Thirteen-year-old Tal shopping for school supplies in Jerusalem on August 26, 2014. Photo by Nati Shohat/FLASH90

Though the routine of school starting on September 1 is welcomed by most Israelis, the emotional wounds of summer are still fresh.

This illustration shows the DeOrbiter 1 microsatellite attached to a much larger communication satellite after the rendezvous and docking process, and pushing it to the "graveyard orbit."

Israel’s first private space startup, Effective Space Solutions, says it will be ready to move misplaced satellites into the correct orbit in 18 months.

Adital Ela surrounded by natural materials in her studio.

‘My vision is to create objects that are alive and stay part of nature and the never-ending cycle of life,’ says Adital Ela, a TED Fellow based in Tel Aviv.

Herta and Paul Amir Building, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Whether you prefer museums and galleries, crafts shows or painting the sights yourself, Israel offers a range of old and new art-related experiences.

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