As a new year begins, there are loads of great events and other things to do in Israel in January 2018. January starts with a bang with cultural, sporting, and music events taking place across Israel, a testimony to the rich cultural life of Israel.
January 2018 events in Israel
Salt crystals in the Dead Sea. Despite the winter across much of Israel, you can still float in the Dead Sea during January. Image: Flavio Grynszpan.
January 5 – Sea of Galilee Marathon. The ‘lowest marathon in the world’ takes place, attracting runners from around the world who take part in this scenic course alongside the Sea of Galilee.
January 8 – American comedian Chris Rock will perform in Tel Aviv!
January 16-20 – First edition of the African Film Festival in Tel Aviv