City non-planning

I posted back in November about some neighborhood excitement over the planned recycling area in the Hursha, a neighborhood playground and garden. At the time, we were all disappointed because while an area had been paved for recycling bins, no …

Parent apps

They’re not just new parents, nor are they merely a couple, one of whom is a physicist/amateur computer programmer and the other a Arabic literature and comparative religion university lecturer. Jerusalemites Miriam Goldstein and Michael Feigenson are now app developers, …

Israel in the Spotlight

Becoming the belt

Pegged as Israel’s school for shoemaking and accessory design, there have been quite a few shoemakers, bag designers and other accessory makers who have graduated from The Guild Tel Aviv in recent years.


Finding success with sensual soaps and scrubs

An Israeli success story, Laline’s lotions, creams and scrubs are delighting customers across the country and increasingly across the globe. Laline shops have a crisp black and white coloring, designed to give a warm and welcoming feel to customers. Walking …