Fiddler on the Roof - the famous musical, is celebrating 50 years since it was first produced on Broadway. Just in time for the anniversary of that global phenomenon, The Light Opera Group of the Negev (LOGON), will be staging the musical drama in February and March 2015 throughout the country.

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Milkman who Conquered the World
Category: Arts
Issue No. 177
 

This museum, with free entrance, provides historical details of the early days of Kibbutz Geva and an interesting comparison of the general ease of life for today's members and the true hardships of the pioneer beginners. The many achievements are displayed with pride and include a tribute to long serving nurse, Fania Ram, who died aged 97.

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Guarding the past with an eye to the future
Category: Arts
Issue No. 176
 

In her usual interesting and informative way Barbara Blum tells us of Beethoven's successors. It was no small challenge creating music in the shadow of the great master but they managed to develop their own styles and make their mark on the history of classical music

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Brahms: Composer who succeeded Beethoven
Category: Arts
Issue No. 176
 

The last concert of the Intermezzo series given by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra was a thrilling event of the highest quality. Irving Spitz was impressed by the performance of the orchestra and conductor, and provides a detailed review of the pieces performed. He was particularly impressed by the soloist Daniil Trifonov who he says "gave a dazzling, impeccable, authoritative and majestic account" of Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto

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A grand Grand Finale
Category: Arts
Issue No. 176
 

Irving Spitz reviews a memorable concert given by The Carmel Quartet, one of the foremost Israeli chamber groups. The evening included an entertaining yet sophisticated lecture given by musicologist Yoel Greenberg, who is also the quartet’s violist. The quartet was joined by cellist Hillel Zori Irving for a highly impressive rendition of Scubert's String Quintet in C major.

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A quartet of note . . . explanatory ones
Category: Arts
Issue No. 176
 

A review of Jon Favreau’s latest film, Chef, a light comedy that speaks from the heart about gastronomy and relationships.

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Cooking up laughs in the kitchen
Category: Arts
Issue No. 176
 

Here's a chance for the younger generation to prove their skills!

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Children’s Chagim Cover Contest
Category: Arts Community
Issue No. 175
 

Helen highly recommends the exhibition at the Israel Museum - Dress Codes: Revealing the Jewish Wardrobe. The fascinating exhibition reveals how local habitat strongly influenced Jewish wardrobes. Most of the clothes come from communities from Egypt and Tunisia on the west to Iran and India on the east whereas few garments from Nazi occupied Europe survived the Holocaust.

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Recalling the way we wear
Category: Arts
Issue No. 175
 

ENJOY a new once-a-month walk to four different Ein Hod artists and residents

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The unseen artists in their studios
Category: Arts
Issue No. 175
 

An important element of Jewish history, ORT, the Organization for Rehabilitation through Training, is a splendid Jewish charity that includes carpet weaving. More than 100,000 people in Israel alone owe their skills, trades and vocations to ORT. This article details the different intricacies of three special rugs that incorporate Jewish cultural forms.

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Rugs that depict Jewish culture
Category: Arts
Issue No. 175
 
 
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