About Rachel Neiman

A veteran media professional who has lived in Israel since 1984, Rachel has been part of the ISRAEL21c organization since 2008. Prior to that, she served as managing editor of Globes Online, the English-language edition of Israel’s leading business daily, and before that, at The Jerusalem Post, as a business reporter, feature writer, and consumer columnist. Rachel began writing about Israeli technology companies at LINK Israel’s Business and Technology Magazine and is a professional Hebrew to English translator. In her spare time, she is an active member of the Havurat Tel Aviv congregation, and the Holyland Hash House Harriers, part of an international running and drinking disorganization.
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Nostalgia Israel

Garbage Goes Green

An increasingly affluent Israeli population has generated more and more rubbish, leading to changes in everything from our average trash can size to how we dispose of our recyclables.

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Nostalgia Israel

November 29, 1947

The UN General Assembly partition plan was received joyfully by the Jewish community and celebrated by the daily newspapers in pre-State Israel, despite the threat of war with the Arab states.

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Nostalgia Israel

Bernstein in Beersheva – 1948

During the War of Independence, conductor-composer Leonard Bernstein underwent a trial by fire that forged a bond with Israel and helped shape the country’s classical music scene. “I see my future as very close to the future of Israel.”