Haifa has a thriving community of English-speaking young adults
(ages 20 and 30).  A planning committee organizes social events twice
a month to help connect young adults with each other for both social
and professional networking opportunities as well as absorption
assistance.
Join haifaenglishspeakers@yahoogroups.com
May in Haifa 2017
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On April 30, from sunset and May 1, Yom HaZikaron,  for soldiers killed in the wars of Israel and victims of terrorism

On May 3, 16:00, Soirée Française, Grand finale of the French song and theater.contest
The finale is the result of an annual competition which has existed for about twenty years and which brings together 80 students - from the grades 4th to 1st -
from eleven institutions all over Israel. Competitors must either sing a French song or play an excerpt from a French play. This year, 25 tracks will be
presented. Great prices: language studies in France or computers for the best. In the presence of the Consule de France in Haifa, Ms Catherine Crosnier and
the Counselor for Cooperation and Cultural Action at the French Embassy in Israel and Director of the French Institute of Israel, Barbara Wolffer, The
Ministry of Education and representatives of the French Institute. Free admission Reservations: 04-8312333,
Krieger auditorium, Haifa

On May 3, 4, 5, 6,
Jane’s Walks in Haifa    

On May 4, 20:00, Poetry Slam, AnonymX: The End of the Privacy Era, Haifa Art Museum
On May 4, 21: 00, Jane’s walk, steps in Haifa, Indie Stairs, march led by Hen Zach, meeting at the entrance of Gan HaEm, Haifa

On May 5, 10:00, Second World War Veterans' Day, followed by a ceremony with Yulia Streim, deputy mayor of Haifa, Herzl Street, Hadar,
Haifa

On May 10, -10: 00, Symposium The end of private life the relationship between art the new phenomena of our time: voyeurism and
exhibition, 10: 00 Guided tour of the exhibition, 11:00 Welcome : Nissim Tal, CEO of the Haifa Museums and Svetlana Reingold, curator of
the Haifa Museum of Art, 11:15 The significance of intimacy in the era of surveillance cameras / Dr. David On, 12:00: Israeli Portrait /
Vardi Kahana, 12:45 Break, 13:15: Flower pot in your living room / Ariana Melamed, 14:00 Projection of an episode of the documentary
series Family and conversation with one of the creators of the series, Tomer Heymann and Barak Heymann, Haifa Art Museum

On May 11, 9:30, Europe Day @ the University of Haifa Conferences: The contemporary role of Germany and Germany, EU in the Middle
East 9: 30-12: 30, European Market, stands and info on opportunities to study in Europe, free admission, Café Deshe, University of Haifa

From May 14 to May 18, The 4th Contcomp, events related to contemporary composition, University of Haifa

On May 16, 16: 00-19: 00, Summer camps fair, information stands for parents. Hutsot HaMifratz, Haifa
On May 16, 19:30, Italian Cultural Institute, Haifa: We are glad to invite you to the show of Massimilano Finazzer Flory: Being Leonardo
da Vinci, In the presence of the Ambassador of Italy in Israel, Francesco Maria Talò, Madatech auditorium, Haifa

On May 17, -18:00. Student Unions University of Haifa, Open University, Oranim, Gordon, Academic Colleges of Western Galilee, WIZO
and Technion-Statics and Ben El Tabori- Yuval Dayan-Tikva 6- Aviv Geffen- W & W - Skazi, food complexes, drinks and bars and salsa
clubs, barbecue Festiland, Technion fairs, Haifa
On May 18, -18:00. Student Unions University of Haifa, Open University, Oranim, Gordon, Academic Colleges of Western Galilee, WIZO
and Technion - Nathan Goshen-Tuna and Nachi Nach, - Ivri Lider- Omar Adam- VINI VICI, Food complexes, drinks and bars and salsa
clubs, barbecue Festiland, fairs, Technion, Haifa

From May 18 to 20, Jacob's Ladder Festival
-Music THE ABRAMS - Canada Country Folk-Rock Bluegrass MIKA SADE Indie Folk FOREST Spiritual gypsy folk THREE WOMEN,
THREE MOTHER TONGUES UKULELES FOR PEACE Arab-Jewish youth band THE BLOOMERS Irish LIBI & THE FLASHBACK
Rock & Roll Blues SOFIA IMAS -Canada Folk, Alternative, Singer-Songwriter NEFESH MOUNTAIN -USA Jewish Bluegrass MOSHE
BEN-YOHANA Singer-Songwriter Folk Rock GALILEE THUNDER Bluegrass JACKS OF DIAMOND Country Folk Punk LUCA CIARLA-
Italy Italian & The Folk-Rock Folk-Rock THE LEE AND GIL THE GYPSY-WAY PROJECT Gypsy OFER AMICHAI Blues Folk
Americana GABRIELLA LEWIS Singer-Songwriter and Pianist THE PAZ BAND RockLARRY & MINDY Tribute to Carole King and
James Taylor GARRET SWAYNE -USA BAND Country Rock YONATAN ZILBERSHEID Hebrew Folk JL IRISH SESSION BAND
Traditional Irish music GABRIELLA LEWIS BAND Contemporary Folk, singer-songwriter DBLUES R & B Motown DORIN YANNI &
THE BAND Indie Folk Country Folk Country MALABI TROPICAL Multicultural Fiesta TRIAD Swing THE BETTY BEARS Swing
Dixieland Ragtime THE ARAVA RIDERS Bluegrass NAVA TEHILA World Jewish Music HAVURAT ATOMIC Hebrew folk World Jewish
Music,
-Dance & Movement AMERICAN FOLK DANCING with Cyrelle Forman-Soffer DANCE OF LIFE with Tedarim B'tnua RIO ABIERTO
with Estrella SWING DANCING with Holy Lindy Land
-Music Workshops MEET NEFESH MOUNTAIN with Doni and Eric UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH THE ABRAMS OPEN YOUR
VOICE, OPEN YOUR HEART with Minna Bromberg VIOLIN IMPROV WORKSHOP with Luca Ciarla UKULELE WORKSHOP with
Paul Moore
-Yoga and Tai Chi YOGA with Ruthi Soudack TAI CHI / CHI KUNG with Jonathan Abrahams YOGA FOR A HAPPY BACK with Rachel
Krentzman
-Children's Activities HANDICRAFTS with Chen TEDARIM BETNUA- KIDS with Ayala Turtz Fox SEEING INFANTS WITH NEW EYES
with Ruth Mason BASKET WEAVING with Sima Salima MUSICAL GATHERINGS with Dorit & Ilan DANCING PUPPETS with Michal
& Eliann SUPER CHARLIE'S CIRCUS CORNER with Charlie Sofair YONI THE UNIQUE UNICORN THE RING OF TURQUOISE
STORY TELLERS Stories for kids, Nof Ginossar

From May 18 to 28, 16:00, Salon Yeffe Nof, Art 3 Omanut 3 on different routes of the city in cafes, pubs, restaurants where the walls will be
used to present works of art, List of events at HaNamal 21, Haifa

On May 19, 7:30, Race with a heart, a race for the disabled, 5km, start of the race 8:00, Dado beach, Hof HaCarmel, Haifa

On May 21, 18:30, Shavuot, The 6th Jerusalem Talmud Conference, with Rabbi Idoa Alba and Abraham Blas, Dr. Hagai Amitsur, Great
Synagogue, Hadar, Haifa

On May 23, 16:30, Inauguration of a playground for disabled people by On Mayor Yona Yahav, 16:30 | Happening creation, floor games,
percussion workshop, magnetic photos, make-up, balloons 17: 45-18: 00 | Ribbon cutting ceremony 18:00 | Interactive show Beat Box * The
event will be accompanied by a sign language interpreter, Gan HaZikaron, Haifa

On May 25, Bicycle route in Western Galilee, 68km circular route around Betset, 26km from Maalot to Betset, children's and family paths -
from the caves, mountain course, Betset beach

On May 25, Wine Fair, Tasting of wine from 30 wineries, cheese shop, jams specialties, olive oil and food, musical events. Baron’s Park,
Rosh Pina


On May 26, 8:00, The 6th race of the stairs, departure from Campus HaNamal up to the top of Carmel, length of the race 3 km, difference
in height 300 meters and 1075 or 1500 steps
Five sections:
Section 1: Port Campus Boulevard HaNeviim
Section 2: HaNeviimà Arlozorov Blvd.
Section 3: Arlozoroff at the Bnei Zion Hospital
Section 4: Bnei Zion Hospital in Yeffe Nof
Section 5: Yeffe Nof a Gan HaEm

On May 27, 18:00, 80th Celebrations of the Carmel Scouts, Beit Biram, Haifa

On May 29, 30, 31, The 20th Metula Poetry Festival

On May 29, -9: 15 Opening of the Shavuot Festival, Traditional Procession marking 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem with 200
young Bnei Mitzvahs dressed in white from 30 schools, from Gan Shmuel, Moriah Avenue, to Gan Haem or There will be a ceremony
organized by the pupils of the Lycée David Yelin, Haifa

On May 30, Tikkun Leil Shavuot
On May 30, 21:30, Tikkun Leil Shavuot – Haifa, Night of meetings, experiences and learning, lectures, music, at Horev Center, Beit
Rothenberg, Tikotin Museum and the Beat Club. Night of Shavuot: Future and futurism. Evening of the Boston Haifa initiative, Bina,
congregations Moriah, Or Hadash, Ohel Avraham, and the Oranim Academic College, a unique experience combining Jewish tradition in
perception of a pluralist liberal society The main subject will be examined from different points of view by teachers and members of the
Haifa community.
21:30, Opening, Greetings and Reading of the Megilla- Room 1, 22:15, Lesson of Oranim Academic College, Room 1, 22:15, Lesson of Ohel
Abraham, Room 2, 23:30, Lesson, Room 1. , Lecture 2, Golan Ben Horin Lecture and Dalia Shaham, Room 2, 1:00, Lesson by Gershon
Neve - Room 1, 1:00, Lesson by Rabbi Hayon - Room 2, Beit Rothenberg, Haifa /
21:30, Screening of a movie, 23: 30 Reading, Ran Levi, Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa /
1:00 Show, The Beat Club, Haifa
On May 30, 22:30, Tikkun Leil Shavuot in the Community, by the organization Tsohar, 1) Lessons related to Shavuot and the Book of Ruth
2) Debate- questions meeting between religious and lay people, a joint study with religious moderators And lay. Speakers will include rabbis,
academics and educators, cultural personalities, ministers, MPs and politicians - free admission, Amami Cinema, Neve Sheanan, Haifa
On May 30, -22.45, Tikkun Leil Shavuot, - the Ahuza Religious Center in the traditional spirit, extending the Orthodox content to the study
of topical, moral, cultural and social issues, dialogue and debates on topics relevant to the religious and secular, issues related to the Shavuot
festival and the Book of Ruth, with the participation of Shay Blumenthal, Rabbi Ariel Picard, Supreme Court Judge Noam Solberg, singer
Golan Azoulay, Rebbetzin Deborah Avron, Author Judith Rotem and Michal Prince, free entry, Merkaz Horev, Haifa
22: 45-23: 30, Reading of Ruth's book and feminine Tikkun, love and grace. Dialogue between Prof. Nitza Ben-Dov and author Judith
Rotem, space 1 / Justice here and now - biblical justice for a modern country? Lecture by Rabbi Dr. Arial Picard, space 2, The actor and
singer Azoulay Golan tells, space of the Young people / Lesson of Rabbi Boaz Ganot in English, space of Anglophones,
23: 45-24: 30, Jewish Law and Israeli Law - walking together? Lecture by Judge Noam Solberg, space 1 / If you go out you will come to
wonderful places - on our own journey and our journey as a nation. Ainat Kremrr and Rabbi Boaz Genut, Youth Space / So we got the
Torah, what now, Lecture by Rebbetzin Deborah Avron, space of the Anglophones.
24: 30-1: 00, Break and refreshments.
1: 00-2: 00, The Command that speaks to me with: Shay Blumenthal, Rebbetzin Dvorah Abron, Michal Prince, Moderator Mandy
Rabinowitz, Space
2: 15-3: 00, The Jewish Handyman repairs himself, his people and the world, Ainat Kramer talks with Rabbi Dr. Arial Picard and Michal
Prince, Space 1 / Go, prove that you are a Jew. Lesson of Rabbi Boaz Ganot, Space 2.
3: 15-4: 30, Tish with Golan Azoulay and Rabbi Boaz Ganot, Space 1.
4:30, Reading the book of Ruth and the morning prayer. Space 1 / Admission is free. Details tel. 052-2305867, Merkaz Horev, Haifa
On May 31, 10:00, Nature Happening, Bat Galim, Community Garden, Free entrance, Community Garden, Bat Galim
On May 31, 19:00, Tikkun Motsei Shavuot-Center for Judaism Or Hadash,  in Music,  Sky in Water 19:00, Space IL, landing a spaceship on
the moon, Lecture by Yoav Landsman, 20:00 Havdallah festive by Rabbi Oshrat Morag and Cantor Vered Ivtsan. 20: 15 common snack. *
The public is invited to bring food. 20:45 Waterways - by Rabbi Or Zohar and his musical group, Center for Judaism Or Hadash, Haifa
Cultural activities 2016-2017 season in Haifa and in the North
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On May 1, Yom HaZikaron
On May 2, Yom HaAtsmaut
On May 30, Tikkun Leil Shavuot