The Artsy Outsiders Behind Israel's Burning Man

Dozens of Israeli artists are spending their time and money producing the Midburn festival, which has already sold nearly 2,000 tickets.

As the Shavuot holiday approaches, the work of a small group of people from the Ein Vered moshav is reaching its peak. Every day, under the radar, and for no pay, they labor to join wooden boards and forge iron to build huge installations that will eventually be burned. All this work is being done in preparation for the upcoming first-ever Midburn festival, an Israeli version of the...