Life in Israel

Life in Israel

All Aboard

Israel Railways gets ready for a whole new ballgame with a $2 billion high-speed train that will connect Jerusalem to Tel Aviv in just…

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An Oasis in Tel Aviv

The story of an exploding landfill in Tel Aviv, once dubbed “trash mountain,” and its transformation into what has become Israel’s world-class model of…

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Making Her Mark In Israel

ISRAEL HAS BEEN PRODUCING A STRING OF GREAT ARCHITECTS IN THE PAST DECADES. NOW, ISRAEL’S CELEBRITY ARCHITECT KEDEM SHINAR MAKES HER MARK WITH THE…

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Local Fun and Leisure

  WHEN ISRAELIS HAVE DAYS OFF, ISRAEL OFFERS THEM PLENTY OF OPTIONS FOR FUN AND LEISURE. HERE WE TAKE A LOOK AT LIFE IN…

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The Powerhouse

THE TECHNION, ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, IS A PUBLIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITY IN HAIFA ESTABLISHED IN 1912. IT IS THE OLDEST UNIVERSITY IN ISRAEL, OFFERING…

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High Tech Desert Water

THE SHAFDAN WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE DAN REGION OF ISRAEL IS AN EXAMPLE TO THE WORLD OF HOW NATURE, TECHNOLOGY AND HUMAN RESOURCES…

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Train Of Gold

ARCHEOLOGICAL ARTIFACTS AND CULTURAL COMPLEXITIES POSE NO CHALLENGE FOR JERUSALEM’S LIGHT RAIL, THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORT SYSTEM THAT SINCE 2011 IS SHOWING THE WORLD THAT…

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The Heart Of Tech

THE TEL AVIV STOCK EXCHANGE, ALSO KNOWN AS TASE, IS THE HEART OF ISRAEL’S TECH-FOCUSED ECONOMY. ITS INDEX, DESPITE GEOPOLITICAL UPS AND DOWNS, CONTINUES…

Arava Journal

SITUATED IN A REMOTE PART OF THE EASTERN NEGEV, THE ARAVA IS ISRAEL’S MOST ISOLATED REGION, WHERE WATER RESOURCES ARE SCARCE, TEMPERATURES CAN SOAR…

Chic Shuks And More

FOR THOSE WHO LOVE QUALITY WINING AND DINING, CHIC SHOPPING, HISTORY AND BREATHTAKING LANDSCAPES, ISRAEL HAS IT ALL TO SATISFY THE MOST DEMANDING STANDARDS…

Eretz Alive

ISRAEL BLOSSOMS DURING ITS 65TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR. By Ross Belfer Since its establishment just 65 years ago, Israel is more alive than ever, and…

Glistening Country

KNOWLEDGEABLE TRAVELERS AND FUN-LOVING TOURISTS FIND ISRAEL THE PERFECT DESTINATION. By Ross Belfer Imagine waking up with palm trees outside of your window and…

Torch Of Knowledge In The Desert

HOW IN ONLY FOUR DECADES, DAVID BEN-GURION’S VISION OF DEVELOPMENT IN THE NEGEV HAS GROWN INTO A SOLID NATIONAL UNIVERSITY. Today, Ben-Gurion University of…

Exploring The New Haifa

As Israel’s third largest city, one of its prettiest, and a destination that is continually innovating and reinventing itself, Haifa has much to offer…

8 Points for Peace

Finding durable peace is the real goal. By Dr. Shmuel Katz Daily life in Israel is accompanied by the acknowledgement that Palestinian and/or Arab terrorism is…

High Art in Zion

Beyond aesthetics,  openings & gallery walls. By Monica Haim Some of the mini-projects are workshops led by designers and architects, for example, who teach…

From Glatt to Glam

Tel Aviv redefines kosher chic. By Monica Haim You might find some of the answers to your questions  about Kashrut in Maimonides’ Guide for the…

Desert Dweller

A road trip through the Negev celebrates the poetic spirit of Israel’s mystical south. By Monica Haim There is something about a place where the skies…

Modern Tel Aviv

A sensory account of Israel’s Soul Center tells the tale of a place where the past and future are evident in the present day. By Monica Haim…