Haaretz - Arts and Leisure Jerusalem, medieval capital of the world, reimagined 2016-10-22T14:49:24.000000Z Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York exhibits testimony of Middle Age Jerusalem’s rich aesthetic imprint and attachment to Jews, Muslims and Christians. Israeli indie duo The Aprons make minimalist music with a huge sound 2016-10-17T01:13:56.000000Z The new album by The Aprons might seem like a routine derivative of the dream-pop aesthetic, but the picture is much clearer than that. The real Sherlock Holmes of Tel Aviv 2016-10-15T07:18:31.000000Z Israel’s first conference devoted to Hebrew-language detective fiction proved a stark reminder that few fictional private eyes have left a mark on Israeli literature — although one has come close. Israeli artist takes on Picasso's graphic legacy and comes out on top 2016-10-13T20:25:09.000000Z Picasso finds a new voice in an exhibition of Yair Perez’s work, which in turn links up to the paintings of Assaf Rahat. Why I’ll vote for Benjamin Netanyahu in the next election 2016-10-11T14:33:12.000000Z My magic wand: A short story by Leonid Pekarovsky. Israeli singer Dikla says goodbye to solitude, but loses some of her charm 2016-10-09T03:47:16.000000Z Dikla's new album, ‘Sippur Optimi,’ lacks the magnificent melodies of its predecessor. The musical adventures of two Israeli string players 2016-10-08T03:03:45.000000Z New discs by Israeli violinist Itamar Zorman and violist Guy Ben-Ziony overflow with originality and artistic integrity. Israeli artist's video installation about Palestinian city fails to chip away at Arab stereotype 2016-10-02T07:47:00.000000Z But the major failing of Gaston Zvi Ickowicz’s 'The City of Rawabi' is in its erotic aspect. Israeli musicians struggle for inspiration: Three new singles 2016-10-02T06:51:08.000000Z Eviatar Banai’s sincerity and humor are no longer sufficient, Amir Benayoun is too faithful to his wife, and Haim Ifergan misses the mark. Israeli dance company puts a brand-spanking-new twist on folk 2016-09-27T20:50:03.000000Z Mor Shani and the Inbal dancers have created a melting pot of folk dances through the ages. While some elements of ‘Simple Dance’ fall short, overall it’s a refreshing piece, complete with violent moves bordering on the erotic.