RELIGION & TRADITION
The one-kilometer Independence Trail takes visitors past 10 heritage sites connected by a golden path that snakes through the streets of Tel Aviv. At each of the 10 stops, information about the location will appear on a downloadable mobile app, explaining its historical context and background. Visitors can also guide themselves along the trail using a map available in eight languages: Hebrew, English, French, Spanish, German, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian. The trail begins with the founding of Tel Aviv in 1909 and ends at Independence Hall, where on May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion read the Declaration of Independence as Israel was declared an independent Jewish state.
COEXISTENCE: THE ARAB-JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
Coexistence between Jews and Arabs is of great importance in Tel Aviv-Yafo. The Arab-Jewish Community Center works to bridge the gap between these two communities by finding common ground, while still celebrating their cultural differences. Meet the children who frequent the Center, engage with them as they take part in various sporting activities, listen in on their bilingual storytelling sessions, and speak with them about how the Center has instilled within them the value of coexistence.
What is Kabbalah and what makes celebrities and millions of people around the world so curious about it? The Kabbalah Centre invites you to a short introductory lecture about Kabbalah, including a tour in our beautiful building. Visit our bookstore, and learn about the Kabbalistic traditions such as the Red string, 72 names of God, the Hebrew letters and more.
SHABBAT CEREMONY AT INTERNATIONAL SYNAGOGUE
The Tel Aviv International Synagogue is Modern-Orthodox synagogue that preaches acceptance and mutual respect, bringing together thousands of people from all walks of life , secular and religious, "Olim" (immigrants to Israel) and Israelis, Ashkenazi Jews and Sephardi Jews. The synagogue offers innovative spiritual, cultural, social, and educational programs in a warm, accepting, and non-judgmental environment.
"ELMINA"- JEWISH ARAB THEATER FOR YOUTH
The Elmina Theater is a multicultural theater for children and youth from different cultural and religious backgrounds. Join us for an intimate discussion with the theater's actors as we discuss the cultural complexities and the bilingual plays performed for Arab and Jewish children.