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Natasha Kirtchuk, (R), reporter with i24NEWS, get an up-close look at a knafeh flipping at the Eat Tel Aviv food festival, Tel Aviv, May 23, 2022.

Tel Aviv hosts Israel's largest food festival after 2-year Covid break

Dozens of restaurants from across the country offering their dishes at 'Tel Aviv Eat'

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Brazilian artist Rodrigo Castro Artilheiro and his sculpture of Israeli prime minister Golda Meir.

Brazilian artist's 'Golda Meir' bust on display in Israel

'I love this country and especially Golda Meir. Everything that she did for the country.'

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Exposition Immersive Frida Kahlo le 11 mars 2022 à San Francisco en Californie

Israel: Unique exhibition on the work of Frida Kahlo

The different periods of Frida Kahlo's life will be uniquely projected on 1,000 square meters

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Honorary degree recipient US journalist Jodi Kantor at the honorary degrees conferment ceremony, May 12, 2022, Tel Aviv University Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Tel Aviv University honors journalist who exposed Harvey Weinstein

New York Times correspondent Jodi Kantor receives honorary degree from Israeli institution

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Cette photo prise le 3 mai 2018 montre un portrait de Théodore Herzl, le père du sionisme, accroché dans la salle où l'indépendance d'Israël a été déclarée le 14 mai 1948 à  à Tel-Aviv

Israel: Original manuscript of Theodor Herzl's novel exhibited to the public for the first time

‘Altneuland’ describes the vision of the Jewish state by the founder of Zionism

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Singer Michael Ben David performs on behalf of Israel during the second semifinal of the Eurovision Song contest 2022 on May 12, 2022 at the Pala Alpitour venue in Turin, Italy.

Israel does not qualify for Eurovision finals, first time since 2014

Israel's current champion is Netta Barzilai, with her song 'Toy' winning in 2018

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Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs onstage during the Simon Wiesenthal Center National Tribute Dinner at The Beverly Hilton on April 27, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California.

Maroon 5 rocks Tel Aviv with 2 sold-out shows at Hayarkon Park

'I’ve never been to Israel before and I have to tell you, this place is incredible'

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Maroon 5's singer, Adam Levine, visits the Western Wall, in the Old City of Jerusalem on May 8, 2022.

Maroon 5 visits Western Wall before concerts in Tel Aviv

The band will play two concerts at Hayarkon Park on Tuesday

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Israeli model Bar Refaeli arrives on August 29, 2019 for the screening of the film "Ad Astra" during the 76th Venice Film Festival at Venice Lido.

Terror attack in Elad: Bar Refaeli challenges Bella Hadid on Instagram

Hadid is a fierce opponent of the Jewish state

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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett at the annual Bible Quiz held at the Jerusalem Theatre on Israel's Independence Day, on May 5, 2022.

Israel: Two teens tie for first place in International Bible Quiz

The competition has contestants answer trivia questions about details from biblical books

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Singer Achinoam Nini (L), also known professionally as Noa, performs during a memorial ceremony in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 30, 2017, as Israel marks its annual Memorial Day.

Music takes center stage on Israel's Memorial Day

'With such a small country, we only have each other, and the only language that connects all of us is music'

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Victoire d'Israël lors de la grande finale du Concours Eurovision de la chanson à Lisbonne, au Portugal, le 13 mai 2018

Report: Israel’s Eurovision singer set for contest after solution found

Michael Ben David and the first half of the delegation will reportedly depart for Italy on Sunday

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Artist Haya Hamalka displays her work to i24NEWS at the Tribal Art & Israeli Art Gallery in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 25, 2022.

Israeli artist draws on feminine motifs for tribal paintings

'It's called ‘In the Magic of Seven,’ because it’s seven chakras, seven energy, seven women'

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50 Cent performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 56 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals, February 13, 2022, in Inglewood, California.

US rapper 50 Cent to perform in Israel this summer

Tel Aviv show on July 4 part of music star's world tour that kicks off in June in London

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Policemen barricade the entrance of the Munich Olympic village, on September 5, 1972 after Palestinian terrorists stormed the Israeli athletes' quarters

Libya allegedly involved in 1972 Munich Olympics attack

Muammar Gaddafi supported the Palestinian terror attack that killed 11 Israelis, according to new report

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Eyal Israel, the owner of Carmey Avdat Farm, speaks to i24NEWS from Israel's southern Negev desert on April 17, 2022.

Wineries in Negev desert aim to create Israel’s ‘Napa Valley’

Schwartz-Shimoni says that 'It can be a targeted kind of tourism for people who love wine'

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A water fountain depicting St George slaying a dragon, in the center of Ghajar, February 25, 2022.

Ghajar: Israel's Syrian-Alawite village half in Lebanon

Israel's political map is notoriously complicated. Few places exemplify that more than this Alawite community

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Victoire d'Israël lors de la grande finale du Concours Eurovision de la chanson à Lisbonne, au Portugal, le 13 mai 2018

Israeli Eurovision participation in jeopardy amid strike at Foreign Affairs Ministry

Security of Israeli delegation to Turin, Italy not guaranteed

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Members of Citi Zeni, Latvia's band entry for the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, pose with i24NEWS reporter Emily Frances in Jerusalem.

Eurovision artists perform in Israel ahead of song contest

'It is my first time in Israel, and visiting Jerusalem has been an amazing experience so far' Muscat says

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Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizaballa leads the procession on Palm Sunday, in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem's Old City on April 10, 2022.

Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre welcomes Palm Sunday worshipers

'We have a lot of pilgrims, a lot of local Christians. We are very happy'

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Cast members of "The Lesson" celebrate as they receive the Best Series award during the closing night of the 5th Cannes International Series Festival (Canneseries) in Cannes, southern France on April 6, 2022.

Canneseries crowns Israeli series 'The Lesson'

Series traces repercussions of a political discussion that degenerates between a teacher and his student

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Culture and Sports Minister, Chili Tropper speaks during a press conference ahead of Independence Day ceremony, in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 6, 2022.

Israel: Independence Day event will not have fireworks, due to PTSD concerns

'The ceremony will emphasize the common good,' says Culture and Sports Minister Chili Tropper

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Kalush Orchestra, Ukraine’s entry for the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, performs for Ukrainian Jewish refugees during a show at a hotel in Jerusalem on April 5, 2022.

Ukraine’s Eurovision band calls for end to war at Israel event

'If every day you do something to end the war, this war will not happen in other countries'

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A member of the Israeli security forces carries flags of Hamas found near Ramallah, the West Bank, on October 8, 2015.

Israeli college cancels show over art ‘resembling Hamas flag’

The text 'could undergo certain adaptations… That is its beauty… it embodies no violence at all'