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Germans in Tel-Aviv: From Sarona to Salon Berlin

Studientag für Studenten der Universität Ben Gurion

One day tour for students on the subject of German life in Tel-Aviv over the years, starting with the history the Templers settlement of Sarona and learning further about the political and social role that immigrants from Germany played in Israel.


Germans in Tel-Aviv-Yaffo: From Sarona to Salon Berlin

Thursday, May 26th, 2016


10:00-12:30 – Tour in Sarona: German immigrants in Tel-Aviv-Yaffo

We will start the day with a study tour on the subject of German life in Tel-Aviv throughout the years:

While exploring the fascinating history of the Templers in the settlement of Sarona, we will also get the chance to visit the mysterious Templers tunnels. In addition we will learn about the political and social role that the Jewish immigrants from Germany played in Israel before its independence and during its first years.

Guide: Paul Kedem Rakover, expert on history and culture, Tel-Aviv Global & Tourism

12:30 – 13:00 – Break and Refreshments

Location: Hamoshava square, Sarona

13:00 – 14:00 – Culinary lecture: The German Kitchen in Israel

We will hear a lecture about German cuisine and the influence of German kitchen in Israel.

Lecturer: Tom Franz, Chef, 3rd season winner of the Israeli TV show “Master Chef”

14:00 – 15:30 – Visit to the embassy: The Influence of Germany in Israel nowadays

•Welcome address by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel director Dr. Michael Borchard

We will visit the German Embassy in Tel-Aviv and learn about Germans living in Israel today. We will hear a briefing about German associations and organizations that are working in Israel and learn about the political role that Germany has been playing in Israeli society in recent years.

Speaker: Ms Monika Iwersen, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Tel Aviv

15:30 – 17:00 – Bavarian Beer Garden

We will finish the day with an open air lunch that will include some Bavarian specialties and beer.

Location: Beer Garden, Sarona

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