foot. Visiting sites on Mt Zion and part of the Jewish Quarter.

Approx. 3 hours. Cost 50 shekels. Prior reservation essential. shalompollack613@gmail.com More info:

http://www.shalompollacktours.co.il In English.

Wednesday, August 24th

LECTURE: DEFENSE OF ISRAEL’S NORTHERN FRONT — בצפון הביטחון תפיסת

Speaker: Raffa Abu Tareef. An event for the military. Closed to the general public. Organized by Yeda

.Hebrew In). יד”ע)

Wednesday, August 31st

LECTURE: ISRAELI ARABS – BETWEEN INTEGRATION AND ISOLATION

ערביי ישראל – בין השתלבות לבדלנות

Speaker: Raffa Abu Tareef. An event for Bank Leumi retirees, but open to the general public. In Tel Aviv. Organized by Yeda (ע”יד .(For details phone:053-2410913. email: raffa3pro@gmail.com

In Hebrew.

 

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