Top Choice Jazz in Mitzpe Ramon

Mitzpe Ramon Jazz Club

A respected stop on the Israeli live music circuit, this intimate venue hosts major Israeli stars as well as local artists. For details on concerts (usually jazz, blues, reggae, African or rock), see the website or …
Top Choice Live Music in Tel Aviv


This Tel Aviv institution at the southernmost point of the city is a favourite venue for reggae, electronica, funk and alternative bands. Occasionally hosts big-name acts and the vibe is always positive with a capit…
Top Choice Classical Music in Tel Aviv

Charles Bronfman Auditorium

Home to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Charles Bronfman Auditorium hosts world-class classical music performances several times a week. Look out for the occasional children's performances with stories (50NIS…
Top Choice Cinema in Tel Aviv


The flagship in a chain of Israeli cinemas featuring classic, retro, foreign, avant garde and experimental films. It often holds film festivals, such as DocAviv.
Cinema in Jerusalem


The Jerusalem Cinematheque, with its quality foreign films and miniature festivals on themes from gay cinema to China on the silver screen, is a hang-out for true movie connoisseurs. It's a favoured haunt of secular…
Live Music in Jerusalem

Yellow Submarine

Does Middle Eastern dance music or Balkan pop sound like your jam? How about soft jazz or Jewish spiritual song, or stand-up comedy (in English)? An impressively diverse program of musical and spoken-word talent tak…
Arts Centre in Nazareth

Liwan Culture Cafe

Founded to help bring cultural life back to the Old City, this cafe hosts exhibitions by Palestinian artists, most of them from the Galilee, and several free cultural events every week. A vegetarian plat du jour, co…
Theatre in Jerusalem

Time Elevator

Be jolted, sprinkled with water and blasted with sound effects along this cinematic journey through 3000 years of Jewish history. Chaim Topol – one-time star of Fiddler on the Roof – leads the audience through what …
Arts Centre in Jerusalem

Al Ma'mal Foundation

Jerusalem doesn't have many Palestinian cultural spaces left, but Al Ma’mal Art Foundation, a Palestinian art incubator, is one of the scene’s centres. Located near New Gate, this centre often has something vibrant …
Live Music in Haifa

Matnas Tverya 15

A community centre with frequent amateur concerts, performances and classes (including yoga, Pilates and tango). Art exhibitions change on a monthly basis and it's a friendly, creative space to mingle with locals. S…